Also known as wingtips, full brogues are a stylish men's footwear choice. Oxford's most famous shoes, the brogues are available in a variety of subtly different styles, so you're almost guaranteed to be able to find a great style for you. This article gives you the ultimate guide to buying wingtip brogue shoes to help you to find the right product that suits your style and your budget.
High-Street hot picks
Marks and Spencer (Marksandspencer.com)
High-Street retailer Marks and Spencer should be your first port of call for high quality men's footwear at low prices. Favourites at Marks and Spencer include the Autograph Leather Wingtip slip-on Brogue Shoes by Jeffery West.
The Jeffrey West collection The Jeffrey West collection conceived by British designers Mark Jeffrey and Guy West, is an offshoot of Marks and Spencer's luxury clothing and footwear range. These fabulous brogues are made of sumptuous leather and have a great British heritage feel. For a budget alternative, check out the Collezione Leather Lace-up Wingtip brogues, also available at Marks and Spencers. In genuine leather with a punched finish, these classic Oxford brogues are available in black and brown, priced at just £59.50. House of Fraser (Houseoffraser.co.uk) For stylish, affordable men's footwear, check out House of Fraser. The popular British department store stocks a wide variety of men's brogues and wingtips shoes from labels including Linea, Dune, Bertie and Pied a Terre. Rockport D2N Hot picks from House of Fraser include the stylish Rockport D2N wingtip brogue shoes. These relaxed brown brogues have a leather upper and dark, matt-brown finish, and would look great with dark denim jeans and a crisp shirt, for a smart-casual daytime look. The Rockport D2N wingtip brogues are now reduced to just £90.00, saving you an impressive £60.00 on the original retail price of £150.00, and are available to buy online from Houseoffraser.co.uk, or from House of Fraser stores across the UK.
Traditional Scottish ghillie brogues
Scotsclan (Scotsclan.com) For genuine Scottish ghillie brogues head to Scotsclan.com, where you'll find a wide selection of traditional highland apparel and footwear. Among the best-sellers at Scotsclan.com are the fabulous Black Ghillie shoes, made in Fife Scotland by an established family firm. Priced at just £74.95, these ornate black shoes are excellent value for money, and look fabulous with a traditional highland kilt. *Prices correct as of 25.07.11.