Mens Shoes

Thomas Bird shoes combine classic English style with Italian finesse and quality craftsmanship. From lace up formal brogues to iguana print loafers and stunning whole cut Oxfords.


Mens Boots

Chelsea Boots  Chukka Boots  Jodhpur Zip Boots

Boots can be very versatile, worn casually or formally with a suit. Thomas Bird offers a range of high quality Italian made mens boots including Chelsea Boots, Chukka and Jodhpur Zip Boots. These combine classic English styling with Italian elegance and clean lines.  Black and brown are classic choices, but suede, snakeskin and other colours such as blue can make a real statement.  There is a choice of stitched soles including leather with a rubber insert for durability, to a heavier duty commando type rubber sole.

Wholecut Oxford Brown Benson 1

Benson Wholecut Oxford in Brown

£175 ex tax approx $226 USD
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Also in other colours:
Benson Wholecut Brown  Iguana EffectBenson Wholecut Oxford in Olive GreenBenson Wholecut Oxford in PlumBenson Wholecut Oxford in BlackBenson Wholecut Oxford in Avocado GreenBenson Wholecut Oxford in Slate GreyBenson Wholecut Oxford in TanBenson Wholecut Oxford in Navy BlueBenson Wholecut Oxford in ChestnutBenson Wholecut Dark  Blue Iguana Effect

The Benson Wholecut Brown Oxford is a hand crafted dress shoe made from a single piece of Italian calf leather, with a minimalist, suave finish. Ideal for elegant dress events and Executive business settings, this Oxford shoe has a closed lacing system, burnished chisel toe and beautiful depth of color that will make you feel upmarket, successful and ready to take on any business venture. Available in a range of colors.


Thomas Bird ship to USA

We deliver to USA via UPS and DPD - usually in 4-7 working days.

There is NO import tax to pay on orders into the US from the UK up to $800 USD. More information can be found on the US Customs page here.


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Blog: Wholecut Shoes – why these should be your next shoes
  • 100% Hand crafted in Italy
  • Full grain calf leather upper
  • Fully calf leather lined with stitched leather sole with durable rubber insert
  • Standard width fitting

Benson reviews


"Thank you so much.  The shoes are so comfortable and such good value when compared to wholecuts from Crockett and Jones, Church's and alike.  Everything was excellent from the ease of use of the website to the quick delivery."
Dr Neil W, Surrey, UK

"Very pleased with the shoes thank you.  Good quality and the 44s fit well."
Andrew S, London, UK

Orders are normally despatched within 1 working day.

UK: FREE next working day courier to UK mainland addresses.

Europe:  £9.95, approximately 3-4 working days.

USA and Rest of World: £19.95, approximately 4-5 working days.

Our 30 day guarantee makes it easy to return your shoes or boots for either a full refund or exchange.  Please try them on a carpeted surface as any goods must be returned in an unworn condition in their original packaging.

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Editors notes

The Brown Benson Wholecut Oxford dress shoe is an elegant choice for any executive businessman or city worker. The shoe’s sophisticated upper is hand-crafted from a single piece of Italian calf leather, making it stylish and minimalist with clean lines and a smooth surface. The interior leather lining and hand stitched sole with rubber insert makes these dress shoes comfortable and long lasting.

With a sharp, hand burnished chisel toe, the shape of the Oxford shoe gives it a more suave, upmarket appearance, making it perfect for business events where it's important to make an impression.

There are five eyelets on each side of the upper, with a closed-lacing system giving these Oxfords a neat and tidy presentation. Each lace is hand waxed for a shiny, hard wearing finish.

Perfection
21/04/2017 Benson Wholecut Oxford in Brown
Perfection doesn't need improving! Will be ordering 2 other pair soon!
Verified buyer Rancho Cucamonga,California,USA

Fit and craftsmanship
24/03/2017 Benson Wholecut Oxford in Brown
Nothing more needed. I like the style fit and craftsmanship.
Verified buyer Warwick,Bermuda

Very pleased and satisfied!
19/07/2017 Benson Wholecut Oxford in Navy Blue
I fully intend to purchase more shoes from your company in the future.Thank you Thomas Bird!
Verified buyer Maryland ,USA

