Wingtip Dress Shoes

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Wingtip Dress Shoes

Men’s Dress Shoes Bring Refined Looks to Complete your Formal Outfit Finding the right dress shoes can be difficult without the right selection. Fortunately, with an incredible variety of men’s sizes, styles and prices, you will find shoe shopping to be an absolute breeze. Whether you’re looking for a new pair for a special event or are hoping to build out your wardrobe, you’ll find the right fit. Options include oxfords, wingtips and other styles. Styles for Every Occasion Not all dress shoes for men are created equal. You wouldn’t wear the same shoes to work that you’d wear to a wedding, so it’s important to build out a functional and stylish wardrobe. If you’re looking for smart shoes that you can rock at the office or for drinks after work, then consider a pair of oxfords or loafers. Men’s fashion boots make a great addition to any weekend outfit, and wingtips are perfect for more formal occasions. Break the Mold without Breaking Your Budget There’s no reason for looking good to cost you a fortune, and it doesn’t have to! When you shop our collection of handsome men’s dress shoes, you’ll be able to find great picks at any price point. Best of all, you can count on excellent quality from all of your trusted brands, so rest assured that you’ll be getting a pair of shoes that stays with you through the years. Shop shoes from brand names like Clarks, Bostonian, Claiborne and Dockers and upgrade your formal wardrobe today!
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Wingtip Dress Shoes

Full brogues (also known as wingtips) are characterised by a pointed toe cap with extensions (wings) that run along both sides of the toe, terminating near the ball of the foot. Viewed from the top, this toe cap style is “W” shaped and looks similar to a bird with extended wings, explaining the style name “wingtips” that is commonly used in the United States. The toe cap of a full brogue is both perforated and serrated along its edges and includes additional decorative perforations in the center of the toe cap. A shoe with a wingtip-style toecap but no perforations is known as an “austerity brogue”, while a plain-toe shoe with wingtip-style perforations is a “blind brogue”.
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Wingtip Dress Shoes

The Brogue (derived from the Gaelic bróg (Irish), bròg (Scottish) “shoe”) is a style of low-heeled shoe or boot traditionally characterised by multiple-piece, sturdy leather uppers with decorative perforations (or “broguing”) and serration along the pieces’ visible edges. Modern brogues trace their roots to a rudimentary shoe originating in Ireland that was constructed using untanned hide. Brogues were traditionally considered to be outdoor or country footwear not otherwise appropriate for casual or business occasions, but brogues are now considered appropriate in most contexts. Brogues are most commonly found in one of four toe cap styles (full or “wingtip”, semi-, quarter and longwing) and four closure styles (Oxford, Derby, ghillie, and monk). Today, in addition to their typical form of sturdy leather shoes or boots, brogues may also take the form of business dress shoes, sneakers, high-heeled women’s shoes, or any other shoe form that utilises or evokes the multi-piece construction and perforated, serrated piece edges characteristic of brogues.
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Wingtip Dress Shoes

Brogues are most commonly found in one of four toe-cap styles (full or “wingtip” brogues, semi-brogues, quarter brogues and longwing brogues) and four closure styles (Oxford, Derby, ghillie and monk strap). Most commonly offered as a leather dress shoe, brogues may also come in the form of boots, canvas or leather sneakers or any other shoe type that includes or evokes the multi-piece construction and perforated, serrated edges characteristic of brogues.
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Wingtip Dress Shoes

Not all dress shoes for men are created equal. You wouldn’t wear the same shoes to work that you’d wear to a wedding, so it’s important to build out a functional and stylish wardrobe. If you’re looking for smart shoes that you can rock at the office or for drinks after work, then consider a pair of oxfords or loafers. Men’s fashion boots make a great addition to any weekend outfit, and wingtips are perfect for more formal occasions.
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Wingtip Dress Shoes

Dress Wingtips Our comfortable dress wingtips, like all of our men’s dress shoes, are designed to impress, with a refined style and comfort to last the entire work day and beyond. From stylish and modern waterproof wingtips to classic leather wingtips, the premium materials will stand up to everyday wear while retaining their like-new appearance for years to come. Choose from a variety of wingtips to fit your style.

