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Most Popular Men's Shoe Brands


In the past few years the competition has gotten more and more heated for the most popular men’s shoes. However; some timeless brands are still on the list as they continue to make quality shoes and at the same time, reinvent themselves when necessary. 

Here is a look at some of the most popular men’s shoe brands for various needs on the market today.

Nike - Men's Popular Athletic Shoe Brand

A sneaker with Nike's new Flyknit technology is seen during Nike's introduction of new basketball and training technology at Basketball City, Pier 36 on February 22, 2012 in New York City.
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Most know the Nike story that started in Beaverton, Oregon. They are not only a shoe company, but a force to be reckoned with in sports and recreational activities for the average weekend warrior. They continue to evolve their shoes to meet the needs of today’s athlete, but also have an enormous amount of apparel to fit every need as well.

Popular Men's Shoe Brands: Johnston & Murphy

Johnston & Murphy 'Melton'
Johnston & Murphy 'Melton' Image: Zappos.com
Johnston & Murphy absolutely thrive at putting out timeless, quality shoes for professionals at many different price points that can attract men at different stages in their life. While their dress shoes reach several hundred dollars, their casual oxfords and entry level dress shoe have an attractive price point of $90-110 without sacrificing that Johnston & Murphy quality. You’ll find many professionals young and old wearing Johnston & Murphy shoes at office around the country.

Timberland - A Popular Brand in Men's Shoes and Boots

Timberland Chukka Image: Zappos.com
Timberland makes great men’s boots and shoes that are nice enough to wear to work, but rugged and manly enough just in case you get caught in the elements. They use quality leathers and soles that will be durable enough for the toughest work you can muster. The beauty is that they still keep a style that’s all their own. They also have their shoes and boots priced low enough for college kids to learn the fine art of the perfect show and their high-end models for those “boots of a lifetime.

Popular Men's Shoe Brands: Merrell

Merrell 'Moab' Image: Zappos.com
While Merrell started out making hiking boots, they have expanded into many different areas. Their most popular men’s shoe is the casual, but flexible Merrell Jungle Moc. It’s a great shoe after a day of activity. You can also find trail shoes, Gortex hiking boots, and their latest is their line of barefoot-like running shoes that they recently introduced. It has a little more support than the Vibram that set the world on fire, but that adds a little more support and protection when going through rough terrain.

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