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5 Dress Shoe Styles Have you ever bought a great pair of dress shoes only to find they didn go with half your wardrobe? Not all dress shoes styles are multipurpose, wear with everything types of footwear, and depending on the event you're attending, some dress shoes are more suitable than others. Since quality dress shoes are usually quite pricey, we compiled this guide of dress shoe styles to take the mystery out of the often harrowing experience of buying stylish and appropriate footwear. Read on to learn about what to look for in dress shoes and how to select the right dress shoe style for your next upscale adventure. And for even more on wearing dress shoes, school yourself on the importance of expensive shoes. 1. OxfordsOriginally known as Balmorals in England, oxfords are leather shoes with a relatively low instep, closed lacing and a non rubber sole. Modern oxfords, however, may be constructed from suede or synthetic materials, but no matter the material used to construct them, oxfords are usually quite plain with few if any embellishments. Like most dress shoes, oxfords traditionally come in black, cordovan, brown, burgundy, oxblood, chestnut, and occasionally, white. Oxfords are good all around dress shoes that are appropriate for numerous occasions. For the office, basic, unadorned black oxfords will do the trick. Semiformal or contemporary chic events call for oxfords as well; though you can vary the color on these occasions, choose dress shoes in shades like cognac for a sophisticated but still down to earth feel. For formal affairs, revert to black oxfords made of highly polished, shiny leather, as well as heels and soles that are sleek and have as little bulk as possible. Florsheim Castellano Bike Toe OxfordsThis pair from Florsheim is a great example of the quintessential oxford. Handcrafted from fine Italian leather, these oxfords have been made in the old style, but are still comfortable. They have been polished, but not overly so, meaning you Asics Gel Kinsei 6 can wear them to formal events and the office with a suit or a dress shirt and trousers. Boasting all over suede and a cushioned footbed, they just as comfortable as they are stylish. The elegant design and stitch makes these oxfords much dressier than their traditional counterpart great with a suit and tie while the classic design allows for the shoes to be paired with jeans and a blazer and still look great. LoafersFirst making their appearance in the earlier part of the 20th century, loafers are either dressy or worn as a dressy sport shoe (think yachting and you understand).

The distinguishing feature of all loafers, however, is a lack of laces or buckles. Traditionally made from leather, loafers are slip on shoes that resemble a moccasin on top, but have a wide and fairly flat heel. Many loafers have tassels, although these are often dispensed with nowadays. Penny loafers have a strap across the upper portion of the shoe, which was originally designed to hold change or an ornament. Allen Edmunds Tassel LoaferThese slim, slanted toe leather shoes by Allen Edmunds are an example of a high quality dressy loafer. The tassel Asics Running Shoes Mens contributes to their dressy look, while still making them modern and suitable for semiformal occasions. Magnanni Penny LoaferMade in Spain, these penny loafers by Magnanni offer a richly burnished leather with meticulous stitching making these loafers a great choice for a day to day dress shoe, while still being versatile enough to wear for drinks after work. Donald J Pliner Croc Print LoaferA statement shoe, these loafers by Donald J Pliner are use to catch some eyes. The croc print leather adds an exotic touch to your wardrobe, while the classic shape and color will keep you looking sharp.

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