The derby is slightly more casual then the Oxford and is recognised by the eyelets stitched on top of the vamp. The Derby is probably the most versatile model, that bridges the gap between smart and smart casual wear. Because of it’s open lacing, the derby is suitable for wider feet or feet with a higher in-step.
It is important to regular maintain your shoes to ensure there longevity. Before applying any products make sure to clean your shoes using a humidiﬁed sponge or cloth, then let them dry.
Once dry, use a conditioning cream to hydrate the leather, which will bring back its suppleness and shine. Use a cloth to apply the cream, then wait 10 to 20 minutes before bufﬁng with a soft cloth.
If you want to give your patina an extra shine you can apply a good quality wax polish. Use a cotton rag twisted around your ﬁngers to apply the wax, then remove the excess with a soft brush. The wax adds a small degree of protection against water and dirt.
HOW TO STYLE
The Rosario is a very versatile shoe, that accommodates all styles aside for black tie.
CONSTRUCTION & LEATHER
The Rosario is available in two models: Dark Brown Calf and Black Calf, a selection of the finest leather from the French Tannerie d’Annonay.
The Rosario is Goodyear welted by our expert craftsman, and finished with a bark tanned leather sole, completely re-solable. Our leather soles are hand-stained and waxed to protect from the elements, they are endowed with a “gentleman’s corner” to prevent your heel from getting caught in your trousers cuffs.