Footwear is one of the most crucial parts of a man’s wardrobe. It doesn’t matter how snazzy a man’s suit is; if he wears a bad pair of shoes, he will spoil the effect of the outfit. Always look great by wearing a pair of these ten smart looking styles of dress shoes. Read the rest of this entry »
If the tread is worn smooth, if your laces are broken, and if your heel can do its own puppet show, then it might be time to pick up a new pair of shoes. Before you go out and buy last season’s bad fashions in the bargain bin, you might want to take a look at what is popular in shoes and sneakers today. Read the rest of this entry »
There are basically four types of men’s shoes; the dress shoe, casual shoe, work boots and athletic shoe.
The most common and popular casual shoes are slip-ons. As their name suggests, these are the kinds of shoes that your feet simply slide right into. Generally, slips-ons are very comfortable and have athletic features, bright colours and very breathable fabrics. Slip-ons include shoes like clogs, leather shoes and sporty shoes.
Work boots for men have to be comfortable because the last thing you want is to wear uncomfortable boots while doing some strenuous work. Consider hiking boots. These kinds of shoes used to be bulky and heavy, but you will be amazed at how light and comfortable they are these days. There are even some boots that are very well insulated to keep your feet dry and warm. The general rule with boots is to choose ones with a good thread and thick soles.
Athletic shoes can be quite confusing because of the wide array of different types that are coming out all the time. To simplify everything it may be useful to categorize them under two main categories. These are running shoes and walking shoes. You will of course need to decide what particular purpose you require the athletic shoes or sneakers for. Popular athletic shoes brands include Nike, Balance and Reebok.
Men seem to run into endless problems finding the right shoes for the right occasion. To get the right shoes for a man’s wardrobe, one first needs to understand the different categories of men’s shoes. These are dress shoes, casual shoes, work boots and athletic shoes.
In this article we will deal men’s dress shoes only.
The truth is a man can easily get away with owning only a small collection of shoes. The trick is to choose simple, basic colours to go with the various shirts and pants that a man has in his wardrobe.
Always go for black or dark grey shoes for suits that are black, blue or grey. For earthy colours, brown or tan shoes will work best.
For special and very dressy occasions try and wear dress shoes that are shiny with a thin heel and are black in colour. Here Oxfords would be an excellent choice. Another type of dress shoe that you might want to consider are the very popular loafers. The huge advantage with loafers is that you can wear them with virtually anything. One pair of black loafers and another of brown will cover your entire wardrobe. Loafers can be worn with business suits, sports jackets, sweaters…just about anything.