An essential shoe that every man must own, derby shoes are the multi-purpose formal kick that can easily take you from the office to a night-time event. While the derby style has generally remained untouched in recent years, the likes of Balenciaga are reimagining the classic for the bold movement of 2018.

Reminiscent to the chunky exterior of the old-school Doc Marten, Balenciaga has gone one step further with several design updates. Crafted from smooth leather, the derby update boasts an oversized toe-cap, chunky trek sole and the real design winner – blue and white laces weaved throughout the sole.

With the ability to dress up a dark jean or add flair to a cropped chino, the Balenciaga Derby Lace Leather shoe will never wear out – but simply look better with age.

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