Men’s Shoe Primer

(Dries Van Noten oxfords, $549 at Jeffrey, 449 W. 14th St.,nr. Tenth Ave.; 212-206-3928). The Extreme Fashion Lover
should be wearing white shoes.

< A white patent wingtip: three major spring trends, compressed into one shoe>

Keds canvas Triumph Lo, $50 at Tani Shoes, 2020 Broadway, at 69th St.; 212-873-4361.

(Alden shell cordovan straight-tip blucher, $495; 344 Madison Ave., at 44th St.; 212-687-3023. The Serious Banker
needs a pair of shiny cordovan lace-ups.

< Made from true cordovan leather, which is horsehide; with a regular shine, these will outlast everything else in your closet>

Florsheim Lexington straight tip, $100; 444 Madison Ave., nr. 50th St.; 212-752-8017.

Cap-toe shoe, $615 at Church’s, 689 Madison Ave., at 62nd St.; 212-758-5200.The Dandy
collects foot-mounted conversation pieces.

< Shoes with gold buckles require lavender socks and a double Windsor knot>

Payless Robert leather loafer, $39.99 at

John Varvatos lace-up boots, $365; 122 Spring St., at Greene St.; 212-965-0700. The Media Type
wears Chelsea boots because they’re formal but slightly badass

< Handsome lacing, polished pebbled leather, and an elegant toe box make this a boot for a suit >

Pull-on boot, $168 at Banana Republic, 130 E. 59th St., at Lexington Ave.; 212-751-5570

Men’s Shoe Primer