The Monkstrap origin is due to the working needs of European monks in the 15th century. The life of a monk was dedicated to worship and manual labour. From sunup to sundown.
The Heras is the perfect model for you if you want an elegant but not too formal look. Double metallic buckles and black leather straps are combined with navy and green suede on the central and frontal part of the shoe to give the shoe the cool touch you are looking for.