Summertime is when you get to not take yourself too seriously when dressing up. It means you’ll be forgiven if you ditch your tie, you’ll get away with one or two unbuttoned holes on your shirt and you’ll probably seal off a business deal over a glass of champagne on a yacht in Antibes in the French Riviera.
It also gets really hot and humid this season so in this article, I’ll be sharing my top six summer shoe recommendations that will help your feet breath through this warm season to avoid any stinking feet situation and keep you comfortable and looking stylish all summer long.
Wondering why you should be wearing boots in summer? Well, Desert Boots was made for the heat. Historically, it was inspired by the shoes worn by the British Army fighting in North Africa in World War II. Today, we cannot talk about Desert Boots in modern fashion without mentioning the iconic Clarks Desert Boots which features a leather suede upper lining with a crepe rubber sole for increased comfort. Its ankle-length lace-up design means it can be dressed up or down on suits or shorts.
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Loafers are generally associated with smart clothing but they are versatile and can be dressed down. Thinking about a one pair shoe that is functional all year round; invest in a pair of loafers. Another reason to own one this summer is because they can be worn without socks and are so easy to slip in and out of.
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I’m such a huge fan of this simple, minimalistic yet sophisticated footwear. It’s easy to style and can be worn with shorts, linen trousers, chinos, dress pants and jeans. If you work in a corporate environment with a casual dress code, this can easily become one of your everyday work footwear.
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Can a man ever bare his toes outside the comfort of his home? I say YES as long as he’s got his male pedicure on. Who says it’s a luxury exclusive to women? In Nigeria (where I come from), there are certain attires that are best accentuated when worn with sandals. And in summer, sandals are one of those foot wears that’ll bring nature closest to you, I mean , AIR. Obviously not as common in Europe as it is in Africa, it’s definitely a style worth trying.
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If you feel sandals are too risky for you, then espadrilles are here for the rescue. They are lightweight, casual and are perfect for the beach, a pool party, bar-hopping trip and summer vacations, and they are available in a variety of designs and colors.
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Don’t let the name confuse you, they are mostly worn outside of a boat than on one. I wouldn’t recommend it on a formal outfit but it pairs well with smart casual attire; paired with a khaki trousers and chambray shirt, you have a classic look that can take you from day to night. And of course, lots of boat parties will be happening this season so you want to be ready to get on the cruise.
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