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Decent set of shoes for a college student

Started this discussion. Last reply by Joseph Feb 3, 2013. 28 Replies

Okay, so all my life I've been wearing sneakers. Recently I've decided I want to change that. My only issue being where to start, I want a pair of shoes that will look good with a nice set of jeans…Continue

 

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Joseph replied to Matt H's discussion Decent set of shoes for a college student
"I recently purchased a couple of pairs of Sketchers Alley Cats from Sears on sale.  VERY affordable, lots of good traction/semi-lug sole, pretty rugged and nice looking (I think).  They are just a good practical shoe for the north east,…"
Feb 3, 2013
Nathan DeParis replied to Matt H's discussion Decent set of shoes for a college student
"I've been looking at some Allen Edmonds Sheldon Saddle shoes. http://bit.ly/SYnwpZ these go with so much. For a more rugged casual look at some Wolverine 1000 mile boots. I know these may are expensive, and especially for a college student. I…"
Feb 3, 2013
Qururt replied to Matt H's discussion Decent set of shoes for a college student
"Buy Converses "
Feb 3, 2013
Derek replied to Matt H's discussion Decent set of shoes for a college student
"I don't know if they still make Earth Shoes, but that's I've had a pair since high school (my word! That was five years ago!) and they're still comfortable and durable. They're brown and go with jeans. Be sure to get dark…"
Feb 2, 2013
L De Guzmán replied to Matt H's discussion Decent set of shoes for a college student
"Hey Matt,Aside form your sneakers, I would advice you to have a pair of running shoes and a pair of black leather shoes to your repertoire.The black leather pair can be high-cut like boots or the regular low-cut type. Just make sure that they…"
Feb 2, 2013
Jeff M replied to Matt H's discussion Decent set of shoes for a college student
"i wore sketchers a lot as a generic going out, but still comfortable, shoe. they were a little bit heavier and held up well in light snow. i actually still have them and wear them on occasion."
Feb 2, 2013
KG2V replied to Matt H's discussion Decent set of shoes for a college student
"I do not know your budget (hey, some college students have money, some don't - I was working 20 hours a week while in school, and not flipping burgers) IF you can swing it, seriously, a good pair of shell cordovan wing tips.  Done right,…"
Feb 1, 2013
Mr. O replied to Matt H's discussion Decent set of shoes for a college student
"Ive got these in black and love them. Slip on so they're easy and look great with jeans. Extremely comfortable too. http://www.clarksusa.com/eng/product/escalade/70846 ; Your post reminded me to grab the brown ones too. "
Jan 28, 2013
Victor Franklin replied to Matt H's discussion Decent set of shoes for a college student
"I just bought a pair of shoes that look almost exactly like this.   http://www.zappos.com/giorgio-brutini-15904-black-full-grain I, too, am trying to wear nicer shoes."
Dec 17, 2012
John Opalenik replied to Matt H's discussion Decent set of shoes for a college student
"Clark Walabees in a dark color work great for me.  They look good enough that I can wear them to work (teacher) and be plenty well dressed, and they're comfortable enough where you wont be tempted to shift back to sneakers for…"
Dec 17, 2012
Dale K replied to Matt H's discussion Decent set of shoes for a college student
"For the money, I would have to weigh in with a couple of guys who suggested nice, but comfortable loafers. Loafers work year round. Nice looking ones can be matched up with a pair of slacks and a tie for a dress up occassion."
Nov 2, 2012
Michael M. replied to Matt H's discussion Decent set of shoes for a college student
"Out of the Clarks lineup, I highly recommend their mid-rise Desert Boot. It is a classic and conservative design that looks good with just about anything and is extremely versatile. I have a dark brown pair that I wear sometimes with business casual…"
Oct 29, 2012
Nick H replied to Matt H's discussion Decent set of shoes for a college student
"Not to discourage this thread since there are new members to give new ideas but I think if you search AOM this topic came up before."
Oct 26, 2012
Maximilian Hermann Reese replied to Matt H's discussion Decent set of shoes for a college student
"If you like sneakers you may also like this classic saddleshoe-like shoe by the skaters-brand GRAVIS it's called Buxton. Comfortable, stylish but all in all it's still…"
Oct 26, 2012
Nick replied to Matt H's discussion Decent set of shoes for a college student
"Haha I definitely would never want to look like that. I was thinking more along the lines of this: This is the look I was kinda going for. That's probably very similar to how I would look"
Oct 18, 2012
Chuck Knight replied to Matt H's discussion Decent set of shoes for a college student
"Boots with shorts are...iffy.  Some people can pull off the look successfully, and some can't.   Desert boots are, basically, a dressier-looking version of a hiking boot, so with the right attitude you'll probably look…"
Oct 17, 2012

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