“If you want to know if a man’s well dressed,” the saying goes, “look down.” That’s because while shoes take up a comparatively small amount of real estate on your outfit, they make a king-sized impression. Not only should good shoes be one of your wardrobe’s highest priorities (even more so than suits and sport coats, some would argue), a gleaming shine shows elegance, professionalism and attention to detail.

Well-cared-for shoes can last for decades, as soles and heels can be replaced almost indefinitely. And quality uppers tend to get more handsome with age, kind of like you… Continue>>