Fall Footwear For the Gentleman

Check out these assorted kicks for men.

Seattle’s rain calls for sturdy shoes.  Lucky for us, fall fashion put a large emphasis on the shoe so you have many styles to choose from.

Monk Strap

The Inspiration: Z Zegna Fall ’11 Collection (left); The Look: Allan Edmonds ‘Boston’ Monk Strap (right)

Don’t you hate when your shoelaces come undone on your way to work?  No need to worry about laces with the monk strap. Allen Edmonds ‘Boston’ Monk Strap Oxfords are just what you need they have a leather upper, lining, and sole for a sleek and seamless look and not to mention no laces.

Allen Edmonds ‘Boston’ Monk Strap Oxford | $325 | Available at Nordstrom

Oxfords

The Inspiration: Dolce and Gabbana '11 Fall Collection (left); The Look: Blackbird Short Wing Bluchers (right)

Oxfords have been a classic shoe amongst professionals for years.  These Blackbird Short Wing Bluchers are a collaboration between Seattle’s very own Blackbird and Alden of New England.  They are built for durability, but made in the classic wing tip style.  Throw these on with cuffed jeans or a suit and your look will instantly be polished.

Blackbird Short Wing Bluchers | $485 | Available at Blackbird

Hiking Boots

The Inspiration: Gilded Age ’11 Fall Collection (left); The Look: The Uplander Insulated Boot (right)

Hiking boots are in this season for their comfort and statement appearance.  The Uplander Insulated Boot by Filson is foot conforming and moisture controlling great for Seattle’s wet weather.  After buying these boots the next thing to do is roll up your jeans and show them off.

The Uplander Insulated Boot | $345 | Available at Filson