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
"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,…"
"I've been looking at some Allen Edmonds Sheldon Saddle shoes.
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…"
"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…"
"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…"
"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,…"
"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…"
"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."
"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…"
"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…"
"Exactly what Joe said!
She is clearly interested.
Make sure you have a specific plan for the date. Suggest a day and time but let her ultimately decide that based on her schedule.
FOR GOD"S SAKE do NOT text! "
"Thanks guys. I didn't realize that braided belts were okay for professional attire.
I also didn't realize the thrift shops were a good place to look for quality belts. We are a small town, and have no cobblers or leather shops here…"
"Hasn't it though? I only took one picture although they asked us to wear suits for the guys and dresses for the girls and the school photographer took the picture. Now it's "spend thousands trying to get that perfect…"
"If you can afford it purchase good belts from places like Eddy Bauer or other higher end stores. The reason is that although you're paying $40 to $50 a belt it will last you much longer. If a belt at Walmart costs you $20 and over…"