The Oxford style dates back to the 17th century, originating at Oxford University where men used to wear side-slit boots known as Oxonian boots. The style notably features closed lacing, delivering an elegant looking shoe suitable for a variety of formal occasions.
Opposite to the Derby, its closed lacing systems creates a tighter fitting, which can leave less room for people with a wider foot.
Key features of an Oxford Shoe are:
- Closed lace system
- Snug fit across top of the foot
Newman & Regent offer three different styles of the traditionally formal Oxford shoe: our Oxford Wing Tip, Oxford Semi Brogue and Oxford Toe Cap. Available in a selection of luxurious and hard-wearing leather colours and sole options.
Our Oxford shoes are 100% made in the UK from our factory in Kettering, Northampton, by a team of talented clickers, stitchers & cordwainers.
View our Oxford shoe range here: https://newmanandregent.com/collections/oxfords