Footwear for men is very important just as it is for women. Shoes are important as they are what people subconsciously look at when they see you. They go beyond just wearing comfortable shoes, style and occasion also matter.
There are foot wears for various occasions and knowing when to put on the right pair is what distinguishes you as a man. Below are five types of footwear for men.
Black Formal Shoes
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Black can be found in so many wardrobes because of its color and the fact that it can be worn with any outfit. Black is stylish and simple. Get a pair of high quality, polished black formal shoes, they are timeless and give you an aura of confidence. These are perfect for the office, weekend or social events.
Boots make outfits look effortlessly dashing and smart. A wardrobe essential, stay sleek with some clean cut chelsea boots, dress down with a pair of suede desert boots or keep things classic with classic trainer boots. This is usually for the more laidback kind of dressing. Get a pair of boot and combine them with denim clothes or cargoes and you are good to go. There are also the cowboy boots, high-ankle, heeled boots for those who want to add some extra height.
Moccasins are soft leather shoes that you slide onto your foot and do not fasten. Suede moccasins are a compromise between formal black shoes and super casual sneakers, they are super comfortable. However, wear short socks that do not show through the shoes. Suede is prone to dirt, so take precaution while wearing it, and endeavour to always keep it clean. Invest in a suede/nubuck brush and suede protector spray to prolong the life of the shoes.
Loafers are slip-ons, making them easy to wear and comfortable to move around in, as they do not have laces and can go with all occasions. Having a black or brown loafer complements your wardrobe, accentuates your look and outfit. They are usually handy, especially when transforming into a casual occasion from a formal one. They are also the most acceptable to wear with traditional outfits.
These shoes, although called sport shoes are no longer restricted to just sporting occasions or activities. They go beyond sports and can now be paired with many different casual outfits for a trendy look.