Burwood is a classic full brogue Oxford, a style that historically was constructed using untanned hide whose perforations allowed water to drain from the shoes when the wearer crossed wet terrains. The unique polished binder finish is applied to full grain leather, giving the shoes a beautiful, deep shine.
The size, fit, last, quality control number, date and style name are all written by hand on the inside of the upper in a special calligraphy. The thick triple sole, made of leather or Dainite, features a storm welt with bead around the top, which helps keep water out.
Style, quality and ambition live on way after the challenges and satisfactions of terms and academic achievements, setting the base for a man’s success, both in and out of the boardroom. Regardless of marks and goals, a handsome pair of Derby shoes earns major style points just like the Grafton, or Golosh brogue, with its classic rounded toe, perforated and gimped edges and a winged cap. A labor-intensive exercise enhanced by an exclusive polished binder that further sets off its deep and lush shine.
Worn under traditional of suits or new-generation sportswear, each pair caters to men who appreciate the finer details in life.
From the longest of times, high-profile English colleges represent the quintessence of cultural heritage, one also associated with a precise look. Lessons of style where tradition and trendiness meld with an innate elegance and off-kilter effortlessness. Always interpreted with a contemporary twist to a unique effect, generation after generation.
Regardless of one’s fashion inclinations, the Shannon with its exquisite clean-cut Derby line fits under anything with a rakish formality and timeless appeal. Originally designed for sportier purposes, it is crafted from a single and flawless piece of leather that makes it extremely precious yet very versatile.