Formal Shoe Fashion for Men


Basic Formal Shoes for men

Formal shoes also called dress shoe, are worn to a smart casual or more formal events or occasion. A formal shoe is totally different from athletic or casual shoes. They are worn by many as a standard day to day shoe. Used for dance parties, business meetings, and special occasions.

Seriously. your shoes should be as streamlined as the rest of your wardrobe. That means a slim contour (but not painfully skinny) and a rounded (but not sharp) toe. They'll look stylish, tasteful, and masculine. And that's all you can ask for.

Formal shoes mainly come in black or brown, but you can get them in other colors like white, cordovan, chestnut, oxblood and burgundy. Formal shoes give the wearer a mirrored image of his style and personality to any formal event or business meetings.

Mens formal shoes

Black color formal shoes are considered to be the most formal or dress shoe since civilization.

Leather Formal Shoes

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Most formal shoes are made of leather, usually wholly or entirely, including the outer parts, the lining and the sole, though for more strength at the expense of elegance and style many dress shoes can be made with rubber soles. Non-leather men dress shoes are also available.

Big Size Men British Style Microfiber Leather Pointed Toe Rivet Formal Shoes

Leather formal shoes come in both lace-up and the slip-on, but lace-up shoes are more formal. Closed lace shoes is more formal than an open-laced shoe.

The Italian Sole Company: Branded Leather Formals and loafer shoes for men

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Bruno Marc Men's Prince-6 All Black Leather Lined Dress Oxfords Shoes - 9.5 M US
  • Designed in USA
  • Wooden Heel height: 1" (approx)
  • Premium Leather Lining, Latex Cushioned Footbed
  • Classic Brogue Design
  • Flexible and Comfort oxfords
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Stacy Adams Men's Dickinson Cap Toe Oxford, Cognac, 11 M US
  • CLASSIC STYLE: Cap-toe oxford featuring burnished brogue perforated trims and blind-eyelet lacing
  • COMFORT: Fully cushioned memory foam insole for superior padded cushy comfort and shock absorption
  • DURABILITY: Lightweight construction with extended durability with breathable linings
  • QUALITY SOLE: Flexible contrasting outsole with stitch detailing on low stacked heel
  • PERFECT FIT: Fit tip - If in between two sizes go for larger size
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Men's Leather Oxford Dress Shoes Formal Wing-Tip Lace up Derby Shoes Black 10
  • Premium synthetic leather dress shoes
  • Finely ribbed durable dress sole for comfort and traction
  • Heel measures approximately 1.18", perfect for any formal or casual wear
  • Breathable leather lining & Lightly cushioned footbed for shock-absorption
  • Classic oxfords featuring brogue wing tip design and 4-eyelet lace-up vamp


Brogues are a style of low-heeled shoe, it is characterized by multiple- piece, sturdy leather uppers with decorative perforation.


Brogues come in two forms which is the full brogues which has a toe cap in a wavy shape, with punched patterns on various section of the shoe, and we half brogue, it has a normal straight edged toe cap and less punching.

Types of Formal Shoes

Formal shoes comes in different shape and styles which include

Oxford Shoes

Oxford shoes were named by the British, while the American call the dress shoe balmorals. Oxford has a closed lacing, where the pieces of leather are joined by the laces and are sewn together at the bottom. Many oxfords have an additional piece of leather sewn over the toe section, known as a toe cap. Oxfords are the perfect shoe to wear with suits.

Brown Carlton toe cap Oxford shoes

Monk Shoes

A monk shoe (it is also called a monk strap shoe), has no lacing, and it closed by a strap with a buckle, they are appropriate for business formal activities.

Allen Edmonds - St. John's double monk strap Product Image 1


Derbies are also called bluchers, it is similar to oxfords, but it has open lacing, they are little less formal than Oxford shoes, and are often worn in brown, with some brogues on it.

Paul Parkman Men’s Anthracite Black Derby Shoes (ID#054F-ANTBLK)

Men’s dress shoes are sleek, modern and most frequently bought in solid colours like black and brown which are considered as the conservative color for any season, these shoes are mostly worn with suits and jackets.



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