Japan’s Second Stage model these center seam oxfords with their usual class. There’s nothing to dislike with these. Crepe sole, suede uppers, heavy stitching and that distinctive ridge all come together in the ever reliable oxford. Argentinian brand El Resero are old hands in riding, polo, climbing and trekking footwear with 70 years experience of creating custom made shoes. While this pair are certainly all about the looks, it’s good to know they’ve been built with a bit of expert care and knowledge.