Men's shoes for the conscious man. Derby shoes have a long history and they are dressy low shoes that you can have all your life. life. The derby is characterised by the open lacing and is seen as less formal than an oxford shoe, so it becomes a more casual shoe choice. Works equally well as a suit shoe as a men's shoe with jeans. At CC Shoes, you'll find both welted classic blucher fine shoes, as well as modern chunky lace-up shoes with or without a brogue pattern. Our derbies are high quality and are made in Italy from materials such as buffalo, eelskin, kangaroo and calfskin.