a type of shoe characterized by an open lacing system sewn on top of the vamp
What is a "blucher"?
A blucher is a type of shoe that is characterized by a lacing system that is open and sewn on top of the vamp, or the upper part of the shoe that covers the toes. The lacing system typically has two pairs of eyelets or laces that cross over each other, allowing the shoe to be adjusted for a comfortable fit. The blucher shoe style is named after the 18th-century Prussian general Gebhard Leberecht von Blücher, who was known for wearing this type of shoe. Blucher shoes can be made from a variety of materials, including leather, suede, or synthetic fabrics, and may feature additional design elements like perforations or decorative stitching. They are versatile shoes that can be dressed up or down depending on the occasion and are popular among men and women alike.