Go somewhere to figure out your shoe size.
Leave that somewhere and visit every thrift shop in town.
But first, watch this excellent video from Put This On.
- Allen Edmonds and Alden are the gold standard of American dress shoes today
- Older Florsheim, Johnston & Murphy, and Bostonian are solid if made in America
- also Italy and England
- Avoid shoes with ripped leather, as there's no way to fix this
- However, shoes can always be resoled, polished, and given new laces
Put This On, Episode 2: Shoes from Put This On on Vimeo.