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Step Right Up

Step Right Up
September 2012
A dapper pair of dress shoes can define a guy’s personal style

1. Hipster: Mark McNairy’s take on the revitalized double monk strap features full grain leather detailing and vintage-inspired soles made by renowned English manufacturer Dainite. $395 at Indigo & Cotton

2. Splurge: The daring dude willing to pony up for high fashion can find his perfect fit in the “Riviera blue” python moccasin with antiqued silver horse bit hardware and a leather sole.
$980 at Gucci

3. Artsy: Black-wash suede creates a handsome backdrop for contrasting red stitching and crafted metal hardware in Donald J. Pliner’s “Danit” loafer with a full leather lining. $250 at M. Dumas & Sons

4. Basic: Slip into classic luxury with Magnanni’s “Sauron” leather penny loafer in “cognac” with a stacked dark brown leather heel. $350 at Gwynn’s of Mt. Pleasant

5. Exclusive: Handmade in Italy, the “Bubble Toe Oxford”—with a dark brown calfskin upper and black calfskin saddle—offers a formal invitation to pure quality and style. $375 at Billy Reid