The term Oxford is used interchangeable. It refers to a type of shoe, type of shirt and also a fabric used for shirts. The shoe has 5 pairs of holes for the laces and was first crafted by John Lobb in London in 1830. The shirt is quite standard and is a button-down. The fabric is from cotton and also quite standard, showing small bubbles if carefully observed. The Oxford shirts are often very strongly weaved and easily combined with the rest of the outfit.