Spectator: Dandy Shoe Par Excellence

In the Roaring Twenties could be missed the spectator at any glitzy cocktail party, he was considered as the favored footwear of the Dandies par excellence. The Gentleman Blog shows why the two-tone shoe classic is still a fabulous figure.

From the golf course to the red carpet

The roaring twenties were the time not only in the United States of the Charleston and jazz, the avant-garde, lush fur Boas and silent. The extravagant lifestyle is reflected not least in the clothes: fashion showed liberal and colorful. Women like men no longer afraid before large patterns, bright colors and eye-catching accessories such as the so-called spectators – those extravagant men’s shoes, which was also Robert Redford in scene to his pink two-parter in The Great Gatsby (1974).

Its two-tone leather upper is characteristic of the traditional men’s shoe model. Classic comes in the spectator in black and white, but also the equivalent of Brown is a popular choice on balmy summer days. In the UK spectator are indeed under the name Co-Respondant Shoes or two tone known and were already in the mid of the 19th century in the riding used – later served also as comfortable golf shoes.

At the beginning of the 20th century, became the distinctive mark of the International Blues and jazz musicians spectator and symbolically United the different skin colors on the upper. From carswers, found the two-tone men’s shoes inlet in the wardrobes of the upper class and soon went on the red carpets of the world on and off. Icons such as Fred Astaire, Louis Armstrong, the Kennedys or even the Duke of Windsor to succumb to the nostalgic charm of the contrasting loafers.

Spectator for the gentleman (modern)

In fact, the spectator is a white lace-up shoe with a dark front and rear Cap. The two-tone leather uppers is often by an additional hole pattern along the Schaftteilkanten in modern men’s shoes the shoe lovers stresses better than Lyra perforation should be known.

Traditionally fitted with a closed Oxford-lacing , the spectator estimate gentleman with a high tension, however, comfortable Derby cut. Classic spectator are nowadays made of high quality full grain leather. Originally, however insisted the bright parts of the shoe made of linen and were protected by the dark leather pieces just there, where the shoe at the most the road grime was exposed. In the last century, the spectator was an integral part of the street scene – today experienced a kind of revival of striking lace-ups.

Properly combine spectator

Quite right, whether in black or Brown, the spectator is a wonderful change from the classic solid color men’s shoes, but due to its informal nature especially the leisure area reserved.

His unusual appearance is best with clothing items of same color family. In black the spectator in particular with black or grey suits makes convinced a superb figure, the Brown variation, however, bright pastel colours or even a dark Navy model. As one of the few men’s shoes at all the spectator can be excellently combined à la of the Great Gatsby to the white suit.

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