6 PAIRS OF MEN’S MUST-HAVE FOOTWEAR FOR 2016

Shoes are the foundation of any outfit – a good pair can lift your look, while a bad pair will drag it down, we have listed down 6 pairs of shoes a man would need to save his style for 2016. So read up and be updated.

We tell you, no need for the studded ones.

THE LEATHER BROGUES  

STYLEMNL: 6 PAIRS OF MEN'S MUST-HAVE FOOTWEAR

What sets this apart from other shoes is the top detailing, they call brogueing. The small holes that form a specific pattern to accentuate the pair is uniquely crafted to add more distinctive styling on the shoes. This could also pass as a mainstay for the contemporary gents wardrobe.

For a more dressed down look, you can pair a wingtip brogue with a white button-down shirt and a darker denim jeans. Whether tan, chocolate, russet or chestnut, a pair of brown leather brogues will slot seamlessly into your wardrobe and team well with plenty of outfit permutations.

THE OXFORDS

STYLEMNL: 6 PAIRS OF MEN'S MUST-HAVE FOOTWEAR

This is one of the best pair you can invest for the year. Oxfords are often characterized with its ‘closed lacing system’. and often mistaken with the Derby. Oxfords simplicity and minimal design is perfect for formal wear – whether with tux or slim suit.

Just always remember to take care of the leather as it tend to lose its shine over time.

THE LOAFERS

STYLEMNL: 6 PAIRS OF MEN'S MUST-HAVE FOOTWEAR

The Loafer is an easy to pull pair of shoes, with its highly versatile style that has been favored by everyone across the world. Just like Brogues, Loafers are best paired with semi to casual ensembles. With its material that shouts class and sophistication, Boy! You can never go wrong in donning a pair if you plan to go on a formal party or a date.

THE WHITE TOP TRAINER

STYLEMNL: 6 PAIRS OF MEN'S MUST-HAVE FOOTWEAR

Adidas trainers are back, they’re cool, comfy and, to this date, they are versatile. They can go with anything.  Glory to the sports luxe arrival, white sneakers were reborn. Pair it with jeans, then you are ready to go! Some Hollywood and local celebrities even paired it with their favorite red carpet ensemble to bring in fresh take than the usual.

There is no denying that the minimal appeal of this pair is a must and a wardrobe staple for every men. Not only it will ease comfort but it also boasts style without sacrificing your taste for fashion.

The Leather Lace-Up Boot

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A style like this pair is timeless, though not applicable to all, most tall guys would prefer wearing this kind of shoes, pairing it with their trusty jeans and a shirt ala model off duty. Most would dare to wear it with their tuxedo, of course without showing the high-cut appeal of the shoes. This pair is considered to be sturdy and very trusty. It can even be your go-to pair during your lazy days.

THE TRUSTY SNEAKERS 

STYLEMNL: 6 PAIRS OF MEN'S MUST-HAVE FOOTWEAR

A guy can’t live without his trusty fitness pal, a shoe that can last all the long walks and even the harder climb. It is also best to invest more on these kinds of shoes for it outlasts the other. Think of Nike, Adidas, Saucony and New Balance, they are not only limited for running, but nowadays, they are the youngsters go-to pair to garb for the occasion.

About the Author

Ed Lorenzo is a PR and Marketing practitionaer who loves fashion, photography and traveling. Follow him on instagram and twitter @edryanlorenzo to get to know more of his sojourn.

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