The American college boys were the first ones to use this type of moccasin, and they were also who just before an important exam, placed a penny in the mask of the shoe in order to give them good luck, this is why the name of Penny moccasins. Leaving the superstitions apart, the fact is that The Porto is a wardrobe essential that combines classic style with a modern touch. Elegance and trendsetter goes along side with this penny in black and makes them an easy option to combine with office looks and casual environments.
This model should have an essential spot in your wardrobe, this Penny in black is a must have for any gentlemen that has a passion for fashion. They combine perfectly with black, blue or gray suits; wear them to the office but also try them on with jeans and a blazer for a more casual outfit.
The Porto is a penny loafer handmade in Spain with an artisanal process following a Blake construction. Cut with box calf of the first qualities and mounted in our Wellesley last, we obtain a more elongated and rounded tip. Inside the shoe is lined with leather vegetable tanned calf. The leather sole has a non-slip rubber embedded Spy ideal for wet surfaces, which will get that rainy days won’t be a problem anymore. Additionally, with our patented Flexi Comfort we guarantee convenience and adaptability.
Wellesley Last: The Wellesley is shorter and with a round sharp tip, so that the result is a more compact form visually and with a bit edge than the Crawford. All this makes it perfect for mounting and with Balmoral Chukka boots.
This last has a wide instep and subtly marks the shank, making it the ideal also for penny loafers, and even the Oxfords tassel. The Wellesley is certainly one of our most versatile and popular lasts.
All of our shoes from our classic line are made with Dupuy box calf, from one of the best tanneries of the world. We guarantee color, texture and unique smell in all of our models.
In Crownhill Shoes we are very exigent with our skins and raw materials. Only being like this we can guarantee the best quality to our customers. This is why we fabricate our shoes using only the noble parts of the skin of every of our products in order to get an unique flexibility. Yes, we want to create cute shoes, but above all extremely comfortable.
Our passion is the shoes, but we know that the perfection is find in the little things. From Crownhill Shoes, we take care of our presentation to the fullest, this is why, all of our shoes come in a elegant and sober black box with our logo and the name of the brand.
Inside the box you will find a shoehorn in which you can put on your shoes comfortably and avoid any damage in the counter fort. A good shoe must always put on with a shoehorn.
You will also find an elegant black bag made with Italian cotton in order to save your shoes and protect them from the dirt, scratches and the direct light which in time may damage the skin of the shoes. Also, our cotton bag is ideal to take your shoes with you wherever you go without losing style.