As people head back to the office it’s time to ditch the slippers and put your smart shoes back on! Heading back to the old routine or the new normal means adopting old traditions and those reliable slippers may for cut it as footwear du jour for the last 5 months, but no more my friend, we all need to buck our ideas up and return to our former dapper self. So to assist you in the matter is a selection of far more appropriate footwear for the office environment.
The Brogue – The Billy Ruffian Kendal Brogues are a great handmade shoe for your first day back at work! With a strong city vibe, the brogues are smart enough for the office yet cool enough for after work drinks at the pub (can’t wait!).
They’re available in navy or brown suede, or for a smarter look, black.
The Chukka Boot – a boot that can serve you year-round. The Chukka boot is a versatile lightweight boot that looks great in the office when trainers just don’t cut it – they’re casual, yet always on the mark. If smart-casual is the look your after these are perfect as they smarten up an outfit in an instance without being too stuffy and formal.
The Derby Shoe – Step out in these men’s leather derby shoes from none other than M&S, bringing a sophisticated blend of style with fabulous function. The leather lace-up shoes are the perfect bit of style for all occasions, made from soft leather for durable and comfortable wear, they team perfectly with jeans and chinos for a sleek finish.
The Oxford – The Oxford shoe is often referred to as the most elegant and formal type of men’s shoe which is thought to date back over two centuries was reportedly named by the students from the famous English institution, Oxford University. From classic, toe-cap, to wing tip, other worldwide references include the ‘Oxonian’ shoe, and from across the pond the ‘Balmoral’ or ‘bal’.
The Loafer – Un Aldric Step, from Clarks. This black leather men’s loafers, From their Unstructured collection, these loafers are a timeless addition to your work wardrobe. Slip your feet into shoes lined with leather to offer breathable comfort as you walk, while the durable sole unit offers functional grip and the strobel construction method aids flexibility.