The classic oxford is the women’s shoe of the moment—chic, timeless, and sturdy enough for the long haul (clockwise, from bottom left).

  • Tricolor wing tip, $750, Robert Clergerie.
  • Patentleather brogue with rubber sole, $435, AGL.
  • Leather and calfhair wing tip, $660, Fratelli Rossetti.
  • Twotone goat-leather oxford, $560, Strenesse Gabriele Strehle.
  • Polishedleather shoe, $790, Derek Lam.
  • Monochrome leather oxford, $405, Longchamp.