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Abitto ltd

Black Brogue with Monk Strap Buckle

£200.00 GBP

Black Brogue with Monk Strap Buckle


  • Leather
  • Rubber Sole
  • Upper - Leather
  • Pin buckle fastening


As with many clothing items, the exact origins of the monk strap are unclear. According to some, it was aptly named, after a monk from the Alps who created a special form of sandals in the 15th century. Legend has it that a gentleman visiting from England took note of the shoes and was given a pair to take home with him. When he got back to England, locals were so enamored with the shoe that it became popular almost immediately.