Choosing the right shoes for work can be a challenge for many ladies، due to the many standards that need to be met in the shoe that you will a spend a long period in، which it should be a comfort، chic and practical.
Standards which are met in the “Oxford shoe”، it can be considered to be a very suitable piece for work، in addition to being comfortable، functional stylish، it is suitable for a formal or semi-formal look.
Noteworthy، an Oxford shoe is characterized by shoelace eyelets tabs that are attached under the vamp، a feature termed "closed lacing".
This contrasts with Derbys، or Blüchers، which have shoelace eyelets attached to the top of the vamp.
Originally، Oxfords were plain، formal shoes، made of leather، but they evolved into a range of styles suitable for formal، uniform، or casual wear. Based on function and the dictates of fashion، Oxfords are now made from a variety of materials، including calf leather، faux and genuine patent leather، suede، and canvas.
They are normally black or brown، and may be plain or patterned (Brogue).
Oxfords first appeared in Scotland and Ireland، where they are occasionally called Balmorals after Balmoral Castle.
However، the shoes were later named Oxfords after Oxford University. This shoe style did not appear in North America until the 1800s.
In the United States، Oxfords are called "Bal-type" as opposed to "Blucher-type". In France، Oxfords are known as Richelieu.
Oxfords were derived from the Oxonian، a half-boot with side slits that gained popularity at Oxford University in 1800.
Here are the latest shoe fashion trends for winter 2018.