Beautiful
24/05/2017 Benson Wholecut Oxford in Plum
I'm a shoe aficionado. And these shoes are by far my most favorite pair I've ever owned. BEAUTIFUL.
Verified buyer Washington DC,USA

Beautiful color shoes
10/05/2017 Benson Wholecut Oxford in Navy Blue
I usually buy my shoes from [another brand] but Thomas Bird is good enough to forget about them. Especially easy order system quick delivery and beautiful color of shoes are good things of your site.
Verified buyer California,USA

Fantastic quality
06/05/2017 Benson Wholecut Oxford in Oxblood
Fantastic quality wholecuts I am genuinely surprised at the quality.
Verified buyer Baltimore,Maryland,USA

Value for money and exclusivity
28/04/2017 Benson Wholecut Oxford in Black
Excellent combination of design quality value for money and exclusivity in what appears to be the best wholecut currently on the market!
Verified buyer Liverpool,United Kingdom

Beautiful
22/04/2017 Benson Wholecut Oxford in Black
Beautiful shoe!!
Verified buyer Charlotte,North Carolina,USA

Excellent quality
20/04/2017 Benson Wholecut Oxford in Navy Blue
Lower prices are a good sale. Excellent quality fast shipping.
Verified buyer Mobile,Alabama,USA

Amazed at the quality and craftsmanship
01/03/2017 Benson Wholecut Oxford in Black
I purchased the Benson whole cut because I wanted the long tapered style and since I have narrow feet it is hard to find a whole cut shoe that fits well. This Thomas Bird Benson fit the best out of the many I tried-although it is not tight. It is beautiful and can hold its own with other whole cut shoes in brands much much more costly. I was amazed at the quality and craftsmanship at such a low price. It wears like a bespoke shoe.
Verified buyer Tucson,Arizona,USA

Great look
17/02/2017 Benson Wholecut Oxford in Tan
Reasonably priced great look!
Verified buyer New York,USA

Best value for money
08/02/2017 Benson Wholecut Oxford in Chestnut
By far best value for money for a shoe of this type. Quality very high and not far off a shoe typically 7-8 times the price. Great color and good use of burnish. Perfect European style narrowness and point.
Verified buyer Geelong,Victoria,Australia

My third pair
12/11/2016 Benson Wholecut Oxford in Plum
Their shape/comfort and the beautiful colours that are available. these are my third pair I also purchased the black and blue. they really get admired and commented on. Thank you.
Verified buyer London,United Kingdom

Perfectly made
16/08/2016 Benson Wholecut Oxford in Navy Blue
Shoes are perfectly made great variety.
Verified buyer New Orleans,Louisiana,USA

Wholecut Oxford Brown Benson 3

There is no decoration on the brown Oxford shoe, so it can be paired well with more formal attire such as a light or dark suit or even a black-tie event. We recommend wearing a black Wholecut Oxford shoe to an important business occasion and pairing it with an eye-catching tie and sharp suit.

Given the color of these particular oxfords, you can also dress down somewhat for post work drinks. We recommend smart, navy or blue denim jeans with a button-up blue or green shirt and brown overcoat or jacket.

There are a number of shades to choose from including Chestnut, Tan, Black, Olive Green, Iguana Effect and Navy Blue.

Main Features

Minimalist, sleek design

  • No seams or patterns
  • Smooth finish
  • Closed lace system
  • Chisel toe
  • Five eyelets on each side
  • Multiple colors to choose from
  • Perfect dress shoe
Features of a quality shoe

Benson - Other colours/options

Benson Wholecut Brown  Iguana Effect
Benson Wholecut Oxford in Olive Green
Benson Wholecut Oxford in Plum
Benson Wholecut Oxford in Black
Benson Wholecut Oxford in Avocado Green
Benson Wholecut Oxford in Slate Grey
Benson Wholecut Oxford in Tan
Benson Wholecut Oxford in Navy Blue
Benson Wholecut Oxford in Chestnut
Benson Wholecut Dark  Blue Iguana Effect

Thomas Bird Quality & pricing

We work with small, artisan Italian factories to produce a unique high quality collection, which is only available online, at a fraction of a comparable high street price. More info.

Made In Italy

All Thomas Bird footwear is made by artisan craftsmen in Italy. We use full grain calf leather, and include a full leather lining. Rich colours result from intensive hand brushing and polishing.

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