I'm looking for a better quality pair of boots to replace these Steve Madden ones I bought a few years ago. I really like the style of these boots, with the little crochet detailing, and they're quite "light," but they're wearing out and it's time for me to find something new. [more inside]
I need summer shoes that are appropriate for my dark-colours, femme-with-an-edge aesthetic. Difficulty: my ankles roll (and then I fall), and my hand surgeon has emphasized I must do everything in my power to avoid slipping/falling this summer. What flat, good-grip summer shoes provide ankle support? [more inside]
What is the next step up, mainly in terms of quality and price, from Vans slip-ons that are similarly minimalist styled and comfortable enough for everyday wear? Looking for good quality, long lasting, simply-styled, slip-on men's shoes. [more inside]
For far too long I've coveted high-heeled mens shoes of the kind stereotypically worn by Beatles, mods, and (IIRC) many men hundreds of years ago. But just searching randomly for "winklepickers" or "cuban heels" tends to yield shoes that are, well, ugly, and I don't really see many options in stores. This is nice but I don't want boots, really. WHERE can I get, or at least look at, nice examples of men's shoes with some heel on them?
I need to find some super-comfortable mens' boots. Looking for boot recommendations, as well as places to shop. I can shop in NYC or online. [more inside]
Where (if anywhere) can I go in Manhattan to browse a reasonably large selection of high-quality men's dress shoes and try them on in different sizes without needing to deal with any salespeople? A warehouse with a bench would be fine. I am a guy with large but not gargantuan feet if that matters. Thanks.
What do people wear on their feet to garden? [more inside]
What shoes should I buy for a long-distance (20-mile+ each day) walking trip? I think I would like not to get a hiking boot. [more inside]
Asking for a dear friend who lost some beloved footwear over the course of a move: Where in New York City do you go to get a nice pair of cowboy boots?
Mid-to-late twenties male looking to buy a pair of shoes that's more attractive than a sports sneaker and less formal than a business/dress shoe. [more inside]
My feet are roughly the shape of a duck's. What brands of women's (fashion) boots should I investigate? [more inside]
Where can I purchase more socks like these? Acquired by my husband over 10 years ago at an airport in the Netherlands, they are long-lasting, comfortable, made of wool, have the word "TRAIL" embroidered in red across the instep, three horizontal red stripes on the ball of the foot, and what may be a size "3-46" in red across the toe.
I'm looking for an excellent shoe repair place in Dallas. [more inside]
Brown leather, wide-calf boots with minimal bells and whistles and a comfortable foot for under $200. Is this the impossible dream? [more inside]
I'm looking for shoes I can wear with my sexy/gothy/fetishy clothes that aren't boots or heels. [more inside]
Female urban walkers: please recommend to me some stylish shoes that i can pound the pavement in, without the shoes falling apart after five or six months of wear. I'm ready to spend the money to buy some shoes that i can love for at least a couple of years! [more inside]
Any recommendations for rain boots that look good while not killing my feet? [more inside]
I work eight hour days where I'm doing a lot of walking and heavy lifting. I need some comfortable but affordable ($70) shoes that provide good support. Any suggestions? More inside. [more inside]
Searching for the perfect summer shoe/sandal. Stringent requirements after the jump. [more inside]
I adore the bold, crazy men's shoes and fashion of Jeremy Scott. Who else designs such deliriously delightful men's stuff at vaguely affordable prices?
Help me find good court shoes for a guy who plays racquetball, has wide feet, and over pronates. [more inside]
My familiarity with exercise footwear is limited to my running shoes. What should I be looking for in a gym shoe? [more inside]
Ethical everyman shoes? [more inside]
I'm thinking about buying a pair of Ben Sherman Manchester boots on super sale from JackThreads, but I'm concerned they'll just be another pair of cheap Chinese-made shoes and a waste of a hundred bucks. Anybody have experience with recently made Ben Sherman shoes in general or this model specifically? Alternatively, if you have good experiences with black, mid-calf (10-12 eyelet) boots, I'd like to hear those, too.
Is wearing socks with a long skirt a fashion no-no? [more inside]
Greetings, I am looking for multiple sources for unique mens boots. I have a bit of a boot addiction so I am looking for GREAT sources. I have found things I love at Fluevog and Cydwog recently. For an idea of what I like right now, I saw these while hunting today: these and These I don't mind if they are "further out" than the links I provided. I like clean and stylish or rugged and stylish usually. Any funky, Bold, unusual boot links welcome. Thanks, SG
Looking for a rainy-weather replacement for some basic Tom's shoes. [more inside]
I have a pair of Bates EO2268 boots. There's a lot I like about them, but what I don't like is that after running around in them for a day, my feet are killing me. Please recommend alternatives. [more inside]
This is a question about boots. Try to contain your excitement. [more inside]
Help me find some summer slippers! Looking for: natural fibers (cotton or wool), open-toed, nothing that looks like it's made from a muppet or my dog will never put them down. [more inside]
I've gotten super into Zumba, but wearing my clunky running shoes to class isn't working too well for me. What's a good shoe alternative? [more inside]
Help me keep these new Diesel shoes awesome forever and ever [more inside]
Please hope me find a pair of shiny red boots! [more inside]
Can anyone recommend some good quality, simple, brown slip on loafers? [more inside]
What is the best footwear for taking very long walks on the beach, for a person who needs moderate arch support? [more inside]
How should I clean a grimy scruffy pair of rope-soled canvas slip-ons without ruining it? (These TOMS are the shoes in question)
I loved these moccasin boots, but they died on me hella fast. Help me find ones like them that can stand up to my life in the city. I'm 6'1", ~210 pounds, active, and generally hard on my gear, especially footwear. [more inside]
What shoes should I get for dinosaur-hunting (and hiking in general)? [more inside]
Can I buy practical but comfy shoes for my 88-year-old Nanna? Online? Other difficulties inside. [more inside]
Where can I go shopping for men's boots that are similar to these here and here in NYC? I'm not really versed in shopping for boots, so if you have any pointers for me, or suggestions on brands that similar to the examples I linked to, lets hear them!
Flipflops, how does one wear them? [more inside]
What is the noticeable difference between a $100 pair of men's dress shoes and a $500 pair of men's dress shoes? I wear standard, department store $100 dress shoes to work every day (I used to wear Cole Haan; now I wear Johnston & Murphy). When the $100 shoe soles wear out, I have them re-soled. They do end up looking beat-up fairly quickly, even with polishing. I have been told that, if I spend more money on the shoes, they will last longer and the investment will be worth it. [more inside]
Metafilter Personal Shopper: Men's Dress Boots [more inside]
What is the best 5-a-side football outdoor footwear? I play twice a week on modern outdoor five-a-side pitches (the ones with the little black rubber balls). My Nikes have finally given up the ghost and are being held together with gaffer tape at the moment. I thought Adidas Samba but my mate says they'd be wrecked in two matches. Any ideas? Ta.
I've read this, and this but I'm looking for something more casual and maybe a low top shoe that I can wear to/from and at work or school. [more inside]
Can you help a gal transition from summer flats to a more winter-appropriate work shoe? [more inside]
Am I expecting too much from a pair of Puma sneakers? [more inside]
One foot bigger than the other... expensive boots... dilemma... do you fit them to the larger foot or the smaller foot. [more inside]
What do you call these dress socks? They're very thin and stretchy, almost like opaque calf-high pantyhose. Where can I buy them? [more inside]
Can I hike to the summit of Mt. Whitney in running shoes? [more inside]
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