Stand out from the crowd & take Christmas in your stride this winter with our festive footwear edit. To ensure you look sharp under the mistletoe, whether you’re at your corporate Christmas party or a black tie celebration with friends and family, we’ve compiled five of our finest formal styles Scrub up for this year’s Yuletide revelry in these shining examples.

Woburn Hi Shine

1. Woburn

A true Base London classic and one of the sell out performers in recent years, our Woburn brogue, now available in a tempting range of colours and finishes, makes a top notch formal shoe for cosy festivities. Featuring traditional brogue styling, including classic hole punch detailing and a wing tip toe cap, this semi-formal shoe has a vintage feel with a modern ethos, perfect for injecting a dash of debonair charm into your Christmas getup. We think the hi shine burgundy version is spot on for the season.

Cash Waxy

For a slice of extra sophistication, our waxy Cane formal shoe is distinctly shaken not stirred. Sleek and luxurious, this limited edition shoe from the Base London collection features waxy, deep shine leather, a sharp silhouette and a serious amount of suavity, perfect for impressing at special occasions.

Hydro Hi Shine

Confident and contemporary, Hydro will update your festive formal look with something a little more of the moment. Forget fusty chit chat and sausages on sticks, this is a semi-formal boot with attitude and presence, with hi shine leathers, a sturdy tread and an artfully simple cut which sets it apart from the average. Team with slim fit trousers and a lot of attitude to make your mark

Cane Hi Shine


It’s time to up the ante. For serious swagger and style, the Cane formal shoe is an assured choice, with modern sharpness and classic features. Combining traditionally dapper brogue detailing with a low sharp profile, this unquestionably slick shoe cuts a dashing figure at any black tie event.

Steam Hi Shine

More of-the-moment style with a nod to 60s mod culture. With a heavy sole balanced beneath a deceptively simple chunky hi-shine upper, Steam is another spot of formal men’s shoe with powerful personality – perfect for statement seasonal dressing.

Which is your favourite formal shoe from the Base London collection? What kind of look will you be opting for at this year’s festive events?  Have your say in our Facebook group or shop for the perfect pair of formal shoes online at Base London