Chelsea Boot

Essential Fall Shoes for Men

Hey Guys, How’s your Shoe Game?

If you’re a man that likes to dress well and has a little versatility in his step when it comes to style, then it’s time to step up your shoe game for Fall. Sure, summer is still in full swing but we’re in Michigan and you know the weather could be different in like… well… a day!

We’re always mentioning transitional outfits and pieces for woman but this time, we’re thinking of you guys. A key seasonal transition piece for you is your shoe. We know you’re a man of many talents so we’ve put together a list of shoes that will help transition your Summer to Fall and keep you looking handsome at the same time. From high-end high-tops to kick-ass boots, we’ve got a list of shoes you need to pay attention to.

The High-End Sneaker
Gucci Sneaker

Courtesy of Gucci – Leather Low-Top Sneaker with Web

In our opinion, everyone needs a high-end sneaker and we’re pretty sure this trend is sticking around for a while so get with it. This Gucci leather low-top sneaker will go with anything in your closet, even a tux if you’re that guy. Available at Gucci, $650.


Chuck Taylor All Star
Courtesy of Converse/Nike – Chuck Taylor All Star High Top

Created in 1917, these shoes have been evolving for years and they’re still on our “must-have” list. Wear them with denim, or slacks, we really don’t care. You’ll look cool either way. Available at Nike, $55.


The Technical Sneaker

Adidas NMD

Courtesy of Nordstrom – Adidas NMD_R1 Sneaker

Adidas is always a hit. There are many styles to choose from when speaking “technical sneaker” so you really can’t go wrong. These NMDs though are pretty hot and are neutral enough to go with just about any casual outfit in your closet. Available at Nordstrom, $129.95.

The Desert Boot
Desert Welt Boot
Courtesy of Macy’s – Clark’s Bushacre 2 Chukka Boots
A little stylish and a little laid-back, this boot is durable and functional and looks good with a little dressy or a little casual. This is not only a great boot to transition from Summer to Fall but also from day to night when you have a busy schedule. Available at Macy’s, $59.99.
The Chelsea Boot
Chelsea Boot
Courtesy of Sak’s Fifth Avenue – Aldrich Chelsea Leather Boots

Add a little sexy into your wardrobe with these black Chelsea boots. These boots have been the “it” boot for a few years now.  They’re available in tan, brown, and cognac with other designers/stores but we really like a nice black boot for whatever the day or night holds. Available at Sak’s Fifth Avenue, $398.

The Combat Boot
Prada Boot

Courtesy of Neiman Marcus – Prada Leather Sock Boot

There’s a time when you don’t want to be dressy dressy are we right? But these boots do look good when you’re feeling good that’s for sure! We recommend being the nice guy that can dress like a bad-ass once in a while. Available at Neiman Marcus, $425.

The Plain-Toe Derby
Ecco Plain Toe Derby Shoe
Courtesy of – Ecco Finlay Plain-Toe Tie Shoe
This is a simple leather shoe that is safe to wear any time you feel like it. Wear this shoe with denim, a suit, dress slacks or casual khakis and look good no matter what.  Available at, $96.
The Cap-Toe Oxford

There’s always a time when you’re invited to a charity event, a work party and/or black-tie affair and you need a shoe that can take you to all three. This Cordello cap-toe oxford is the right choice when you’re a man of substance. Available at Florsheim, $74.90.

The Wingtip Brogue

Courtesy of Charles Tyrwhitt – Black Wingtip Brogue Derby Shoe

No shoe captures chic better than a good wingtip brogue. Dress them up for an important work meeting and keep wearing them for date night if you’re going for “fancy”. Available at Charles Tyrwhitt, $149.00

There you have it, our list of top shoes every man should have for his Fall wardrobe.  Which shoes do you like to wear the most? Leave a comment in the section below and let us know. Also, be sure to share a pic of your hot Fall shoes on Instagram and tag us @DetFashionNews.



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