Staying trendy and cool takes a lot of work, especially if you aren’t sure of what you are doing. If you had to have exactly 11 pairs of shoes, what would you decide to go with? These are 11 pairs of cool shoes every man should have in their wardrobe. This is a foundation to building your style for a lifetime and not having to worry about any occasion.


Brogues are your workhorse shoes. They literally go with anything, from suits to jeans and even natives.



Between Casual, Dress and Deserts Boots, you get to have a selection but its best to own at least a pair of each.


Derbies are for those times where you want to be a little dressed up but not too dressed up.


Loafers are a classic American shoes. The great thing about loafers is that they can both be worn as dress shoes and casuals making it a must have.


Oh Sneakers! Sneakers are just perfect. Be it minimal, technical, throwback or alternative sneakers. The way the just feel on your feet. For running, casual outing or just running errands it makes your feet fall in love because they are so comfortable.

Monk Straps

The monk straps was originally designed as a much more durable and dressier alternative to sandals. They are not as formal as Oxfords but more formal than Derbies. So you get the idea.


The ultra-classic Oxford originated from Oxford England in the 1840s. It was to serve as a transition away from wearing boots and towards wearing shoes. During that period, many of the roads were bad which made it necessary to wear boots because of the mud. When the street conditions improved, Oxfords took over from the boots and became the preferred choice to be paired with suits. That what makes it the first choice for dress shoes that every trendy man should own.



The Espadrilles is a shoe that molds to the shape of the foot easily which makes it a breathable shoe for your feet and also very comfortable and light on your feet.


Trendy, comfortable and great choice for driving. The moccasins are soft-soled shoes. The name moccasin comes from the Algonquian Powhatan word “makasin” and the Proto-Algonquian word “maxkeseni” which means shoe.


The Blucher (pronounced bloo-ker or bloo-cher) shoe has a military history. These shoes can be identified by the shoelaces tabs are stitched on top of the throat area of the shoe and also by its hockey stick shape of the lace tabs. These shoes are so versatile that they can be worn in almost any situation.

House Slippers

This goes without saying. Be it slides or flip flops, no mans should go around the house barefeet.

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