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You can count on Mark McNairy for at least two things:

A no-nonsense attitude. And some damn handsome footwear.

Which is why Club Monaco tapped McNairy as their latest collaborator in their ongoing “Makers and Muses” campaign. There are plenty of winners in the exclusive line of the shoes, but the real standouts are these pebble-grain tassel loafers. Here’s what else you need to know.

The Story: Club Monaco continues its #menswear crusade by tapping Mark McNairy, heralded as a footwear luminary in certain circles (for good reason). They make beautiful shoes together (exclusively available at seven Club Monaco stores and online). Your feet get handsomer.

Who to Channel: A young tailor making his mark at Pitti Uomo; an aging Tom Buchanan (these shoes weren’t popularized in America till the late 1940s); a tassel-wielding-expert burlesque dancer.

When to Wear Them: These are good year-round, with rolled chinos or gray flannel trousers. Just add socks.

Degree of Difficulty: Medium. The tassels add a dandy-ish flair to an already preppy shoe, so you’ll want to keep it in the oxford cloth and tweed zone—unless you’re bold enough to go full-on Luca Rubinacci…

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—N.B.

CONTRIBUTORS

  • Najib Benouar