10 Best Casual Shoes For Men [Summer 2013 Edition]

They say that clothes make the man, but it’s shoes that make him a stylish man. Any old schmuck can put on a great pair of jeans or a cool shirt. It takes a man with more panache pull an outfit together with the perfect pair of shoes. Here are the 10 Best Casual Shoes For Men that will help you on your quest to become that man.

Casual Shoe #1 – Junya Watanabe Canvas Boat Shoes
If you like the boat shoe but don’t like the preppy aesthetic that comes along with it, you were pretty much out of luck until now. Junya Watanabe has given this gift to the fashion world: the Canvas Boat Shoe, a navy and white creation that’s one part boat shoe and one part skater sneaker.  (Price: £255.00 BUY)

Casual Shoe #2 – nonnative Lumberer Suede Shoes
Nonnative’s footwear is inspired by work and the outdoors, giving the pieces a toughness that looks like it could withstand serious wear and tear. The slip-on Lumberer Suede Shoes are a rich navy blue, built on a natural rubber, crepe sole for contrast and comfort. A simple belted detail around the cuff finishes the look off.  (Price: £300.00 BUY)

Casual Shoe #3 – Carmina Shoemaker Vetam Loafers
The loafer is a staple of casual footwear. You can’t go wrong with something like the Carmina Shoemaker Vetam Loafers, a pair from the award-winning cordwainers. They’re all about the classics: a classic chocolate brown color, a classic almond toe shape, and a classic two-tasseled detail.  (Price: $448.00 BUY)

Casual Shoe #4 – Saint Laurent Black Leather Silver-Studded Lace Up Deck Shoes
Here’s another decidedly less preppy take on the boat shoe: the Saint Laurent Black Leather Silver-Studded Lace Up Deck Shoes. The buffed black leather and silver studs throughout the apron and tongue provide a punk rock touch to shoes I once would have called the least punk rock footwear on the planet.  (Price: $615.00 BUY)

Casual Shoe #5 – Grenson Oscar Boots
Grenson updates desert boot style with the Oscar Boots. The basics are all there – suede upper, rubber sole, familiar silhouette – but the dark green and beige color combination refreshes the well-known desert boot look. It’s classic casual with a fashion-forward twist.  (Price: $424.00 BUY)

Casual Shoe #6 – H By Hudson Navy Blue Canvas And Leather Antara Penny Loafers
These are not your grandpa’s loafers. H By Hudson gives this essential piece of casual footwear a makeover that looks sleek and modern, yet still retains the charm of the original loafer. The Navy Blue Canvas And Leather Antara Penny Loafers come with a round moc toe, tonal leather strap, and khaki accent stripe.  (Price: $110.00 BUY)

Casual Shoe #7 – Pierre Hardy Blue Denim DT05 Derbys
How do you take formal footwear and dose it with chic casual style? Add denim. The Pierre Hardy Blue Denim DT05 Derbys take a format that’s more traditionally dressy and bring it down a few notches by constructing it out of denim and finishing it off with a white rubber heel.  (Price: $460.00 BUY)

Casual Shoe #8 – Mark McNairy Contrast-Sole Saddle Derby Shoes
When you see the name Mark McNairy, you know you’re in fors something special. The Contrast-Sole Saddle Derby Shoes – made in England by inspired by American style – feature contrasting navy saddles with brogue detailing and blinding white soles. Top them with rolled up denim cuffs for a fashion-conscious casual look.  (Price: $380.00 BUY)

Casual Shoe #9 – John Varvatos U.S.A. Beige Canvas Classic Derbys
It’s high time we stopped referring to things as “beige” when we mean to call them boring. There is nothing boring about the John Varvatos U.S.A. Beige Canvas Classic Derbys. The color is a welcome break from commonplace blacks and browns that brightens up your casual best wardrobe.  (Price: $200.00 BUY)

Casual Shoe #10 – SWIMS Rubber And Mesh Boat Shoes
Have you ever noticed that weird thing about best boat shoes? That, despite the name, they don’t look like they could withstand very wet conditions? The SWIMS Rubber And Mesh Boat Shoes are different. Made from a water-resistant fabric with side vents and a mesh lining for breathability, the SWIMS take on this nautical style can actually handle the water.  (Price: $150.00 BUY)

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