Let's make it really easy. Oxford shoes are dress shoes that have the shoelace eyelets stitched directly to the vamp in a way that the lacing is closed. Check the picture to understand it better, you will find the attachment part in red. Check the picture in the blog post
You are going to buy a tuxedo. You need it, but here it comes the first question, a really important one: What lapel should I choose for my tuxedo? After reading this post you should be able to decide which one fits you the best.
Let's answer the main question the clearest and easy way possible: Are slacks and dress pants the same? Yes, they are. The term slacks and what we call dress pants are mentioning the same garment. Once clarified, it is also true that somehow the term "slacks" acquired some meaning more related to comfort and style.
Blue suit and brown shoes is the perfect suit and dress shoe combination. But that doesn't mean that it is the easiest combination. The different shades of blue suits and brown shoes make it more difficult to combinate than it seems. Let's get through all the possibilities so we clarify the main points and you make the best decision each time you need to decide your suits and shoes combination.
As usual, let's answer the big question fast and in the most understandable way: What is the difference between derby and oxford shoes? Oxford shoes have a closed lace design while derby shoes have open lacing.
Looking for the right suit can be daunting in more ways than one, with different choices and styles to choose from, so where does a mere mortal start?