Oxford and Derby Shoes

Traditionally, Oxford shoes described a style of men’s footwear with closed lacing, a design dating back to 18th-century Europe. Sometimes referred to as Balmorals in the United States, the standard Oxford shoe, with its flat-capped toe and smooth leather finish, was once considered the dressiest variety of men’s shoe, but Oxfords evolved to encompass a range of popular looks. One key characteristic of Oxford shoes is that the pieces of...Continue Reading