AW15 Product Spotlight : Durham
A historic pattern dating back hundreds of years, the Algonquin or five eyelet split toe Derby, is a world recognised style...Read More
Produced in March 1995. Last 325 is a Main Collection last, with a medium round toe and increased toe depth. Now in production for over 20 years, 325 is a best-selling last with its own timeline. Famed for country styles and loafers, 325 also offers width options in both E & G. With three standout styles that are worn worldwide, the 325 collection is only enhanced with due care and attention.
Derby shoes are possibly the most versatile of all shoe styles, bridging the gap between smart and smart casual wear with ease. A Brogue Derby is easily the most recognisable variation, made popular with the introduction of the full country Brogue which was developed for practical uses in the fields. The sequence of operations for constructing a Derby, differs to an Oxford. Inside and outside Quarters are stitched to a tab point either side of the vamp and the tongue is cut as part of the vamp and is not a separate component. Often referred to as ‘Open Lacing’.