No, it isn't okay to simply slip into your most comfortable pair of shoes when you're going out. Yes, comfort is important, but so is the image of yourself that you put out there. Just like a pair of brogues can smarten up a shorts-and-shirt combo for a Sunday brunch, so too can a pair of minimally-designed tan dress shoes add a sophisticated polish to your ink blue suit.
Looking for the perfect pair? Here's a list of some of the smartest shoes you need to own, from the most formal to to the most casual.
Alberto Torresi Martino Tan Derby Shoes
These tan shoes from Alberto Torresi can be paired with formal, semi-formal and business casual looks. An all time favourite and a classic, this pair should certainly make it to your show rack.
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Franco Leone Dark Brown Derby Shoes
Pair this chocolate brown derby shoes from Franco Leone with your formal trousers and shirt for your next business meeting.
Franco Leone Black Formal Slip Ons
A pair of black formal shoes are an absolute must-have in every man's wardrobe. They go well with most formal outfits and can be you go-to pick for when you're in a fix.
Pavers England Navy Brogue Shoes
If a pair of brogues is on your list of must-haves this season, it's got to be this pair from Pavers England.
Red Tape Tan Derby Shoes
These tan derby shoes are perfect for Friday dressing. Pair it with a comfortable pair of chinos and a casual shirt.
Aldo Cognac Brown Plimsolls
Plimsolls are perfect for when you're in a fix, wondering what to pair with that smart casual outfit. This tan pair from Aldo will go well with almost everything.
Steve Madden Red Black Sneakers
Step into these red and black sneakers from Steve Madden for the weekend. Wear them when you're in all-black, and you'll make a statement.
Clarks Black Sneakers
A pair of black sneakers can be you go-to pick for your basic outfits. Pair it with your favourite pair of jeans and a t-shirt.
Red Tape Black Ankle High Sneakers
Sneakers never really go out of style. You can pair this pair from Red Tape with your casual outfits on the weekend.
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Steve Madden Navy Casual Shoes
Comfortable and stylish, these navy slip-on shoes from Steve Madden can be paired with your favourite basic tee and chinos for your next brunch.
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