Shape : Chisel toe derby
Color : Black
Construction : Blake welted handmade in France
Shoe upper : full grain calf leather (French origin)
Lining : Calf leather (French origin)
Sole : Cow leather (French origin)
These shoes are sold with a pair of beechwood shoe trees to retain the shape.
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Availability date: 0000-00-00
Lord Derby, a horse races organizer in the XVIIIth century, father of the famous Espom Derby, invented these shoes he gave his name to. His purpose was to get his jokeys wearing comfortable and practical shoes while staying elegant during the races, a requirement during these events. Derby shoes, nowadays considered a basic of shoes for men, have kept the very same characteristics.
Crespin offers you a chisel toe version of this standard. Fully made in France in the finest tradition, the full grain calf leather used for the shoe upper comes from “les tanneries du Puy”, a guarantee these shoes will last for years (if well maintained).
This model is a must-have in any gentleman wardrobe. The blake welted construction we use adds fineness to the conservative look of these shoes. This model fits perfectly with a suit.