Gentlemens Shoes 101 – The Derby

When an occasion doesn't call for a gentleman to wear the more formal Oxford shoe, the Derby is the next choice. The style is also known as the Bl├╝cher, so named after the General who first came up with the idea of putting overlapping side pieces of leather to be attached to his soldier's boots. …

Gentlemens Shoes 101 – The Oxford

In keeping with the coming of spring I think any gentleman should turn his mind to is the state of his shoes. If his footwear is lacking, so too, will be the company he so desires upon his arm. To this end let's get the basics down. The most formal style of mens shoe is …