5 BEST Selling Dress Shoes MUST OWN Men's Footwear[0:00:00]The five best selling dress shoes.
In today’s video, gents, I’m going to be talking about the dress shoes which flyoff the shelf.
[Music] I'm here in New York City at Paul Evans.
My friend, Evan owns this shop.
I've known him for years.
And we were talking about what are the shoes that are flying off the shelf, what are theshoes he can't keep in stock because there's wisdom in crowds.
When you know that men are, again, selectively choosing these shoes and I found that thefive best sellers were very strong choices.
These are shoes that I have in my wardrobe.
I thought you would like this information.
I'm going to talk about each of the shoes.
I'm going to talk about why and how they can fit into your wardrobe.
So, sit back guys I think you're going to enjoy today's video.
Shoe number one on our list and no surprise, gentlemen, is the cap toe oxford.
This is going to be one of the dressiest shoes that you can have in your wardrobe, perfectwith a suit with casual suits.
You could possibly wear this when you dress down a bit maybe with odd trousers.
I wouldn't wear this with jeans.
The color you see here is oxblood, but you're most commonly going to see this in black sometimesa dark brown maybe even a medium brown, but darker colors for this dress shoe.
Again, this is the number one seller and I think should be in every man's wardrobe.
Key features are going to be that cap toe which we see right here.
Also, we're going to see the closed lacing.
So, that's where the back part of the shoe the quarter goes right underneath the vampwhich is this part so the vamp goes on top and we've got this closed lacing system.
Very overall a sleek design, a simple design something that’s been around a long time.
It's a classic.
You cannot go wrong with adding this shoe in your wardrobe.
Look for a leather sole to have the dressiest cap toe oxford that you can wear.
If you want to go for something let's say that’s going to have a rubber sole, it'sstill going to be a very dressy shoe, but the rubber sole do you notice?It's a little bit clunkier it's a little bit heavier, therefore it's not going to be asdressy.
But, hey, if you're living in a city you do a lot of commuting you need traction, thena rubber sole is probably something you want to look for.
But, you could have some that, you know, go for a leather sole with a rubber sole.
You can go to a cobbler, they can actually put a strip of rubber right across there andthat could be a great compromise.
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So, go through there, check out all the shoes I’m about to talk about these five bestsellers or maybe find something that, you know, is a bit unique that a lot of men don'tpull off.
Here's a perfect example of a shoe that more men should try, a blue suede loafer.
Guys, we were talking about best sellers and suede is not one of the best sellers, butI will tell you that this is a shoe this is a style that you should look to incorporatein your wardrobe.
A lot of guys scared off by suede.
Just simply don't wear it in that really bad weather don't go running through mud in shoeslike this, instead walk into a room stand out look great with just footwear that setsyou apart from the crowd.
Check this out, isn’t this a beautiful ankle boot?Look at it, you’ve got the double monk strap, you've got the cap toe, you got a little bitof the broguing right in here.
I can tell you this is not a best seller, but this shoe is going to set you apart fromthe pack.
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All right, guys, let’s get back to the list.
Shoe number two on our list, gentlemen, the wholecut.
This is a modern classic, it's going to be more fashion-forward than that cap toe oxfordwe just talked about.
But, get this in black get this in a dark brown, you could still wear this with a suit.
It's going to like I said it's going to be something maybe for the younger man the manthat isn't as concerned and is willing to go out on a little bit of a limb.
Now, you could wear this for the black for the tuxedo.
I think actually that looks great.
This has a very nice sleek design.
And that's the key with the wholecut is the overall simple and sleek design.
I think in twenty years, this will become a classic shoe.
It’s just something when I look at it it is so simple and to me simplicity is one ofthe key functions of menswear.
Now, with the simplicity comes a price.
When you're looking at a wholecut, understand the price is going to be high because theyhad to use a very large piece of unblemished leather in order to make this.
Specifically, it's only in the back where we see actually the leather is stitched together.
So, it's because they had to be very selective about the product about the material thatwent into building this product that the prices oftentimes going to be really high.
Now, with the wholecut, you're going to want to go for a leather sole.
If you don't want to have leather soles you want more traction, then what you want todo is maybe go to a cobbler, he can put a strip of rubber going across here maybe somethingon the heel, but overall you're going to want something that has also a very sleek design.
That's why a Blake stitch for a wholecut to me is optimum.
[0:05:11] Shoe number three when it comes to best sellers,gentleman, the semi brogue.
