"This is my opinion based on what I have learned from the company I work for.
Every man has a different occasion in life to attend. To truly fit a mans entire wardrobe needs he is required to ware many different 'hats' in this case its…"
"I personally have...
1 pair of nice sneakers
1 pair of almost dead junky tennis shoes
1 pair of flip-flops
1 pair of brown dress shoes
1 pair of black dress shoes
1 pair of Sperries (semi-casual shoes)
1 pair of slippers (every man should have…"
"I'll admit it, I love nice shoes.
I reconcile what I own by looking at it on a cost-per-wear basis; if properly maintained you can keep a pair of $500 shoes for years, decades maybe (and at that rate they'll come BACK into style).
"I preferred going barefoot when I was younger also, and have gotten into the habit of walking in my yard barefoot. Being barefoot does feel manly. However, some manly jobs require good shoes to keep your feet getting mangled or cut up."
- Old New Balance running shoes - Junk for mowing lawn
- Doc Martens Hiking Boots when it's chilly
- New Balance Running shoes for casual/comfort in summer
- Doc Martens brown shoes for work
- Doc Martens black shoes for work
"I think it depends on how ya look at it. in a way, no shoes or the least amount of shoes can be manly. I hated shoes when I was younger and as a result I still go barefoot outside if I'm doing yardwork or working in the garden and stuff. Only…"
"I have probably too many, now.
2p sneakers (one white one brown)
1p Running shoes
1p Black dress shoes
1p Black oxfords
1p Leather boots
1p Boat shoes
1p Hiking boots
For work I also have
1p work boots
1p rubber boots
Wow, even more…"
"What about at the beach? They are acceptable beach attire ... aka you can wear them to and from the beach or, at a push, around a beach town. Please don't try to go to any restaurant above a fast food or cafe joint in them!"