How to Wear Brogues
The Brogue was once considered an outdoor or country shoe and not acceptable for formal occasions, but has since evolved to include a variety of different styles that have now become acceptable in most formal occasions.
The brogue style has been refined without losing any of its sturdiness and although the classic brogue is designed in brown leather, there are now multiple colours, styles and materials available, including patent leather and suede. The versatility of the shoe means that it can be worn with various different outfits including everything from slim blue jeans and simple v-neck shirts, to chambray shirts and chinos. These days the classic brogue can even be worn with a two-piece pin-stripe suit.
Full Brogue (Wing Tip)
Full brogues are the most iconic of the style and are characterised by the pointed toe cap with wing-like extensions that run along both sides of the shoe. When viewed from the top the toe cap looks as though it has a ‘W’ shape seen here on our Stokes Tan brogue.