Not sure what shoes to wear? Find out what will team with your trousers, trackies and more with our wear with guide
Calves on show? That means your shoes are too. And with shorts more sartorially acceptable than ever you need a whole spectrum of footwear companions to pick from. Luckily we’ve rounded up the sandals, sneakers, plimsolls, deck shoes and loafers that are bulletproof style partners for your colourful cottons. Dress up in high gloss leathers or down in simple pumps, and remember to keep your socks in the drawer and sprinkle some smell busting baby powder on the sole.
Denim is perfectly acceptable for smart occasions. But only if you wear the right shoes. Oxfords and brogues are your go-to already but add desert boots and loafers to the mix and think about injecting more colour. Check out the casual jeans category for downtime styles that will work too but to find out how your dark jeans can stay smart click through here.
Found your perfect denims? Time to enhance them with the perfect shoes. The thing is, when it comes to denim you can wear pretty much anything. So select from a huge spectrum of styles that includes boat shoes , boots, and brogues along with pumps and sneakers. Just steer clear of the super smart – few things look more off-putting than a slick shoe with distressed denim. Click through to see the worthies…
You’ll definitely be wearing chinos this summer (hopefully quite a lot) so make sure your shoes work with them. Click through to see the huge variety of smart and casual styles that will perform with aplomb, but bear in mind that your chinos (like your jeans) can work in a multitude of ways and you have to consider fit and colour too. Have fun picking out your favourites. But remember: don’t wear black shoes with khaki.
Menswear is smartening up a touch and quite often your shoes alone will be enough to represent your dapper side. But for those times when you are going full on for smartness, be it in suits or separates, then these leather, suede and, in one case velvet, examples of loveliness deserve to finish off your outfit. Click through to see the line-up.
Trackies have got more sophisticated. And that means your footwear options have widened too but we say stick with the casual side of things and go for pumps and sandals for a refined dress down look. Just click through to find out the most suitable pairs for that off duty look