- May 3, 2017
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Ah! Interesting information there.Those are called “Ghillies”. They are made as part of dress wear for a Scottish outfit. Knee socks, garters, a dirk and your kilt.
I had seen these (to me) strange John Lobb shoes, and now realize that they are styled after Ghillies, down to the tassels on the laces.
I've been wearing these 1960s Bostonians lately while there's still some summer left. Nice! Definitely something to be said for lighter weight and breathable shoes in the summer. Although, -these- may be the ultimate breathable summer dress shoes. And the maker is...