Celebrity Style: The Oxford Shoe

Endorsed by Deepika Padukone and Taylor Swift, the brit-style ‘Oxford’ shoe is a must-have. It’s time we traded in our stilettos with last-all-day option. StyleCracker shows you who, what, wear!

Taylor Swift - wingtip kangana ranaut - brogues

Although they are menswear-inspired but they are also unbelievably preppy and work well for any look and occassion. From full skirts to pleats to trousers ans jeans, these shoes are an ultimate style statement for any age. StyleCracker shows you how to pick the right pair.

TYPE: Plain

Kangana ranaut plain black

SC Hack: Go head-to-toe black. Avoid contrasting separates with white plain oxfords as this is only going to take away length from your torso and legs!

TYPE: Cap Toe

deepika oxford cap toe

SC Hack: The perfect choice for semi-formal occasions. Try ones with metallic finishes. Pair with your favorite pastels for a lady-like look.

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TYPE: Wingtip/Brogues

kiran rao - brogues

SC Hack: Extending along either side of the shoe, this style comprises of a pointed cap extension known as a ‘wingtip’. A casual oxford by nature, it it also referred to as a brogue sometimes owing to the perforations along the length of the shoe. Pair with flat front trousers and a ruffled shirt. Skip socks for hipster appeal.

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TYPE: Saddle

Alexa Chung Saddle

StyleCracker Hack: They lack toe caps but bear an additional layer of leather in contrasting color running along the middle of the top of the shoe. Don’t be afraid to pair wih clashing prints and quirky silhouettes.

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TYPE: Kilt

female Oxford Kilts 1

StyleCracker Hack: Characterized by a tongue-like fringe hanging from the front, this style is definitely a one-off. Girls with those long, skinny legs, these shoes are calling for you!

STYLE TIPS FROM THE SC TEAM:

Oxfords work best with layering. So put on those jackets or maybe one more!

layers oxford

Denim shorts for winter? Pair them with tights and your favourite Oxfords!

Denim Shorts

Relax your rolled-up boyfriend jeans with a pair of oxford shoes!

Naomi Watts - wingtip

Wear your favorite Oxfords with a blazer for a new take on Dandy-style!

Kendall Jenner - Cap Toe

Skater skirt + cardigan + Oxfords – the perfect comfy equation!

Emma Watson - Wingtip

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