Better known in Britain as »co-respondent shoes« or »two tones«, bicoloured full-brogues like No. 154 became fashionable in the US at the turn of the 20th century. Across the pond they’re known as »spectators«. These fascinating lace-up shoes were the height of men’s and women’s fashion in the 1930s, when they were worn by Hollywood greats such as Fred Astaire, Gene Kelly and Leila Hyams.
The supreme discipline of shoe manufacturing. In an elaborate process, the upper and outsole are sewn together using a thin strip of leather. This makes the shoes extremely stable, durable, dimensionally stable and extremely easy to repair.
Probably the most elegant men's shoe model in the world. Provided with the characteristic closed lacing, the Oxford is the shoe classic for the upscale occasion.