So, this is going to look very similar to the cap toe oxford except we're going to havebroguing.
Broguing is basically where they go into and they put perforations basically small holesin designs into the leather.
So, we see it right over here, we're going to see it go right around the vamp and onthe back heel we're going to have what appears to be another piece of leather thrown on topof that with design put right into there.
So, this is going to be something you don't want to wear maybe with a business suit, butyou can wear it with a casual suit, you can wear with odd trousers.
If this was in black, I think in some circles, yes, you could probably pull this off witha business suit.
But, this is always going to be because of the broguing, it's going to be more casual.
Now, you may be asking, okay, Antonio, I've heard the word full, bro.
What’s difference between a semi brogue and a full bro?A full brogue also known as a wingtip is basically going to have more design in on the broguing.
Instead of a cap toe, what we're going to see is this type of the toe right here andyou've got what looks to be wings on here.
And right here we also see on the front toe we see a medallion design.
Also, on the back of the wingtip it looks like we're going to have another layer ofleather thrown on with broguing in here.
At the end of the day, all this extra design all this extra broguing makes the shoe morecasual.
Shoe number four on our bestseller list, gentleman, is going to be the classic penny loafer.
This is a casual shoe this is something that you could wear with an odd trouser odd jacket.
You could wear it with jeans you could dress it up and wear this with a light-colored casualsuit especially this color here, black maybe you could wear it with a gray suit or somethinglike that.
But, this is something that you do not want to wear in necessarily a business environment.
Now, if you're hanging out around the office and you want something that's comfortable,then go ahead wear this around because that's where the origin of the loafer comes fromis loafing around.
Think about it.
It was something that was meant to be slipped on slipped off when you were at the home.
The slipper had, you know, bit of a history with this.
You can also say that it had some influence from the moccasin.
I love this as a travel shoe.
Now, what didn't make this list was the double monk strap and this is another type of loafer.
This to me is actually a little bit dressier.
The buckle, I just love the look of this one right here.
But neither of them because they lack lacing and because they lack a history and an associationwith dressier shoes, these in general, again, they're going to be something that you wantto wear with more casual clothing.
But, I think if you go especially for browns dark browns maybe even look at a suede a bluesuede over here, don’t that look great?This is something that you can wear with a wide variety, you can even wear this withshorts with maybe, you know, no-show socks the right kind of shorts actually ones thatdon't have cargo pockets on them.
At the end of the day, guys, I think this is a best seller because it fits in a lotof those areas when, yeah, you don't want to wear running shoes, you want somethingthat is just going to look great at the same time it's going to be casual is going to becomfortable, that's where the penny loafer falls in.
Next up, gents, we've got the classic chukka boots.
And the chukka boot evolved from the World War II desert booth.
They say in North Africa whenever the officers up in the English military hired these cobblersto build these, they didn't have much material to go with they went with a very simple designa blucher design which is basically when the back quarter goes over the vamp.
So, we see this right here how this part is getting slapped onto this front part of theleather.
That right there makes this a very casual type of shoe, but this is also a boot.
Boots are casual, but when you see them made from a very smooth high-end leather like this,it's a very I think sleek classic design.
With two eyelets, that is going to be probably one of the dressier looks.
Once you start to go to four eyelets, you'll see that on more casual ones that oftentimesincorporate a rubber sole, so you’ll see a wide range of chukkas out there.
Know that f you want to wear this with a casual suit you want to wear this with jeans to dressup the jeans, you want to go for a more elegant very streamlined look.
That's why I like the Blake stitch.
You will find Goodyear welted chukkas out there you will find cemented chukkas, tryto avoid those.
That's the least expensive and something you don't want.
I wouldn't wear this with a suit unless the weather is really bad, then it provides abit of protection I think you could pull it off.
When you're buying shoes, what I highly advise is you save up you buy the best that you canafford.
You want something that when you shine it when you take care of this upper, overtimeit's going to look better and better.
All right, gents, that's it.
Let me know what you thought of this video down in the comments and go check out theseboots.
Aren't they beautiful?I just love these.
I love -- I have to admit.
You guys know I love my double monk straps, so they actually now have a boot that's gotthe double monk has this nice cap toe with the little bit of broguing in there.
This is something that I'm going to rock with dark-colored jeans.
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Let me know in the comments if you've got any questions, if I can be of any serviceto you, if I can help answer anything.
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I’ll see you in the next video.
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