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Style Step-up: 5 Must-have Shoes For Men

Men’s fashion is increasingly influenced by convenience and trends. Surprisingly, nowadays men are quite particular about their fashion sense and often believe they are not completely dressed without the ‘perfect’ shoes.

This is because shoes draw a lot of attention to one’s dressing; it’s no wonder most women notice it first when you approach them.

If you are wondering how to achieve that dapper appearance, starting with your feet, these  four shoes must or should be in your closet:

Whole cut Dress Shoe

The Wholecut Oxford dress shoe is made from a single piece of leather. This large piece of unblemished leather is very difficult to find, making it more expensive. Hence, it remains unbeatable when it comes to steep luxury. In the right colour, it makes you stand out in any boardroom or ballroom.

Wholecut dress shoe | Photo: Amazon

Balmoral Oxford Shoe

The Balmoral Oxford Shoe and its closed lacing style gradually became a norm for students and subsequently took the fashion world by storm. These shoes match anything you wear; whether it’s a tux, a business or casual suit.

It is best used to show the utmost professionalism and respect without drawing too much attention to you.

Balmoral Oxford Shoes | Photos: Fashion Beans

Chelsea Boots

Chelsea boots are among the few best things that happened in the history of men’s fashion. It is easy to wear and offers a firm and more protective frame compared to regular shoes.

It is also one style that has been in existence for as far back as 1851 and has also greatly evolved to suit the present day.

Henry Black Chelsea Boots | Photo: In Corio

Chukka Boots

If you can’t stand lace-less shoes but still want a boot-like pair, you can opt for the ‘Chukka’.

The only things that differentiate this from Chelsea boots are the lace and its moderate ankle-high length and it’s just as good enough to make that fashion statement.

Suede Chukka boots | Photo: Grenson

Double Monk Strap

Double monk strap is another style of shoe with no lacing and more protective footwear for men. It is closed with a buckle and strap and can be paired with any form of clothing.

Brown double monk strap | Photo: Atlan Bottier

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