By Desiree Stimpert, About.com Guide
Men's Shoe Basics
In addition to those basic styles that every man should have, this section also includes links to the latest styles and trends in men's shoes -- as well as information on how to choose the right footwear for any occasion or outfit.
- Men's Must-Have Shoes
- Men's Dress Shoes Worth Investing In
- Three Men's Boots that will Make You Look Cool
- How to Choose the Right Shoes
Popular Shoe Styles for Men
Whether it's retro sneakers or rugged boots, most of us have a favorite shoe style -- and that's great. But for a well-rounded wardrobe, and to be certain you're ready for any occasion, it's best to have a variety of shoe styles in your closet. Here's more on a few of the more popular men's shoe types.
Shoe Tips, Advice and FAQs
A lot of men I've known tend to stick to one style of shoe because it's what they're most comfortable with. But there's a big, wide world of shoes out there to choose from. Whether you're stuck in a footwear rut and need to try something new, or you're a fashion-forward kind of guy who's looking for the latest trends, the articles below will help point you in the right direction.
- How to Choose the Right Shoes
- The Best Shoes for Khakis
- The Best Shoes for Jeans
- Men's Shoes to Wear with Shorts
- Men's Shoes for Suits
- Men's Shoes for a Job Interview
- Men's Shoes for a First Date
- Men's Shoes for Weddings
- Choosing the Right Men's Shoe Colors
- Men's Casual Work Shoes
- How to Match Men's Shoes and Socks
- Men's Formal Shoes
- How to Wear Men's Cowboy Boots
- How to Wear Men's Wingtip Shoes
- How to Wear Men's Loafers
- What to Wear with Men's Boots
- What to Look for in Men's Winter Boots
Top Brands and Designers
Trying a new shoe style or brand is a great way to avoid becoming predictable in our choices, and it's always exciting to try something different. But when it comes to shoes, most of us have a few favorite brands and designers, and that's not necessarily a bad thing -- we know how their shoes feel, how they fit, and how they hold up. Below, I've included top picks in some of the more popular labels in men's shoes, so that you can try something new, or reconnect with an old favorite.
- Asic 'Gel-Kayano' Review
- Ben Sherman
- Cole Haan
- DC Shoes
- Dr. Martens
- Hugo Boss
- Hush Puppies
- John Varvatos
- Johnston and Murphy
- Red Wing
- Red Wing Boots Review
- ... More Top Picks for Men
Men's Shoe Reviews
If you're looking for a second opinion before committing to those new shoes or boots, then you'll definitely want to have a look at these men's shoe reviews.
If you already own some of these styles, you can even leave your own review.
- Review of Clarks Desert Boots for Men
- Dr. Martens 1461 Review
- Review of Asics 'Gel-Kayano' Shoes for Men
Getting a Good Fit
Getting a good fit is essential, but it's not always as simple as it seems. Here are a few articles that will help you find your shoe size, and locate footwear in hard-to-fit sizes.
- How to Measure Your Feet
- Inches to U.S. Shoe Sizes
- Find Your Shoe Width
- Shoe Width Markings
- International Size Conversion
- Convert Men's to Women's Sizes
- Narrow Shoes for Men
- Large Shoes for Men
- Wide Shoes for Men
- Small Shoes for Men
- Stuck Between Shoe Sizes
Shoe Care and Repair
Taking care of your shoes makes sense because proper shoe care doesn't just make your shoes look good, it also helps them last longer. Whether you're looking for a shoe repair shop, or just wondering how to clean your canvas sneakers, the following guides will help you keep your footwear looking its best.