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Published on September 26th, 2014 | by Janine Giorgenti

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Monk Strap Shoes. Why You Need a Pair.

Monk Strap Shoes. Be in-step with today’s trendiest men’s shoe style.

Variety. 

The term “Monk Strap” refers to the buckled strap or straps that replaces shoelaces on a man’s shoe. Monk Strap shoes can be of any color and are made in a wide variety of leathers. They can also be wing-tipped or cap toed.

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Stylish Indigo blue double-breasted suit with brown Monk Strap shoes.


Dressing Tip. 

When matching the shoe to your other accessories, make sure the shoe color – brown, black or cordovan, is the same color as the belt. Also, match the color of the buckle (typically silver, brass or gold, to the metal on your belt, wristwatch and cufflinks.

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Wing Tip Monk Strap Shoe.


Did you Know?

The History of the Monk Strap shoe.

Let’s go back in time to Louis XIV (1643-1715). France was the international fashion center. Shoes were adorned with decorative buckles, a style that remained highly fashionable for the elite through the late 1700’s. By the eighteenth century, they were available for all tastes and pockets, giving birth to the modern day Monk Shoe.

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 A shoe style from the 1600’s.


Buy Your next Monk Strap shoe from Giorgenti New York.

Giorgenti is now carrying the Johnston & Murphy shoe brand. And designer Janine Giorgenti will help you pick and chose the right shoe to compliment your outfit.


Looking for a beautiful new pair of Monk Strap Shoes ? Call us now and ask for our special pricing on Johnston & Murphy Shoes. 

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Have any questions? Call us at (646) 957-6916 or leave us a note below.

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About the Author

Janine Giorgenti

For over 20 years, Janine Giorgenti, renowned fashion designer and image consultant – has provided a long line of satisfied clients with unparalleled service and first class made-to-measure custom suits. Featured in the Wall Street Journal, Vogue Magazine, The New York Times, CNN, Fox News, CBS, and other top media outlets – Janine has established a clientele of some of New York’s most successful and discerning professionals – including such New York dignitaries as former New York Islanders legend Bobby Nystrom and chief economist Dr. Irwin Kellner.



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Monk Strap Shoes. Why You Need a Pair.

by Janine Giorgenti