As men’s fashion is constantly evolving, shoes are going right along with these trends. Your shoes say a lot about you! Nowadays designer details, buckles, fabrications, colors and style variations have become much more accessible to the everyday shopper.
At this time of year, your choice of footwear is more important than in any other season. As the chill settles in and the days get colder, the key consideration for any man should be comfort, weather resistance and warmth. Boots come out as the clear winner for the aforementioned deliberations. They provide timeless styling and craftsmanship to your ensemble
In the midst of fashionable shoe trends, this season of men’s footwear has tons to offer – high tops, low tops, loafers, wingtip, leather, suede, denim, laces, sporty, casual and formal. Perhaps the most dominant and recurrent men shoes trend this year is the brogue shoes, moccasins and saddle shoes.
Color variety and bold patterns define the footwear fashion trends for men and women this year. While you’ll still never go wrong with the basic black or brown shoes, you should get, at least, a pair of shoes in a livelier shade to spice up your wardrobe and stay in style
With multiple boot options to offer – Desert, Chukka, Biker, and Worker – men have an array of footwear to opt from. The traditional Chelsea Boot is an old favorite, characterized by the signature elasticated side panels and lightweight sole. This season alone, designers such as Paul Smith, Jimmy Choo, Grenson and Ralph Lauren have all featured Chelsea boots in their collections.
Despite their conventional aspect, the style of Chelsea boots is versatile enough to transcend the seasons. To reflect this, Balenciaga reworked thee boots in a sleeker, sharper design with a modernist cutout panel. GQ describe the Chelsea boot as “The One Boot You Need This Autumn” and write that Chelsea’s “…blend the urbanity of a good dress shoe with the all-weather protection of a good leather boot.”
The beauty of boots stems from its resourcefulness. They are easy to dress up with sleek, slim-fit tailoring or down with jeans or casual wear. The key is to remain simple with outfit choice and pair boots with uncomplicated, unfussy clothes in subtle, dark hues. Simply put, go for shoes that complement your style!