In this article we discuss the four essential shoes every gentleman must have. A shoe is the corner-stone of your outfit and as a man, the kind of shoes you wear determines who you are and where you are coming from.
The oxford shoe is the classiest of all, for its principal characteristics of lacing thus the bar lacing. Due to it classy features, it is most of the time considered as the evening shoe. Thus the oxford shoe is appropriate for all evening events ranging from galas to date nights. But if you’re the daring type or one who always likes to take fashion risks, you can pair it up with your jeans or chinos to add the needed amount of class to your whole look. There are a couple of things that signifies an oxford shoe, the vamp and quarters.
The brogue can be described as one of the most detailing shoes there is. It can take you from day to night and is also suitable for and matches well with a whole lot of things be it jeans, chinos, suits or tailored pants on its own. But we advise you keep the brogues for the day and the oxfords for the night.
SNEAKERS / TRAINERS
Sneakers are the appropriate footwear for off-duty days when you don’t want to get your feet stuffed up in hard-soled shoes. If you belong to the fit-fam, getting a couple of trainers is a good investment.
Loafers is a statement on its own especially when they come in patent leather or tassel, you can call it the cut-across shoe. It plays the role of the oxford, brogue and sneakers. It is the go-to shoe if you are not the sneaker-head type.