Brogue shoes are ‘oxford-looking’ types of shoes with decorative holes perforated around the cap toe, back, and around. The term ‘brogue’ is technically not a type of shoe. It refers to the decorative holes in a shoe caused by the perforation of its base leather – typically an Oxford or a […]

A loafer is any shoe without lace over a tongue, like the Oxford or derby. It’s a slip-on shoe that often comes with a tassel, mask, bit, or accessories to replace lacing. It is another staple of the classic gentleman. Loafers are lightweight footwear due to their thin soles compared […]

As the name suggests. An Oxford-looking shoe made with a single-cut base is produced using one whole piece of a single material to make the base. Instead of different materials patched together to form the various aspects of the base, the base of the whole cut shoe is made from one […]

A derby shoe is quite similar to an oxford, with different lacing. A derby has an open lacing. The two tabs at the tongue’s top (on each side) are not stitched together at the bottom. Pay attention to the photo below. Compared to the Oxford, the tabs are separated and […]