It’s that time of year when all the shopping is focused on getting the perfect gift for that special someone. And getting the best designer shoes for the man who has everything can be a nightmare. So here is a guide to the ten best designer shoes for 2017. You’ll probably recognize some these brands and some you may not have heard of, but all them provide the highest quality shoe for the man who wants the best. This list in no particular order or ranked in any way. Each shoe is its own special type and use so you can choose what best fits your style.
Bruno Magli – Oxford
Bruno Magli has made the Oxford look cool again. This shoe is made of the highest quality Italian leather and in the traditional Oxford style. It has blake stitch construction, a full leather lining and is fully lace up. These shoes are hand made in Italy and provide the best quality shoe for under $400.00.
Hugo Boss – The Leather Derby
A list isn’t complete with the Boss and Hugo Boss has created a great lasting shoe in The Leather Derby. It has an almond toe for a modern look and is made of 100% Calfskin. This highly polished dress shoe is a great accessory for the black tie formal seasonal party.
Crockett & Jones – The Coniston Boot
This winter season is perfect for wearing a boot and the highest quality, durable boot from Crockett & Jones fits the bill nicely. It’s made of the finest leather from Northampton tanneries and worldwide. They are hand made to be long lasting and even offer return for repair services. This official supplier will ship worldwide.
Sorel – Madson Hiker
This waterproof leather lace up hiking boot is perfect for the man who would rather be hiking in the deep mountains than taking a jaunt around the city. These heavy duty perfectly made boots are made to slog through mud, desert, and rainforest with ease. You’ll not find a better boot to take a hike in.
Salvatore Ferragamo – Cap Toe Slip On Oxford
Salvatore Ferragamo is world renowned for high end styles for both men and women. Their slip on oxford is made of an antiqued brushed calfskin with a leather sole using the Tramezza construction that is a traditional technique developed by Salvatore Ferragamo to have the most comfort in a dress shoe.
Cole Haan – Hamilton Grand Double Monk
This list would not be complete without a Grand Double Monk buckle shoe and Cole Haan has combined traditional craftsmanship with modern technology and engineering. The amazing part of the Cole Haan shoe is that it contains cushioned energy foam insoles and an anatomical footbed that creates wonderful flexibility and comfort.
Frye Boot Company – Sam Leather Harness Boots
The Frye Company has the distinction of being the oldest continuously operating boot manufacturer in the United States. This American company has carved a name for itself in old world quality with a New world feel and attitude. This boot is made from leather and brass toned hardware with a functional back zipper so you can slip into these boots easily.
Gucci – 1953 Horsebit crocodile loafer
If money’s no object, Gucci has the highest end quality shoe around. And we would be remiss if we didn’t put at least one super high end shoe on this list of designer shoes. Gucci’s super comfortable loafer is made of brown crocodile leather with Horsebit detail. This shoe is made in manufacturing facilities in Italy. Quaintly, it has a 60th anniversary tage and is part of the 1953 collection.
Sperry – The Authentic Original Boat Shoe
When you think of boat shoes, you automatically include Sperry in the top five on your list. This company focuses on making the best boat shoe in the world and they succeed nicely. Any boat shoe from Sperry is long lasting, comfortable, and eye catching. But, the Authentic Original Boat Shoe by Sperry is a classic that will keep your feet standing sturdy on any deck, wet or dry.
Armani – Formal Patent Leather Dress Shoes
Armani has long been a name synonymous with the highest quality and their patent leather shoes are no exception. These beautifully polished dress shoes are made of patent leather in Italy and are the pinnacle of chic for formal dress at seasonal parties. If you’re looking for the best in patent leather shoes, Armani is where you’ll find it.
It can be difficult to find the best gift for the man who has everything, but getting him a high quality shoe or boot to go with his lifestyle will make him leap with joy in his new shoes. This list of shoes isn’t in any particular order because we wanted to give you a wide variety of offerings from the best manufacturers in the world. From American to Italian to true blue Northampton made, these shoes are sure to be a hit during the gift opening part of your festivity.