“Invest heavily in your bed and your shoes because if you’re not in one, then you’re in the other!” - George Glasgow Senuir
While we may not talk about your bed in this blog, we definitely will about your shoes. As most fashion bloggers today like to put it: it is your shoes that pull your outfit together; we agree!
But in reality, shoes do more than just that. According to actual research, that the choice of your shoes can even be used to predict your personality! The experiment showed actual dimensions of the BFI being predicted by mere shoe choices!
So, if you want to make the right impressions, you better start focusing on the right shoes. And as your well-wishers, we have taken the liberty to highlight some essential shoes for men. Here they are:
If you want the most “in fashion” shoes at the moment, these are the shoes you. The tassel loafers are one of the trendiest shoes right now and while it may have already established an image for semi-casuals, people are still very sure.
But we are pretty sure that these shoes do not fall into the definition of strict formals. So while we do reveal these amazing cow-hide leather and tassel loafers to you, we suggest you try to keep them away from formal gatherings.
Here is where you can wear these:
While most women love wearing boots, most men tend to shy away from them. Although sometimes they may prefer wearing lighter, more casual shoes, we can guarantee that no shoe can beat these bad boys at looks.
But mostly, men don’t want to buy these because they are unsure of how to wear these and what to wear these with. While that may be a genuine concern, it isn’t anything we can’t handle with these tips:
So, every time they talk about a derby shoe, most people tend to confuse them with oxfords. While we are going to talk more about an oxford later, we’ll discuss the charm of derbies at this point.
The Derby Shoes are most distinguished because of their “open lacing.”This means that the lacing quarters are stitched on top of the vamp which allows for a looser fit. While that may be the only defining factor, these gray suede derby shoes are a work of art in their way.
To wear them:
Although we have already talked about tassel loafers, there’s no chance of missing out on these classic penny loafers on this list of essential shoes for men. Having the durability of leather and the most comfortable insole ever, you can’t miss out on these shoes.
Wear these when:
As we move into the more formal categories, there is no doubt about Brogues appear on this list of essential shoes for men. So, here is a pair of the best Derby Brogue leather shoes that you can find for yourself.
While they were not initially considered to be formal, they have slowly evolved to be considered formals. You can find them in either oxford or derby style with only the perforated style sets them apart. When you do wear them:
At last, we come to the pair of shoes that tops everything else when it comes to formals. In comparison to derby shoes, oxfords are shoes that have a “closed lacing” system. This means that the lacing quarters are stitched below the vamp, which allows for a tighter, more firm fit.
If you want to find a pair for formals, these are the shoes for you. So, here is how you wear them:
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They say the best gift you can give a woman (after a diamond ring, of course) is a handbag. Only if men loved their handbags as much, it wouldn’t be such a pain to get them a gift.
But either way, men shouldn’t be undersold when it comes to everyday bags.
They may wear a flimsy old pair of jeans with barely any life left to it but wear the most badass bag on the market. And while we are making it about men and everyday bags, wouldn’t we be committing a crime if we do not talk about leather bags?