As one of our top styles, the Consul classic Oxford – named historically for the English ambassadors and politicians abroad who wore it – stands out for its sleek, elegant upper with double stitching on the toecap and quarter lining as well as for its practicality. A special foam is inserted between the leather sock and insole for added comfort.
The leather is carefully chosen, keeping in mind the final phase when waxes are applied by hand to gradually create subtle nuances that enhance the original beauty of the material, in truly unique finishes. The shoe is Goodyear constructed and its leather sole features the Church’s logo and the company's provenance, 'Northampton England’.
The Burwood, with its wingtip broguing, deep polished binder shine and storm welted triple sole, offers a smart and practical option for the businessman on the go.
Suits can easily become standard issue, though the right shoe (and in the right hue) can distinguish your look. A navy ensemble can be paired with this classic Oxford in an eye-catching Sandalwood shade to add a tinge of daring distinction.
The Chelsea boot’s design may have royal origins (it is said to have been created by Queen Victoria’s shoemaker) though today, it is considered to be a footwear staple for the contemporary woman on the go.
Practicality and elegance go hand in hand, making the Merstone a go-to shoe for work and weekends, effortlessly taking you from day to night. Made from premium calf leather in a bold Bordeaux with a sophisticated matt finish, the boot also features a svelte silhouette and anti-slip rubber soles.
A classic spirit takes on a modern-day allure, punctuated by an unexpected dash of determination. Elegance reaches new heights.
As part of the innovative Contemporary Goodyear Welted Collection, the Leyton Derby shoe combines a sleek aesthetic with technically advanced characteristics, including a unique, 3cm rubber heel, achieving the ultimate balance between sophistication and sturdiness.
A traditional temperament with a youthful disposition, easygoing by nature though eager to make an impression.
The Burwood, historically constructed for crossing wet terrains, takes on new life for the contemporary wearer with a durable Dainite sole, storm welt and inimitable polished binder finish to elegantly battle the elements.
She lives on the edge between masculinity and femininity, blending both worlds into one contemporary concoction. A menswear classic slims down and softens up, adding an unconventional finishing touch to every look.
The Lowick w g Oxford is crafted from a soft, premium calf leather and buffed to a flawless matt finish. Delicate details like a double-stitched toecap and gimped edges are illuminated by a radiant, orange-brown hue.
Low key looks can be transformed by the simple sheen of a well-shined shoe. This small, but important detail, evokes a natural air of refinement that shifts the tone of an ensemble, taking on a more formal key.
The Chetwynd, a classic Oxford, features a unique polished finish, which is applied to top quality leather for an exquisite and deep shine. Full broguing and gimped edges add exceptional finishing touches to an already noteworthy style
A mysterious demeanour alludes to layers of character that lie just beneath the tough but polished surface. This voyager toes the line between practicality and panache.
The single strap monk shoe is unequivocal in its homage to straightforward style though a closer look reveals a series of debonair details, including a leather lining, impeccable hand stitching and a storm-welted sole, which set the Meadwell apart from the rest.
The Oxford is a style with “closed lacing” in which the shoelace eyelet tabs are attached under the vamp. The women’s versions feature slimmer, more feminine silhouettes with particular style details from the classic Burwood wg full brogue and its studded companion, the Burwood met, to the more robust Indigo with its unique micro-rubber wedge heel.
The Derby shoe is also a lace-up, but with “open lacing”, in which the shoelace eyelet tabs are sewn on top of the vamp. The Shannon 2 wr is a ladylike replica of the eponymous whole cut counterpart for men and is one of the most popular styles in the women’s collection.
The monk strap features a foundation similar to that of a Derby shoe though in lieu of laces, closes with a single or double strap and buckle instead. The women’s collection includes the simply sophisticated Liverpool wg cap toe and the more decorative Lana r with full broguing.
The loafer is a slip-on style that is generally considered a more casual shoe and sometimes associated with a collegiate aesthetic. The Sally r takes inspiration from the traditional men’s penny loafer, though with a lower vamp and delicate details for a more feminine look.
The key elements of an off-duty look, from apparel to accessories, should offer a balanced blend of comfort and understated elegance. The Meadwell monk strap is both practical and stylish as a footwear option.
