BUYING MEN'S SHOES
Always invest in a good bed and good shoes, because if you’re not in one, you’re in the other.
Explore our guide to help you find your perfect pair.
Have open lacing rather than closed; eyelet tabs are sewn on top of the uppers. Less formal and more versatile than Oxfords. Most are double stitched and double soled, making them robust
A lace-free slip-on shoe that's cut low, leaving ankles exposed. Features a defined heel. Usually, though not always, loafers feature a leather piece across the vamp, known as a saddle
CARING FOR YOUR SHOES
- Invest in suede brush and protective spray to keep suede shoes looking new.
- Scuff new leather soles before you wear them in the rain or on a waxed floor.
- Prop up wet shoes with old newspaper and let them dry naturally to prevent the uppers from cracking and the leather sole from separating.
- A good repair shop can dramatically prolong the life of your shoes. Check your shoes regularly for any scuffs or worn soles.