They are business essentials. If you don’t have a pair, you need to invest in one. Keyword INVEST. These shoes, if taken care of properly, will last you the rest of you life so get a pair worth wearing. We like cap toes for two reasons.
1.) They crease behind the cap.
2.) The double folded leather on the cap never wrinkles because of reason #1
Because of this, they look new forever and never need more than a shine and an occasional resole.
You can also buy them with toe medallions or brogued leather, but those diminish the formality and are less appropriate for black tie events like funerals. So put away some money in your nike shoe box and save up for a pair of cap toes from a quality brand. Your coworkers won’t notice, but your boss’ boss will.
Bally Oxfords $930