The Aintree bag, named after the eponymous equestrian centre and racecourse in England, offers a completely contemporary take on the traditional hunting bag, transforming it into the perfect holdall for business trips or weekend getaways. Made from the finest Scandinavian hides, the Aintree combines lightweight strength with exquisitely fine details including a bridle hook and herringbone lining.
The Burwood rests comfortably along the confines of one aesthetic and the next, taking on different personalities based on the wearer and resulting in veritable style alter egos.
The shoe’s elegance quotient goes up when worn with more laid-back elements like denim, countering the casually collegiate attire. Pairing it with a more refined look has the opposite effect as the full brogue Oxford’s thick triple sole conveys its unmistakably rugged appeal. Such chameleonic qualities render the Burwood the go-to shoe for the modern-day man.
The key to off-duty dressing is striking the right balance between refinement and relaxation. A sleek, polished lace-up provides the perfect formal accent to offset a more informal ensemble.
The Grafton Derby shoe is a solid selection – wingtips with intricate broguing and gimped edges and a unique, hand-applied finish embellish a thick triple sole to create an all-around style with polished practicality.
A well-made, well-polished dress shoe enhances the elegance of a look, no matter the style. Each presents a unique disposition, making the choice entirely personal though consistently classy.
The contemporary nonchalance of the Meadwell monk strap contends with the decorative distinction of the Burwood lace-up brogue, while both feature thick, storm-welted soles that add in an unexpected layer of versatility and durability.
Monk strap shoes are said to originate back to the 11th century as the preferred footwear of monks and clergymen for their simplicity and user friendliness. Hundreds of years later, this straightforward yet sophisticated style has become somewhat of a staple, recognized for its practicality and comfort, a winning combination for the contemporary gentleman.
Toeing the formality frontier between loafers and lace-ups, the monk shoe reveals a certain level of versatility, adapting effortlessly to both outfits and situations. A number of variations have emerged from the single strap Westbury to the double strap Ledstone Nevada in an exquisite Walnut shade while the iconic Shanghai presents a completely revisited rendition.
An easy-going air belies a sophisticated spirit. Closer inspection reveals polished details and unexpected resilience – an elegance that withstands the test of time.
Known as a Golosh brogue, the Grafton features a thick triple sole and a storm welt that helps keep water out. Exquisite broguing on the wing cap and upper adds a layer of refinement that speaks to an evolving gentleman with contemporary taste.
The line between men’s and women’s fashion has become more and more ambiguous with influences and inspirations shifting freely from one to the other throughout the decades.
Thanks to this cultural phenomenon, starting in the early 1900s, the distinctly masculine footwear of Church’s was translated ever so smoothly into women’s styles – in 1921, Church’s introduced its very first model for women called “Archmoulded”, because it was shaped to the foot’s arch.
Ever since, Church’s has continued to design a series of lace-ups, monk straps and loafers for women featuring unique variations such as the high micro-rubber wedge heel of the Indigo , inspired by the men’s Burwood or the alternative Burwood Met and its studded brogue detailing. Despite inherent similarities to their male counterparts, the women’s models succeed in evoking a feminine sophistication that truly makes a style statement.
Conspicuously casual with a tenacious demeanour. An original approach to style that thinks outside the box.
The Meadwell monk strap is a unique alternative to the lace-up, blending comfort and ease with meticulous hand stitching, an eye-catching shine and a distinctive single buckle. A fresh take on relaxed formality.
As the name suggests, the plain toe has no decorations and offers a clean, simple look.
A cap toe is actually a separate piece of leather sewn onto the front of a shoe (to form a “cap”), though visually looks like a horizontally stitched line. There can be decorative perforations along this line (quarter brogue) and/or decorations on the toe as well (semi-brogues).
This toe style is the most stylistic, featuring the winged brackets characteristically accompanied by decorative perforations (full or longwing brogue).
The apron toe is characterised by a line of stitching that goes from the middle of the shoe, around the toecap, and back to the middle on the other side. The only variation in the split toe is seam that runs down the middle of the front at the toecap.