The Modern Oxford
The Modern Oxford
The Modern Oxford
The Modern Oxford
The Modern Oxford
The Modern Oxford

The Modern Oxford

Regular price $269.00

A clean design with subtle detailing makes The Modern Oxford a versatile pair. Portuguese-made with premium Italian leather, this reimagined classic features smooth curved lines, black waxed lacing and a stacked heel with metal inlay. Wearable as a slip-on or lace-up, this style will be a wardrobe favourite for seasons to come.

  • Colour: Black
  • Structured almond toe
  • Cushioned foot bed
  • Durable rubber outsole
  • Heel height: 30mm | 1.18 inches
  • Handcrafted in Portugal

Cow leather lining and insole with durable rubber sole

If you usually wear a half size and have standard width or narrow feet go down one size for the best fit. If you usually wear a full size, go with your usual size.

ESSEN is a sustainable luxury shoe brand with the aim of creating timeless, sophisticated shoes that are accessible for all. A collection of wardrobe staples that never fall out of style and can be carried over from season to season. Inspired by women of style and substance, ESSEN combines the classic with the contemporary to create shoes you’ll wear and treasure for years to come. 

All ESSEN products are designed and developed in Melbourne and entirely handmade in family-owned factories in Italy, Portugal & Spain. In order to minimize waste, ESSEN works on pre-orders and only holds inventory for styles that the brand knows will be sold. 


Please note that items are shipped to you directly from our brands. Each brand has its own shipping and return policy stated below.

ESSEN ships from the Netherlands. FREE Shipping on all orders. 


EUDuties & Taxes Included*
UKDuties & Taxes not Included**
USADuties & taxes included for orders under $800*
International Duties & Taxes not included**

*Included means the final price at checkout includes duties and taxes
**Not included means that duties and taxes will be your responsibility upon delivery


We hope you love the items you purchase from us but if you are not completely satisfied, you have 14 days to return the item in an unused condition, with all labels and tags attached.

To begin the return process, please email us at and we will be in touch with how to process the return - see Retuns page for more details.