The Secret to Spring Shoes
The sun has started to rise and spring is finally here. Spring is all about clearing out the old and coming in with the new. This shouldn’t just relate to the household chores, it should also include a spring clean of your wardrobe, specifically, your footwear.
What Men’s Shoes Look Best in Spring?
During the winter months, it is easy to get by with just your chunky Timberlands, however, now that we are being graced with the glorious sunshine it’s time that we put those boots back in the wardrobe and opted for something a little lighter.
Here we bring you all the secrets to the best menswear footwear and how to wear them.
The Boat Shoe
What are Boat Shoes?
The boat shoe is classic, cool and exceptionally stylish. Boats have been popular for many years and it is down to their versatility.
When to Wear Boat Shoes
The boat shoe is a relaxed and casual shoe that looks great teamed with some tailored chino shorts and a casual button-down shirt. They are perfect for a casual BBQ or a day out in the city.
What are Espadrilles?
Espadrilles date way back to the 14th century and they still reign supreme today. The espadrille is a casual, flat shoe that comprises of a canvas upper and a sole made traditionally from tough grass found in Europe that would have been worn by peasants.
Today, the modern espadrille is a very casual and stylish shoe that is often seen strolling round the French Riviera. The espadrille acts a fantastic holiday shoe, however they can also been worn here in the UK (weather permitting).
How to Wear Espadrilles
Team some black espadrilles with skinny black jeans and 50’s style Cuban shirt to bring a holiday vibe to the party.
The Desert Boot
What are Desert Boots?
I know we said that you could pack your chunky Timberland boots back in to the wardrobe, nevertheless, there is an exception to this rule.
These boots are still light and airy and seeing as there is still a strong chance for some wet weather this spring it means adding one pair of boots is perfectly acceptable.
How to Wear Desert Boots
You can team desert boots with some jeans or they will look just as good with a casual suit for after work affairs.
What are Loafers?
Without loafers what kind of a world would we be living in?
The loafer is the perfect warm weather shoe. Not only does it work with almost every outfit, but it also allows you to strut around any desired event and the loafer fits the bill. Summer BBQ, beer garden or even a July wedding – the loafer covers it all.
How to Wear Loafers
Opt for a pair with a neutral colour (tan for example) as this allows you to pair them with a wide range of outfits.
As spring arrives it is truly time to lighten up our footwear. The weather has changed and so should your wardrobe. There are a number of options that are available that didn’t make our list such as the moccasin or some trainers and both of these also have a lot to offer in terms of style and versatility. Explore with different styles and remember to check here for any more inspiration.