Men’s hiking boots: authentic styles for the urban adventurer

Dropping a grand on a pair of designer ponyhair 'hiking' boots that'll have you sprinting for cover at the first sign of rain won't exactly scream of toughness and adventurism. Opting for a sturdy, functional pair that'll let you traverse the urban jungle like you mean it on the other hand, will. To look like you're ready (and willing) to face any outdoor challenge for fall 2013, these are the pairs of men's hiking boots you'll want to get.

Shoes: the must-have styles for fall 2013

If you can only add a few pairs of shoes and boots to your fall / winter 2013 wardrobe, then you'll want to add the key styles that will prove both versatile and on-trend for the season. From lace-up flats to biker boots, dainty ankle strap heels to patterned pumps, here are the shoe styles to invest in for autumn and winter.

Men’s shoes: a guide for fall

They round-up a great outfit, they talk much about personality and with the right attitude they can easily enhance your entire existing wardrobe. We are of course talking about shoes, and now that the fall 2013 fashion season is closely approaching, it’s not only nature that experiences a change in colours. Foundation for both a functional and an on-trend wardrobe, good footwear becomes mandatory once…

Men’s shoes: street style round-up from Paris

The stylish attendees of Paris men’s fashion week are not ones to neglect their footwear. Spotted on the street were men’s looks featuring everything from camo print laceups to animal print creepers, pristine white high tops to loafers worn sockless. After the break, a gallery of statement making men’s footwear from the streets of Paris.

10 of the best shoes from the Paris Haute Couture runways

Twice a year for Paris fashion week (PFW), we completely surrender ourselves to the idea of luxury, falling under the couture spell, dreaming with eyes wide and heart open. There is where the runways never cease to amaze, where new characters emerge to life and where new stories are being unveiled under the spotlight. Replacing words, the exquisite embroideries, the thousands of sequins, the cascades…

How to go sockless for summer: a man’s guide

The hot summer months settle in. A particular question arises, one of which a satisfying and clear enough answer seems hard to find: how to go sockless, stay fresh, and still look smart and nonchalant during summer? For women the entire process of trading the boots for open-toe sandals feels completely natural, thus uncomplicated, while for men going sockless it’s not as simple of a…

10 of the best knee high boots for spring

After witnessing their notable revival on the fall 2012 runways, more and more designers pursued new and exciting ways to carry knee-high boots over into the spring of 2013. While it’s true that a warm season is meant to be celebrated in easy sandals, comfortable ballet flats and sexy pumps, there’s no denying in the fact that the knee-high boots can be all of the…

What do shoes and lingerie have in common? An interview with Daniele Michetti

To Daniele Michetti, shoes are intimate and personal objects: "close to our skin, and to our soul." Turning that belief into a strong yet beautiful fall collection, Michetti presents intricately woven leather, snakeskin and cutaway details that are sure to please any woman. We spoke to him about his inspirations, the relationship between footwear and lingerie, and whether you can judge a person by their shoes. Read the full interview after the break.

10 modern-classic ankle boots for spring

For spring 2013, the comfortable and always fashionable ankle boots got infused with even more versatility and edge. By being an essential item of your spring wardrobe, the ankle boots have the ability to round out just about any outfit, making them the perfect choice for a morning spent running errands, a day at the office, or a glamorous night out. Pair them with jeans,…