Details about 51 WL
Upon first glance, No. 51 WL is a tassel loafer made from dark brown velours. Unlike its traditional predecessors, though, this model does not feature a leather shoe lace threaded around the opening, nor does it feature a U-shaped vamp insert. The two tassels stitched to the centre of the instep serve a merely decorative purpose.
A lightweight look and feel—the women’s loafer in dark brown velours
Just like a moccasin, this Blake-stitched loafer from our “Italian Line” does entirely without lacing. That being said, this model is far more elegant and suitable for everyday wear than the famous Native American shoe. This loafer’s continuous shaft is unbroken in appearance save for a delicate seam at the heel. Unlike the footwear made famous by the indigenous North Americas, this model features an additional protective insole as well as soft calfskin lining. The loafer’s firm outsole and heel are also made from leather. Finally, it also features a non-slip rubber sole; as such, this dark brown women’s loafer is perfect for poor weather conditions.
No. 51 WL has a laissez-faire look and feel. Whether worn on warm summer days or in the cooler period between seasons, this dark brown women’s loafer is highly versatile, thanks to the premium materials from which it has been made.
These light, flexible slip-on shoes were invented at the turn of the 20th century and are considered offshoots of moccasins. Loafers also feature a thin leather outsole and a heel.
Gently rounded towards the toe, with a toe box that rises slightly from the ground. This last lies close to the foot at the instep, and is of an average width at the middle. Significantly narrower than the classic last, the elegant last is recommended for average and low insteps.
Processed velours is an extremely fine, fully-dyed type of rough leather that is taken from the flesh side of the hide. Velours is extremely soft and resistant to soiling. It is easy to care for; regular brushing with a suede brush suffices to keep your velours shoes in good shape.
The models in this collection are the products of traditional Tuscan handicraft. These dreamy, Blake-stitched shoes are made from the finest leathers, and boast truly stylish designs. 100% made in Italy.