Recognizable due to their sleek and polish look, wholecut shoes spread pure elegance through their clean lines and perfect surface. Basically, they’re oxfords made from one single piece of leather, because they have a closed-throat lacing system too. Most dress shoes have multiple pieces sewn together. In wholecut shoes, there are no added pieces – no vamps or [...]
It has happened to all of us once. My experience in selling in shops has taught me that in general we tend to buy shoes smaller than we should. I do not know the reason. Perhaps smaller feet look better or maybe the shoes themselves are more attractive the smaller the size. Whatever the case, [...]
The eternal question: How are Oxford shoes different to Derby shoes? Despite their being terms which are used frequently, in general few people know the answer. In our shop in Mallorca we have heard everything: that the Oxfords are just Brogues, or that Derby shoes - or Bluchers – are made with a simpler construction. Others, simplifying, call all handmade shoes for [...]
If you have already acquired a pair of Monge shoes and now you want to know how to best take care of them, so that they as perfect as their first day, take down this advice. You’ll keep them looking as if they were new. The first thing we must bear in mind is that [...]
Estás feliz con tus nuevos Monge y quieres que estén como el primer día durante mucho tiempo. Ten en cuenta unos consejos para mantenerlos bien más tiempo.
La artesanía vinculada al calzado en Mallorca viene de antiguo, arranca en la Edad Media y llega hasta nuestros días. En MONGE, trabajamos mano a mano con artesanos de la isla que, con mucho mimo y dedicación, confeccionan cada uno de nuestros pares.
Below we set out four weighty reasons for buying quality handmade shoes. We are absolutely certain each reason is valid. 1. You are going to save money. Although this sounds like a paradox: you save by spending more on good shoes. Well-looked after they can last for almost ever. How often do you have to [...]
Suede shoes are a must; they are extremely cool and give the wearer a balanced classy-casual touch. People are afraid of them because they think they get dirty easily, but suede leather is very robust and perfect for casual shoes. Unlike calfskin, suede does not scratch or scuff. Its worst enemy are greasy substances, but [...]
If you don’t mind, we would like to give you a little but huge advice from your friends at MONGE: the one shoe every man should have in his wardrobe is a black lace-up. This is for us the same as the “Little Black Dress” is for women. It seems simple but most of the guys [...]