Pros: excellent value/nice style and finishing
Cons: A Fine Pair of Shoes won't/can't ship to the US
“STYLE Loake Strand is a semi brogue Adelaide. Adelaide brogues are a variant of oxfords with broguing in a "U" shape around the laces and it does not intersect any other seams on the vamp, also called an "U Throat" oxford. Normally, an oxford shoe has two separate pieces of leather for the vamp and the quarter that are sewed together. An Adelaide brogue has just one piece of leather for the...” --wurger
Edward Green "Westminster" Double Monkstrap Captoe Dark Oak Handmade in England Limited availability
The popular Double Monks in the Inca last. It is a wider last than usual with a quick taper to a round toe.
Made for the adventurous gentleman, the Wolverine Wickham reinvents the refined style of the classic men's brogue for the modern-day working man. The Wickham's hand-rubbed leather upper features swirling perforated detail with subtle contrast color underlay. The short wing-tip design lends a sleek look on the foot, while leather sheepskin lining and a full leather-over-foam insole...
“ I was a happy 24 year old with my first real job and no decent shoes. I read that good shoes could be resoled and last decades, so I went to AE because it was reasonably priced and made in the US. (I found later the uppers are made in Brazil, a shameful deception.) The sales guy was out of calf Leeds in my size (9EEE) so he showed me the shells cordovan ones. I...” --trouble
“Excellent value. Compares well with C&J handgrade. Nice finishing/style on this adelaide. Slight fiddleback waist. Sizing was UK9.5/US10.5 width F (standard AS width.) Was a bit roomy for me in the width. I went down to an E on a subsequent 724 last order and liked the fit better. These were a great bargain at under 500 when AFPoS was able to ship the exclusive line to the US. At...” --Harrydog
The lightly distressed leather upper on this dress shoe from Frye gives it a natural, broken-in-look that's amazingly hip and stylish. The oxford features a six-eyelet lace-up front with a padded, leather-lined footbed and stacked wood heel. Pair it with a blazer or sport coat for a VIP look.
This is the offering from theshoemart.com and is a classic balmoral cap toe oxford.
General InfoRetail Price: $1500Brand: Sutor MantellassiCondition: NewUS Size: 8.5UK Size: 7.5Made In: ItalyOriginal Box: YesFabric InfoColor: Dark BrownUpper Content: 100% LeatherUpper Type: LeatherMeasurements & StylingInternal Length: 11"External Length: 12"External Width: 4.375"Heel Height: 1.25"Sole Type: DressSole Content: Leather