I was thinking of Dainite-soled shoes; I wouldn't wear rubber-soles shoes for formal occasions but don't think twice about wearing them to the office (since they're miles ahead of whatever square-toed monstrosities my coworkers are sporting).
I believe it was Manton who said the black punch cap is the ne plus ultra of business shoes.
Actually it was black stitch caps, to which countered that his Phillip 2 punch caps were full of enough "win" to qualify.
I've read that post way too many times lol
Although I still don't have any dirty bucks, penny loafers, or suede monks.