Best Men's Shoes in Boston

2015 Best Men's Shoes

Alan Bilzerian

Boston

You’re buzzed in the front door like it’s a speakeasy, quickly greeted hello, and then given merciful room to roam. From Petrol-leather zip boots by Carol Christian Poell to handcrafted…Read More

2014 Best Men's Shoes

The Tannery

They say the shoes make the man—so it’s best to be the guy donning cool Maison Martin Margiela high-tops or Lanvin chukka boots from the Tannery. The footwear spot stocks…Read More

2013 Best Men's Shoes

The Tannery

Boston

Whether you’re lacing up for work or a workout, the Tannery has your soles covered. The vast selection of footwear encompasses most makes—Clarks, Sperry, Converse—and models—wingtips, boat shoes, boots, sneakers,…Read More

2012 Best Men's Shoes

The Tannery

Cambridge

With more leather than an S&M shop, the Tannery has everything you need to shod your feet, including boat shoes, wingtips, and sandals, many displayed like high-end fashion pieces. If…Read More

2011 Best Men's Shoes

Camper Shoes

Boston

This international label caters to footloose folks with sandals and canvas kicks while delighting strait-laced types with leather loafers and refined cap-toes worthy of a suit. The possibilities are as…Read More

2010 Best Men's Shoes

Nordstrom

Natick

Now with four locations in Greater Boston—Natick, Burlington, Peabody, and a new outpost in Braintree—Nordstrom has the area’s most exhaustive supply of dress shoes, boots, sneakers, and sandals. If this…Read More

2009 Best Men's Shoes

Nordstrom

Natick

Ideal for men who refuse to be pigeonholed, Nordstrom’s vast, easy-to-navigate department doesn’t arrange according to type: Here, we’re all preppy European bankers who skateboard down Mount Washington on the…Read More

2008 Best Men's Shoes

Alan Bilzerian

Boston

Guys with a different sort of foot fetish get it on at this menswear vet, which has assembled a display of truly lust-provoking shoes. Sneaker-heads fall for kicks by Vans…Read More

2007 Best Men's Shoes

Alan Bilzerian

Newton Centre

Though they’re usually the last thing you put on, shoes make or break your outfit—and Alan Bilzerian does his best to make sure that you come out on the right…Read More

2005 Best Men's Shoes

Le Foot Sportif

Cambridge

A guy looking for wingtips has plenty of spaces to shop. But a man hunting for casually chic kicks—a pair of checkered Vans or throwback Asics—should quicken his stride in…Read More

2004 Best Men's Shoes

Louis Boston

Boston

Louis carries a selection of practical footwear suitable for almost anything—propping on the corner of a mahogany desk, pumping the clutch of a spanking new Maybach, or skipping off to…Read More

2003 Best Men's Shoes

The Tannery

Boston

Most men suffer bad relationships with their shoes. They scuff, give off smells (not the men, the shoes), and need frequent tying. And the guys we know hate to shop…Read More

2002 Best Men's Shoes

The Tannery

Cambridge

Boasting a crackerjack stable of labels and styles, the Tannery exists to serve the active male’s foot: Will it be Clarks Wallabies for a stroll through the Back Bay or…Read More

2001 Best Men's Shoes

Louis Boston

Boston

There’s no excuse for men to ignore their feet when the variety and selection are this good. Whether it’s a pair of comfy Campers or Silvano Lattanzi custom oxfords, they…Read More

1998 Best Men's Shoes, Funky

Thom Brown

Boston

They definitely got the funk. Thom Brown boasts the biggest selection in town from the hipper side of Kenneth Cole to platforms in all shapes and sizes. Here’s where our…Read More

1998 Best Men's Shoes, Fancy

Saks Fifth Avenue

Boston

From edgy and sometimes garish brands such as Gucci, Prada, and Gianni Versace to the conservative Cole Haan and J.P. Tod’s, Saks has the biggest selection for the man willing…Read More

1995 Best Men's Shoes

Cole-Haan

Boston

Whether it’s wingtips for work or a pair of loafers for a Saturday stroll through the Square, Cole-Haan has something for all occasions…Read More

1994 Best Men's Shoes, Casual

Cole-Haan

Boston

Where you can find more than 60 styles to choose from in a pleasant atmosphere that smells of leather and polish…Read More

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