At the height of their popularity during the fifties and sixties, Saddle Shoes were a staple of preppy Ivy Leaguers. The preppy doctrine Take Ivy includes an Ivy Wardrobe Directory, which lists the following shoes. These preppy pairs are made for us on the Barrie last with oil-soaked flex soles. They’re light as a feather and look great with jeans and khakis, as well as gray or navy slacks.
Barrie Last, Tan Suede and Navy CXL, Flex Soles
The Tukabuk is a suede moc from Quoddy. Made on comfortable crepe soles, it’s a casual option for your spring and summer weekends. This is a great shoe that’s perfect for bare feet and exploring the outdoors. Wear them with chinos or light-colored jeans.
Tukabuk, Navy or Toast Suede, Crepe Soles
Our new Alden x Leffot loafers are made on the Plaza last in navy suede. The combination of an unlined forefoot and flex soles makes for a shoe that’s easy to wear and sure to turn heads. These have quite a unique and casually elegant style that makes it easy to wear them sockless and with shorts, or with a pair of slacks and a sportcoat. Get ready, spring.
Plaza Last, Navy Suede, Flex Soles
There are some men who say there isn’t anything that doesn’t look great with a pair of brown suede shoes. We wouldn’t couldn’t agree more. Mink suede is lush in texture and vibrant in color, but subtle enough to pair with just about any hue.
On the Chelsea model, a classic, equally versatile cap toe balmoral, this shoe is just about as good as it gets when it comes to wearability and comfort. Made with the masterful craftsmanship of Edward Green, these will compliment your clothing for years to come.
82 Last, Mink Suede, Single Leather Soles