journal: Alfred Sargent

Double Monk Strap Shoes

The double monk strap shoe is one of the most unique shoes you can buy. It gracefully embodies a number of contradictions. Its of the moment but also very classic. Its simply designed but surprisingly intricate. It comes from a formal background but can be very casual when you want it to be.

We have a number of double monk strap styles in stock at a wide range of prices and styles. From the suede 505 from St. Crispin’s to the oak Ramsey from Alfred Sargent, all would be a versatile and character-filled addition to your wardrobe.

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Wholecut Shoes

The beauty of a wholecut shoe is it’s clean smooth silhouette and unbroken lines. These are shoes made from a single piece of leather, which wraps around the feet like a baby’s swaddling blanket. As a result the fit is so comfortable you may never want to wear another style of shoe.

Wholecuts are more commonly made by English and European shoemakers, not so much by American manufacturers. Here are a few examples of some of the best in class.

Gaziano & Girling Cooper, Deco Last, Vintage Chestnut

St. Crispin Simply, Chiseled Last, Antique Burgundy

Alfred Sargent Milton, AS53 Last, Black Calfskin

 Edward Green Newbury, 888 Last, Burgundy Crup

Corthay Casanova, Sculpted Last, Vieux Bois Box Calf

St. Crispin 546, Riva Last, Dark Brown/Beige Piping

Gaziano & Girling Sinatra, TG73 Last, Black Calfskin

Corthay Belphegor, Sevres Last, Lie de Vin Box Calf


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Alfred Sargent Ramsey, Double Monk Strap

Since 1899 Alfred Sargent & Company have been producing fine welted shoes in Northamptonshire, England. To this day the company maintains their commitment to excellence with pride and dedication.

We have partnered with AS on several levels from their top of the line Handgrade range to our camo collaboration with Nick Wooster as well as house brand shoes. At every step along the way they have delivered shoes of a consistently high standard.

It is our pleasure to present a selection of Alfred Sargent’s “Exclusive Range” models. The range features shoes made the old fashioned English way, welted classics that are a cut above the rest. These shoes feature rolled waists and channel stitched soles, beautiful finishing and plenty of value.

The Ramsey double monk strap is in stock in Oak Antique and Black calfskin on a soft square last. Always a statement the Ramsey is super versatile and now available for the first time in New York exclusively at Leffot.

99 Last, Black Calfskin, Rolled Waist, Channeled Leather Soles

99 Last, Oak Antique, Rolled Waist, Channeled Leather Soles

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