Monk straps, shoes with a single or double buckle instead of laces, were the shoe story of last year. Just about every big name in footwear was making them, and everyone else was wearing them. But, given the fickle nature of fashion, would they last? Well, judging by their abundance at last week's London Collections: men, we'd say yes.
Great with smart trousers that finish at the ankle, monk straps also look excellent when worn with no socks. Although in this weather, no one will blame you for pulling on a pair to keep your ankles warm.More