Monks and Derby shoes

A monk shoe is a style of shoe with no lacing, closed by a buckle and strap. It is moderately formal shoe: less formal than a full Oxford (American: Balmoral); but more so than an open Derby (American: Blücher). In between these, it is one of the main categories of men's shoes. If it has a cap toe, it is usually brogued, and is popular in suede.

Popular styles:
Loake shoes:
Paisley
Islington
Blackfriars
Telford
Dean
McDowell
Paisley

Sanders shoes:
Stamford

A Derby or Gibson shoe (Blücher in America) is a style of leather shoe with open lacing. The tongue of the shoe is made with the same piece of leather as the vamp, and the facings with the lacing holes meet together over the tongue, and are not stitched to the tongue at the bottom. It is sometimes incorrectly called a style of Oxford shoe, which refers exclusively to shoes with closed lacing.

Popular styles:
Loake shoes
Regent
Badminton
Waterloo
Pendragon
Bogart
Hopkins
Braemar
Waverley
771
Epsom

Sebago shoes:
Sagamore
Seabury
Harwich

Trickers shoes:
Bourton
Ilkley
Keswick

Sanders shoes:
Cambridge
Shaftesbury

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