Grenson are the oldest of all the English shoemakers. Founded ‘Green & Son’ in 1866 Grenson was recently aquired and re-launched by Tim Little London. The Stanley is one of Grenson’s oldest and most famous brogues. People often ask can tan brogues be worn with navy pants or jeans. As anyone who already owns a pair of well-worn English brogues will tell you, they will go with just about anything.. Lucan breaking his new babies in on a early Autumn day..