Wingtip Dress Shoes

The word “brogue” was first used to describe a form of outdoor, country walking shoe in the early twentieth century traditionally worn by men. At that time the brogue was not considered to be appropriate for other occasions, social or business. Over time perceptions have changed and brogues are now considered appropriate in most contexts, including business. Brogues continue to be most common as leather dress and casual shoes and boots, but can also be found in many other forms including canvas and leather sneakers and high-heeled women’s shoes.
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Wingtip Dress Shoes

Our comfortable dress wingtips, like all of our men’s dress shoes, are designed to impress, with a refined style and comfort to last the entire work day and beyond. From stylish and modern waterproof wingtips to classic leather wingtips, the premium materials will stand up to everyday wear while retaining their like-new appearance for years to come. Choose from a variety of wingtips to fit your style.
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Looking for a pair of men’s wing tip shoes? We have the vast selection of wingtips for men in black, brown and numerous other colors from top brands like Clarks, Rockport, Cole Haan, Johnston & Murphy, Florsheim and more. Perfect for a dressy evening occasion, our men’s wing tip shoes make a classic and timeless fashion statement at surprisingly low prices.
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Spectator shoes (British English: Co-respondent shoes) are full brogue Oxfords constructed from two contrasting colours, typically having the toe and heel cap and sometimes the lace panels in a darker color than the main body of the shoe. Common color combinations include a white shoe body with either black or tan caps, but other colours can be used.
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Closure style is not a defining characteristic of the brogue and therefore brogues can be found in a variety of closure styles. Brogues are commonly available in laced Oxford, Derby or ghillie styles, but can also be found as buckle and strap monk shoes and slip-on shoes with or without elastic closures.

Finding the right dress shoes can be difficult without the right selection. Fortunately, with an incredible variety of men’s sizes, styles and prices, you will find shoe shopping to be an absolute breeze. Whether you’re looking for a new pair for a special event or are hoping to build out your wardrobe, you’ll find the right fit. Options include oxfords, wingtips and other styles.
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Quarter brogues are characterised by a cap toe with decorative perforations and serrations along the cap’s edge, however, unlike semi-brogues, quarter brogues have no decorative perforations in the center of the toe cap. Quarter brogues are more formal than semi brogues and full brogues; they are the most formal of dress shoes with brogueing, making them the ideal fit to pair with business attire (suits).
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Modern brogues trace their roots to a rudimentary shoe originating in Scotland and Ireland that was constructed using untanned hide. Modern brogues feature decorative perforations. These are often said to stem from the original Irish brogues as well, specifically from holes intended to allow water to drain from the shoes when the wearer crossed wet terrain such as a bog. However, contemporary descriptions of the original brogues do not mention such holes. The word “brogue” came into English in the late sixteenth century. It comes from the Gaelic bróg (Irish), bròg (Scottish) “shoe”, from the Old Norse “brók” meaning “leg covering”. The Scots word brogue is also used to denote a bradawl or boring tool as well as the action of piercing with such a tool.
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Longwing brogues (also known in the US as “English” brogues, and in the UK as “American” brogues) are Derby style shoes characterised by a pointed toe cap with wings that extend the full length of the shoe, meeting at a center seam at the heel. Longwing Derby brogues were most popular in the US during the 1970s, and although the popularity of this style has decreased, it remains available.
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The ghillie style of full brogue has no tongue, to facilitate drying, and long laces that wrap around the leg above the ankle and tie below the calf to facilitate keeping the tie clear of mud. Despite the functional aspects of their design, ghillies brogues are most commonly seen as a component of traditional, formal Scottish dress and are worn primarily for social occasions.