LOAKE - Perth Gibson in Brown Suede
Derby or Gibson shoes are the workhorse of the dress shoe world: wear them with a suit, with jeans, with chinos, to a meeting or out to dinner. They are sturdy, appropriate for most occasions and a must-have for every man’s closet.
Description: The Loake Perth is a 5-eyelet plain front derby with a round toe. It’s brown suede finish leans a little more casual, but still polished. It is part of the 1880 Anniversary Collection, which focuses on the brand’s most classic pieces.
Color: Brown suede
Sole: Goodyear welted double leather sole
Origin: Made in Kettering, England
Lining: Fully leather lined
About Loake Shoes: Loake was established in Kettering, England by brothers John, William, and Thomas Loake in 1880 creating military boots for soldiers in both WWI and WWII. In 1945, Loake launched its first stock line, that they still produce, using the Goodyear welting process. They received the Royal Warrant in 2007 for their supreme quality and remain one of the most revered shoemakers to date.