The Oscar Collection takes well-established silhouettes and modifies them through a more refined welt, tapered last and low profile sole. The Monk Shoe has a classic wrap-over buckle and subtle black welt stitch. Understated refinement.Monk Shoe. New Nova leather- a supple, full grain leather with a pebble effect. Buckle strap. A Goodyear-welted product. The upper and sole are heat-sealed and sewn together, not merely glued like many footwear constructions. Dr. Martens air-cushioned sole.