This oxford shoe has a classic look but with a modern design. The black full grain embossed leather is great for a professional look but it has the flexibiliyt of a casual shoe. If you are looking for a shoe that will look good in a professional setting but will not tire your feet this is the shoe for you. This shoe has a special feature of a puncture proof midsole for protection. The insole itself has specific cushions areas that will give you comfort that professional shoes rarely have.