Scribe
Collection

In 1951, as a celebration of Bally’s 100-year anniversary, the Scribe shoe was born, epitomising superior Swiss craftsmanship and quality. The exclusive Scribe last, influenced by Carl Franz Bally’s grandson Max, was named after the Hotel Scribe in Paris, where he resided, and each pair was carefully handmade in Switzerland, becoming a pinnacle of Bally’s shoemaking expertise. In 2018, the Scribe range’s legacy lives on as Scribe Novo, Bally’s staple formal shoe collection. Introduced in 2015 with a more modern, sleeker shape, the Scribe Novo range includes the lightest-ever Goodyear construction, which was developed exclusively for Bally. To this day, Bally’s expert craftspeople continue to hand make every pair of Scribe Novo shoes. For Bally, the Scribe Novo collection is a reflection of the life of the modern gentleman, one that often calls upon a formal shoe to solve certain conundrums. Whatever the situation, let this guide lead you through your everyday – and onwards to conquering the moments in life that call for a solution that only a Bally Scribe shoe can figure out.
Introduced in 2015 with a more modern, sleeker shape, the Scribe Novo range includes the lightest-ever Goodyear construction, which was developed exclusively for Bally. The Scribe Novo collection is a reflection of the life of the modern gentleman, one that often calls upon a formal shoe to solve certain conundrums. Whatever the situation, let this guide lead you through your everyday – and onwards to conquering the moments in life that call for a solution that only a Bally Scribe shoe can figure out.
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    Derby

    Characterized by ‘open-lacing’, a construction method where shoelace eyelets are sewn onto a single piece vamp.

    Scrivani

    the signature Bally Derby shoe with Goodyear construction that laces-up, with discreet brogueing to the side and a comfortable Extralight(tm) gum outsole, available in black, brown and ice calf leather.

    Scanlan

    a more casual Derby with Goodyear construction that laces-up, with quarter brogueing to the sides and toe, and a sturdy leather sole, available in in black, brown and vino calf leather.

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    Oxford

    Signified by its closed lacing, where shoelace eyelet tabs are attached under the vamp – the classic choice with a suit.

    Scanio

    the signature Bally Oxford shoe with quarter-brogue detailing, Goodyear construction, a lace-up style and hand-stitched leather sole, available in black, brown and ice calf leather.

    Scolder

    a classic lace-up Oxford shoe cut from a singular piece of leather using Goodyear construction, molded onto the last with a hand-stitched leather sole, available in black.

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    Monk

    Similar to the Oxford, with a single or double strap fastening instead of laces.

    Scardinio

    the signature Bally Monk shoe with brogue detailing, Goodyear construction, double monk buckle and hand-stitched leather sole, available in black and brown.

    Screen

    a modern Monk shoe with brogue detailing, Goodyear construction, double monk buckle and comfortable rubber sole, available in black and ink.

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    Penny Loafer

    A slip-on shoe with a slit on the vamp, which can hold two pennies – the price of an emergency phone call in the 1930s.

    Scarbono

    the signature Bally Penny Loafer shoe with slit to the vamp, Goodyear construction and a hand-stitched leather sole, available in black and brown.

    Score

    a modern Penny Loafer with slit to the vamp, Goodyear construction and a ‘cucitura in carne’ rubber sole that pinches the leather instead of perforating it, available in black and brown.

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    Chelsea Boots

    A close-fitting, ankle-high boot that easily slides on and off, courtesy of elasticated side panels and tab towards the back.

    Scavone

    the signature Bally Chelsea Boot with Goodyear construction and a rubber sole, with a resonated cork bed between the insole and outsole that guarantees adaptability to your own foot, as well as a being a thermal insulator, available in black polished calf leather and black or brown grained deer leather.

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    Lugano Capsule

    Inspired by the Scribe collection, the Lugano capsule, exclusive to Autumn Winter 2018, is made from French calf leather that has been hand dyed and polished. Designed for the mountain, the Bally Grip sits to the sole of each shoe’s lightweight rubber injected sole.

    Luthar

    an updated lace-up Oxford shoe with Goodyear construction and a brogue-detailed toe, with a rubber-injected leather sole featuring the Bally Grip, available in brown and dark ice calf leather.

    Lucien

    a new lace-up boot with Goodyear construction and a brogue-detailed toe, with a suede ankle covering and rubber-injected leather sole featuring the Bally Grip, available in black and brown calf leather.

    Luxor

    a single monk-strap shoe with Goodyear construction, internal cork insole, and brogue-detailing around the sides and ankle, with a rubber-injected leather sole featuring the Bally Grip, available in brown calf leather.

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    Lugano Capsule

    Inspired by the Scribe collection, the Lugano capsule, exclusive to Autumn Winter 2018, is made from French calf leather that has been hand dyed and polished. Designed for the mountain, the Bally Grip sits to the sole of each shoe’s lightweight rubber injected sole.

    Luthar

    an updated lace-up Oxford shoe with Goodyear construction and a brogue-detailed toe, with a rubber-injected leather sole featuring the Bally Grip, available in brown and dark ice calf leather.

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    Lugano Capsule

    Inspired by the Scribe collection, the Lugano capsule, exclusive to Autumn Winter 2018, is made from French calf leather that has been hand dyed and polished. Designed for the mountain, the Bally Grip sits to the sole of each shoe’s lightweight rubber injected sole.

    Luxor

    a single monk-strap shoe with Goodyear construction, internal cork insole, and brogue-detailing around the sides and ankle, with a rubber-injected leather sole featuring the Bally Grip, available in brown calf leather.

  • How to
    Calm A Crying Baby

    Lugano Capsule

    Inspired by the Scribe collection, the Lugano capsule, exclusive to Autumn Winter 2018, is made from French calf leather that has been hand dyed and polished. Designed for the mountain, the Bally Grip sits to the sole of each shoe’s lightweight rubber injected sole.

    Lucien

    a new lace-up boot with Goodyear construction and a brogue-detailed toe, with a suede ankle covering and rubber-injected leather sole featuring the Bally Grip, available in black and brown calf leather.