The Xavier is our true one-cut oxford. Invented by our founder, André Aubercy, in 1935, for eveningwear, by then, in patent leather.
The beauty of this model is rendered by its minimalistic shape and the great complexity of its making.
- A33 last, traditional Aubercy last
- Hand-cut box calf
- Hand-cut leather outsole, slow tanning-process
- Hand built
- Skin rests on the last for 25 days
- Almond shaped toe
- Handmade instep
- Round midsole
- Either Blake or handmade Goodyear construction
- Long stiffeners
- Instep is narrow fitted
- 390 operations