"Those are in fact ECCO golf shoes. After some scouring, I found the model on Amazon:
...although I would think that the mock cleats on the bottom would be uncomfortable for everyday wear on pavement."
"I guess you could say I was calling myself an old man since I was the one seeking those type of shoes. My boys just got some new shoes and they chose blue ones; it was a bright royal blue color but it is difficult to make blue a neon color unless…"
"Kindly allow me to withdraw my "dorky" comment. To rephrase, I am looking for a non-bulky, non-running shoe, non-cross trainer casual "sneaker" to wear with jeans and a sweatshirt. Something that is comfortable but not as…"
"I think tennis shoes can go with jeans but they are hard to find.
No neon white shoes.
No neon orange, green, yellow
No black shoes
You want something basic and toned down. Think gray with a bit of blue or black.
The problem is they don't…"
"Okay so it is not too dressy it is an issue of not dressed for the occasion, now I understand.
For support you may just need to change your insole. That should cover going for a walk.
As to out door activities you may need lace up sport shoes…"
"Will give you an example of both form and function. I wear a pair of casual Sperry Penny Loafers but I think they are a bit too dressy when I'm wearing jeans and a sweatshirt and although they have a great rubber sole, they are not adequate for…"
"Shane--this is exactly what I was thinking. The eccos are cool. Chuck Taylors are cool but a little too casual for what I'm thinking.
Tim--didn't mean to insult. It's a personal preference but jogging shoes/trainers I think are meant…"
"I don't think any athletic shoes really work... there are lots of casual shoes though that are not as dressy as loafers.
I had some Sketchers like these that worked for a wide range of needs.
These days, my trusty 100 year old…"
So, I'm seeing a lot of guys wearing running shoes with jeans and I think it looks dorky. So, what kind of athletic shoes, sneakers...are appropriate when casual loafers are too dressy? Any suggestions?See More
"Oh, and at 40, you still have the majority of your adult life left. There's no reason you can't make new friends (seriously, there's no reason to think that, out of 40 or more years you won't encounter and make new, deeper…"
"There's no need to cut your friendship with him since you enjoy his company. Just know that A), you can't trust him and B) he does not place as much importance on the friendship as you do.
To end the friendship would not benefit you, but…"