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5 Shoes For Every Occasion

There’s a time, a place and a time for everything. Our list contains shoes that are perfect for a specific occasion. If you need something to cover your feet at the office, look no further than our sleek & sophisticated choices. For something to wear to the gym, look at our trainers. Casual and beach options have been selected as well.

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1. Sleek & Sophisticated

These are your go-to leather lace-up dress shoes. Although we normally think of dress shoes in a formal manner, they don’t always have to be paired as such. Perfect or a day at the office or date night, a pair of black lace-ups or a Chelsea Boot can go with jeans, a suit or anything you want to add swag too.

Man of Many recommends Salvatore Ferragamo – Fedele Oxford, To Boot New York – Winston Oxford or Church’s – Ely Chelsea Boot.

Material: leather
Price: recommendations from $395

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2. Training Day

Dripping in sweat isn’t the only way to look like you’re coming from the gym. A nice pair of Trainers can do the trick, just fine. Go athletic with your style and keep it casual with some sweats and a hoodie. Working out is optional.

Man of Many recommends Nike – Flyknit Lunar2, Saucony – Shadow 5000 or Nike – Air Zoom Wildhorse 2.

Price: recommendations from $80

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3. Casually Kickin’ It

Looking for something to just wear with a pair of jeans on a lazy Sunday? Reach for a pair of sneaks. Jordans, Chucks or classic shell-toed Adidas are the go-to options for a casual jeans and a tee ensemble.

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Man of Many recommends Vans – Era 59 C&L, Adidas – Gazelle 2.0 or Converse – Chuck Taylor.

Price: recommendations from $60

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4. Dress Up or Dress Down

Dress Up or Dress Down: Give your “work shoes” a chance to see life outside the cubicle. Try something new! Throw on a pair of loafers the next time you go to the club for a twist on a classic style.

Man of Many recommends Quoddy – Camp Sole Bluchers, Carlos Santos – Acacia Penny Loafers or Wolverine – 1000 Mile Boot.

Price: recommendations from $309

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5. Beachcombing

Those basic, rubber $1.99 flip-flops are out as the shoe of choice for some fun in the sun. Class up your summer shoes with a bit of suede or leather. And if you absolutely can’t abandon flip-flops, fine. Just invest a little more in a sturdy pair.

Man of Many recommends Birkenstock – Arizona, Cole Haan – Meyer or Havaianas Brasil.

Material: suede, leather
 recommendations from AU$35

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Mark Jessen

Mr Mark Jessen

Mark Jessen studied English at Brigham Young University, completing a double emphasis in creative writing and professional writing/editing. After graduating, Mark went to work for a small publisher as their book editor. After a brief time as a freelance writer, Mark entered the corporate world as a copywriter. These days, his hours are spent mostly in proofing and editing, though he continues to create content for a wide variety of projects. In 2017, Mark completed UCLA's Creative Writing Certification. A prolific writer, Mark has over 20 years of experience in journalism.