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Spring into the office Gamberson Limit Brogue

Combining classic style, contemporary trends, and shoemaking expertise, the Gambeson Limit is the quintessential spring and summer shoe.





Gambeson Limit - at a glance Gambeson Limit Brogue

Head-turning in navy, the Gambeson Limit wingtip nods to tradition… but its super-lightweight modern sole make it an ideal day-to-night style that's equally suited to business or pleasure.

• We fused traditional derby and brogue styling to create an ultra-modern hybrid

• Rich navy leather is smart, contemporary, and versatile

• The contrast color sole and espadrille detailing add a clever, summery twist

  Innovative Shoemakers  
  Designing the Gambeson Limit

Since 1825, Clarks has combined traditional shoemaking techniques with cutting-edge technologies, all in the service of crafting the very best footwear that combines style and comfort. The Gambeson Limit continues this tradition, fusing classic styling with contemporary details, plus quality construction that makes it a pleasure to wear.

  Woven hessian welt   Cork-and-leather footbed   Lightweight contrast EVA sole  

The sole-topping woven hessian welt – inspired by espadrilles – lends an eye-catching and on-trend summer look.


The expertly crafted cork-and-leather footbed also contains Ortholite cushioning technology for extra support and added comfort.


The super-lightweight contrast EVA sole adds a modern,
summery feel.


Dare to bare ankles
The bare ankle

The best way to keep cool in the summer heat is to show a little skin. (And don't worry, the office will approve.)

1. the bare ankle

Going sockless with a smart shoe offers a practical way to conform to your office's dress code, maintain a professional look, and still look stylish. Or, add a "secret" no-show sock (one that can't be seen over the shoe) for extra comfort.

2. the tonal sock
For a formal look, wear socks in the same hue as your pants (rather than your shoes). Grey and navy, for example, have a modern feel when worn together. For comfortable summer style, opt for lightweight cotton socks.

The tonal sock
The contrast sock

3. the contrast sock
A constrast-color sock can be a stylish standout: Choose colors that pop, along with a sophisticated, muted pattern (such as the shadow stripe, pictured here). Maintain a polished, on-trend look by avoiding garish or novelty patterns.



London Fields resident Alex Mulligan, 34, spends his days designing furniture and concepting interiors at his East London studio. His self-described style is smart casual, with decidedly different approaches to professional and weekend attire.

How has your style evolved over the years?
I've gone from looking like a grungy skateboarder to smart-casual… I make more of an effort and [dress] a bit more understated [at] work than outside of work.

How important are shoes in your personal style?
I do like good shoes… I tend to wear more rugged, sturdy shoes.