PLOWDEN The Plowden is a Derby shoe with a fringe detail on the upper, contributing to this style's unique and contemporary aesthetic. The style, made over the 133 Last in a luxurious suede, is both refined and robust at the same time thanks to a leather lining and rubber commando sole, making it perfect for everyday wear. This version comes in a particularly lustrous sandalwood shade. Each shoe is finished and polished with the utmost care and its details are written by hand inside the upper in a special calligraphy, rendering each pair truly one of a kind.
As the winter mist rolls, suede is one of those richly-textured materials that immediately conjures images of frosty moments with its luxurious and cozy feel, epitomizing the perfect juxtaposition between dressing up or down. A timeless fall favourite, the desire for suede hardly abates thanks to its all-around appeal that ranges from sartorial elegance to week-end nonchalance. And once again, it’s the details that highlight the added value with an on-edge personality.
Just like the ones that characterize the Plowden Derby shoe, perfectly in-line with the suede trend yet uniquely distinctive for its fringed upper that contributes to its exclusive and contemporary aesthetic. Built over the 133 last, this lace-up is at once luxurious and sturdy thanks to a leather lining, rubber commando sole and its rich sandalwood shade.
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.
The latter-day gent will never let comfort overshadow elegance. So blending the two has become a masterful style exercise obtained through the highest forms of expertise and unique treatments aimed at finding the right balance between form and function. In this vein, the full-grain smoky treatment of the bi-color Burwood fume in black and burgundy confers a rich and handsome finish to the most traditional of Oxford brogues.
Historically cobbled using untanned hide with perforations that allowed water to drain on wet grounds, this triple-soled style seamlessly adapts to the big city life and countryside escapades