Blog 6: 5 most-common kinds of dress shoes (5/8) - 1/2
Oxfords are the classic formal shoes that work best for a dressy look. They’re essentially characterised by the eyelets for shoelaces and are generally in found classic black and shades of brown.
Oxfords generally complement formalwear, both western & Indian and very occasionally a pair of smart-fit jeans with a shirt and/or suit jacket.
The ‘Monk strap’ refers to the buckled strap that replaces shoelaces. One, two or three straps, they’re the sign of a man who knows his style.
They’re best paired with a formal outfit. Try colour matching the shoes, belt & watch buckles for a complete look.
Dress boots are the hybrid - dress shoes reaching above the ankle. They come in multiple styles - Chelsea, Brougai, and wingtip.
We already know the styling powers of a boot - smart jeans or dress pants, they’re all friends.