Brogue shoes?

Postby iab » November 9th, 2016, 10:56 am

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Apparently a British thing. I found them looking for an oxford with a contrasting sole. Anyone know what defines it as a "brogue"? Also, I could not find a lot of US sources. Any leads on buying in the US? You know, makin' 'merka great aginn. :wink:

Some examples,

Grenson Archie

NPS Wilson Gibson

Ted Baker (not so keen on these. not chunky enough)

Ben Sherman (also, not that chunky)

Re: Brogue shoes?

Postby yo » November 9th, 2016, 12:21 pm

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Brogue typically refers to the "broguing" or that type or perforations around the edges of the leather where you get one large perf flanked by two smaller ones. Typically it refers to a wingtip with brogue perf, but other styles of oxford can have it as well. Cole Haan typically has some good options with nice last shapes.... retail therapy?

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Postby Sain » November 9th, 2016, 12:40 pm

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Allen Edmonds Makes a beautiful brogue.

These are actually my I'm invited to a wedding shoes.
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Postby Dan Lewis » November 9th, 2016, 4:15 pm

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Also, I could not find a lot of US sources. Any leads on buying in the US?

I can't think of a dress shoe manufacturer that dosn't make a brogue of one type or another. Available everywhere in the US, made in the US a different story.

Alden, men’s dress shoes, made in Middleborough, MA since 1884
Allen Edmonds, men’s boots and dress shoes, made in Port Washington, Wisconsin
Eastland Men’s Shoes, made in Maine
Neil M Footwear, made in Wynne, Arkansas
Oakstreet Bootmakers, made in Chicago, Illinois
Rancourt & Co, men’s dress shoes, made in Lewiston, Maine
Walk-Over, men’s casual shoes, made in since 1758

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