Difference Between Oxford & Derby
  • Brogue is a shoe with perforated design pattern.
  • Oxford is a shoe which has a toe cap and has lace closing with merging seam lines

Following image explains it visually



Oxford shoe has a toe-cap and the lace panel touches each other; a shoe must meet these two criteria for it to be called OXFORD



Brogue is a shoe with perforated pattern and depending on the perforations and where it has been done, there can be multiple kinds of brogues.

The wingtip [as in the image] is the most evolved perforated pattern, but it can also be minimal – only in toe cap for example.


Is Brogue a Formal Shoe?

Oxford is a formal shoe but Brogue is not necessarily formal. One can create a Brogue with Sneaker Sole which is smart informal but not a formal shoe. Colehaan Zero Grand series has some of the most popular Sneaker Brogues.


What happens when the eyelets panel seam don’t kiss each other?

Then it becomes a Derby Shoe

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