Dutch shoemaker O’Quirey is no stranger to striking brogues. Red, light blue, the orange from the national flag and tartan are just some of the unexpected colors and patterns of their most popular styles. But it’s only in Beijing that there footwear has truly become a canvas. Country Manager Koen Naber asked well-known interior decorator and owner of design store Dara, Patrick Jiang, to take his brush to a pair of pale blue wingtip brogues. Jiang is something of a local celebrity and his taste and style are well-respected by local elites and the fashion set, so there couldn’t have been a better choice. This most traditional style of Western shoe gains from the spirit and energy of China’s artistic capital with this one-of-a-kind piece that can be customized in other unique styles on request.