How to Buy Men's Dress Shoes


Buying men's dress shoes can be a confusing and tedious job for some men or their partners. There are many choices and little direction when you hate shopping or are shopping for someone difficult. However, if you remember a few tips when shopping for dress shoes, it will make the process go a little smoother than usual. Learn to buy men's dress shoes without all the guesswork.


Step 1:
Decide if you have to attend an occasion or you simply need shoes generally. Look at the suits and dress clothes in your closet for a good idea about what color to buy.

Step 2:
Decide if you have to attend an occasion or you simply need shoes generally. Look at the suits and dress clothes in your closet for a good idea about what color to buy.

Step 3:
Make a list of possible stores to purchase your men's dress shoes. Have an idea of how much money you are willing to spend for your purchase.

Step 4:
Try on shoes a size below and a size above your normal shoe size, since dress shoes typically run bigger or smaller. Utilize a shoe horn or the assistance of a salesperson if you are having trouble getting the shoes on and off.

Step 5:
Take a pair of dress slacks with you or wear dress slacks when trying on your shoes. Buy the shoes that seem to match well with most of your dress clothes. In general, a loafer is always a good choice as well as a traditional lace black tuxedo shoe.