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Art.-No.: 594
SHOEPASSION
N° 594
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£ 259.00
Lieferzeit 3-4 days
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Sportive and elegant double monk in dark brown. Crafted from finest velours leather, this classic men’s shoe boasts a soft leather upper, a fine toecap and two decorative silver buckles. Worn with more relaxed suits, it is the perfect companion for less formal settings.

Info Collectioni
Durable
Exquisite
leathers
Goodyear-
welted
Easy to
repair
Perfect fit
Maintains its shape
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N° 594 details

Take a look at our double monk strap, crafted from dark brown velours leather. Friends of the double monk will love the long, drawn-out vamp, which shows off the polished buckles to perfection.

The origin of this unusual piece of men’s footwear has long been the subject of heated debate. Although the name is reminiscent of monks’ footwear, which was equipped with buckles, it is probably a modern adaptation of the classic buckle shoe of the 17th and 18th century. Monks liked the buckle style of the shoe because it was hard-wearing and long-lasting.

Double Monk from velours – stands out from the crowd

Our No. 594 is similar to the Derby style, but instead of shoelaces it has two leather straps. Two silver buckles, fastened on to the two leather straps, close our double monk in dark brown. The fine velours leather underlines the unconventional look, running between sportive and casual and classically elegant. The stitched-on toecap meanwhile emphasises the dynamic appearance.

Our No. 594 is the right option for all gentlemen, who are looking for a comfortable slip-on shoe with a bit more flamboyance than a standard lace-up shoe, without being too casual. For dinner or a professional meeting you might prefer lace-up shoes. But every man should own a pair of double monks; a wardrobe essential and highly versatile piece of footwear.

In all, this is the perfect alternative to smooth leather shoes and matches jeans, chinos and suits in blue, green, grey and of course all shades of brown. Under wide trousers the double monk is hard to recognize from a classic Derby. Thus fans of this style wear the double monk with thin narrow trousers to show it off.

Double Monk

Double Monk

Although similar to the Derby style, this buckle-closed shoe has a unique character of its own. Characterised by two decorative buckles, the dark-brown double monk strap is distinguished and unconventional.

Classic Last

Classic Last

The standard British last form. Subtly and elegantly narrows at the front of the shoe, without sharply rising from the ground. The average width at the ball of the foot provides a great fit for average feet.

Velours

Velours

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.

General information about our formal shoe collection

Goodyear-Welted

Goodyear-Welted

The gold standard when it comes to shoe manufacturing. Goodyear welting is a painstaking process that involves stitching the shaft and outsole to a thin strip of leather. Shoes made this way are extremely stable, durable, breathable, and easy to repair.

Handcrafted

Handcrafted

Mass-produced shoes are glued together on assembly lines. All of our premium, full-leather shoes, on the other hand, are handcrafted to the finest standards of quality. You can see and feel the difference.

Full-Leather Shoes

Full-Leather Shoes

The high quality of these shoes is reflected in their high leather content. Their uppers, lining, insoles, and outsoles are made from the finest leather. They even have leather heels, made by painstakingly stacking thin layers of leather on top of one another.

Construction

Construction

These shoes consist of roughly 65 separate parts. They took about 210 steps to assemble. We rely upon premium materials and traditional production methods to ensure that our footwear is of the absolute highest quality.

Gentleman's Corner

Gentleman's Corner

These shoes come equipped with a so-called "gentleman's corner". This is a small notch cut from the inside corner of the heel. This has a practical purpose—it prevents your trouser leg from catching on your shoe.

Breathable

Breathable

This shoe boasts a high proportion of leather, and has been assembled without the use of adhesive bonding—both of these factors ensure proper air circulation and prevent moisture from penetrating the surface. Dry, well-ventilated feet are healthy feet.

Delivery Content

Of course, our focus is on your new pair of shoes. But to underline our passion for our products, we enclose a few extras in your shipment. We hope that sparks your excitement about your new footwear.

Delivery
Shoebox

Shoebox

Our passion for our products is reflected in their packaging. All of our shoes come in an elegant black shoebox emblazoned with the SHOEPASSION.com logo. Said shoebox is easy to open, thanks to a special opening on the side, and comes with a note on our philosophy.

Shoe Bag

Shoe Bag

These shoes come stored inside two shoe bags, packed into a shoebox. Shoe bags are a great way to maintain their condition—they protect your footwear from soiling and scratching. They also let you transport your shoes in style.

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Made in EU

While most of our peers in the shoe industry are still unable to guarantee shoes that are »made in the EU«, we’re able to prove that our shoes are just that. We use leather from France and Germany, manufacture our shoes in Spain, and run distribution and logistics in Germany—our shoes are 100% made in Europe.

Environmentally sustainable

For many companies, all that matters are the profits; they fail to take notice of the disastrous conditions under which hides are taken in Bangladesh, or shoes are manufactured in China. We turn instead to traditional European tanneries and Spanish craftsmanship, to the benefit of man and nature alike.

Pricing

Our promise: since you’re purchasing directly from the manufacturer, you’re spared the typical high margins. You’re also spared the additional cost of paying for a brand name. Thanks to our advantageous wide reach and our low cost structure, we’re able to offer sensationally low prices.

Transparency

From the provenance and treatment of the leather we use, to the conditions in our Spanish factory, to delivery with our logistics partner, we don’t leave any stone unturned. We provide copious, transparent information on every step in our supply chain.

Our team

SHOEPASSION.com was founded by a pair of shoe lovers, and each and every employee focuses on satisfying our shoe-loving customers. Whether it’s graphic design, sales, marketing, editorial, or customer service, we handle all aspects of our business internally, ensuring our total control over all processes. We’re also owner-managed.

Your feedback

Your opinion is important to us; that’s how we define our business. If you’d like to express your satisfaction with our products and services, let us know. You can read reviews from other customers as well as experts in the shoe industry on the SHOEPASSION.com site. Your satisfaction is our top priority!

The values we live by

Lots of brands are quick to conceal the production methods behind their products, as well as the origins of the materials they use. We, on the other hand, have nothing to hide. From the very beginning, our products have been »Made in the EU«, in the classic sense. As such, we treat both our fellow man and the natural environment in a way that’s ecologically sustainable and ethically responsible. Each step on our supply chain is entirely transparent for you to see—that’s a promise we’re happy to stand by.

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