How to Shine a Shoe
A Gentleman's Guide to Choosing, Wearing, and Caring for Top-Shelf Styles
The best-dressed men know that great style starts from the ground up, and this follow-up to How to Tie a Tie is a handsome guide to men's shoes--oxfords, brogues, loafers, and more. With a cover that looks and feels like the top of a wing-tip derby, this book includes info on how to pick out quality footwear that suits your style (for any occasion); tips on pairing shoes with patterned socks, ties, belts, and bags; and instructions for care of them, making it a great gift for anyone interested in menswear.
Investing in a pair of good-quality oxfords, brogues, or loafers is a rite of passage (though not an inexpensive endeavor) for any graduate or young job seeker. With proper care, those shoes will stick by you through multiple promotions, weddings, and other special events. Here's a book on how to treat them right, with great tips and tricks for pairing them with chinos, suit pants, and denim so you always look great wherever you are.