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Balmoral Shoe

Balmoral Shoe (n.)

American-English for Oxford dress shoes Balmoral shoes (or “bal” for short) has the shoelace eyelet tabs stitched underneath the vamp.

They are considered to be more formal than the Derby / Blucher design.



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