The penny loafer. in (some sources put the date as ), the ..bass shoe company introduced its version of the loafer, and the company is known for it to this day. their decluded distinctive strip of leather (the saddle) of the shoe with diamondshaped cutout.Oct , styleforum gives holiday charity auction boglioli outfit and kiton tie courtesy of sartoriale. we are very proud to present this year’edition of the styleforum holiday charity auctions, this year in support of the ronald mcdonald house charities of spokane (www.rmhcspokane). The history. crockett & jones factory occupies large block.parts of the building date back to , period when the northampton shoe industry was moving rapidly from the old outworking model to modern factory production, with the introduction of goodyear machinery. ‘love to get people’advice on english shoes. almost bought pair of loake s online, but stopped when realised that church’and cheaney shoes are available for, in .