Boat shoes are well known for their simple casual style, you can wear these boat shoes with various outfits. Boat shoes differ in style, some can be worn to the office while others are plain casual boats good for weekends.
Just like loafers, boat shoes can be worn without socks. But you can not wear boat shoes with formal work trousers and suits, if you want to look smart in these shoes, you can match them with khaki pants, or flat front slim fit pants.
PICTURES OF MEN WEARING BOAT SHOES:
So many varieties of Boat Shoes to choose from as you can see in the picture below!
So, today on Olixe, we shall see some of the best boat shoes every man should wear; you might not have the money to buy these Top 10 boat shoes, but at least you can own just a pair of these trends.
NOTE: Links to stores where you can buy these boat shoes for men are listed at the end of this post.
TOP 10 BOAT SHOES FOR MEN:
- 1. Sperry Top-Sider Men’s Authentic Original Boat Shoe
AFFORDABLE BOAT SHOES FOR MEN:
- Sperry Top-Sider Men’s School Spirit Authentic Original 2 Eye Boat Shoe,Red,9.5 M US
- Timberland Men’s Classic Boat Shoe,Rootbeer/Brown,11 W
- Sebago Men’s Docksides Boat Shoe,Sand Suede,9.5 M US
- Sperry Top-Sider Men’s Bahama 2 Eye Lace-Up,Navy/Taupe,10 M US
- Sebago Men’s Spinnaker Shoe,Navy/Tan/Pine,10 M US
These navy blue boat shoes look trendy and comfortable. Navy blue is liked by most men; this Sperry Top-Sider boat shoe features a heel cup which absorbs shock and a Wave-Siping technology which makes them comfortable. These Sperry Top-Sider boat shoes are extremely comfortable and stylish, but if you want to feel comfortable, you need to opt for a snug fit pair.
So, what can you wear with these Sperry Top-Sider boat shoes?
Tip 1: Navy blue matches with white, khaki, red, yellow and black. So you can wear these Navy blue boat shoes with white chinos, yellow chinos, black shorts, brown shorts or khaki pants. The options are limitless, all you have to do is to complement and match your colors well.
- 2. Cole Haan Men’s Fire Island Boat Shoe
If you want to look unique, I suggest you try out these fabulous boat shoes; They come in a range of bold combination colors – I like the combination of green, seedling and Ironstone colors. The only tricky part is styling them with other trends, because they look too elegant so even your other trends have to be trendy. I have always wanted urban street boat shoes, and I guess these can do the magic. Both teenagers and fashionable men can wear these classy boat shoes. They feature a soft leather upper, rubber outsole with genuine functional siped rubber on the bottom.
So, what can you wear with these Fire Island Boat Shoes:
Tip 1: Black is a neutral color which can match with any color, so, in this case, I suggest you wear them with black khaki shorts and complement the short with a v-neck white or green cotton designer t-shirt.
Tip 2: For those who love color blocking, you can wear these Fire Island Boat Shoes with green chinos to complement the green outsole, then wear a yellow polo collar t-shirt to match with the green chinos.
- 3. Spinnaker’ Boat Shoe
These boat shoes are just above the ordinary. I like the way the colors where matched, sky blue matches with white and ash gray. You can as well get the same boat shoes in other color mixes like pink, red, brown, green and navy blue, so the choice is quite big. These Spinnaker’ Boat Shoes feature contrasting leather colors which makes them different from most boat shoes and they also have a pure leather upper / rubber sole.
So, what can you wear with these color contrasting boat shoes?
Tip 1: You can wear them with navy blue shorts, the sky-blue pattern and white will match with a navy blue short, then complement the shorts with a white and blue flannel shirt, to look stylish, you can wear a tight white round-neck t-shirt under the flannel shirt and leave the buttons open, then fold the sleeves of the flannel shirt.
Tip 2: Wear them with a dark gray khaki pant or straight leg jeans; avoid skinny jeans because they don’t look good with this style of boat shoes. To look stylish, you can complement the gray chinos with a sky blue polo t-shirt.
- 4. Sperry Top-Sider Bahama 2-Eye Slip-On,Navy/Red
The design of these boat shoes is a combination of canvas shape and boat shoes, which make it very beautiful and unique. At least, we needed a new look of boat shoes, because most of them look similar. If you love wearing boat shoes with jeans, then this is the best option. They feature a wave-siped sole, canvas upper and a rubber sole.
So what can you wear with these trendy colorful boat shoes?
Tip 1: You can wear these cool boat shoes with skinny jeans,. For those who love skinny jeans, these boat shoes will look good on those jeans. In this case, you can wear denim blue, white or red skinny jeans, match your jeans with a slim fit t-shirt or flannel shirt.
Tip 2: You can also wear them with straight leg relaxed jeans; I have a similar pair of boat shoes, though mine are black, but they look good when i match them with a straight leg denim soft jean.
Tip 3: Also shorts will look good if matched with these boat shoes. You can opt for red shorts, navy blue shorts or white shorts.
5. Sebago Men’s Crest Vent Boat Shoe
This is a Graphite boat shoe which looks quite unique because of its color. It comes in various colors, but Graphite is easy to maintain. You can wear these boat shoes with jeans, cargo pants, khaki pants and shorts. They feature a rubber sole and synthetic leather upper which makes them trendy . Its water proof upper leather makes them durable, so you will wear them for a long time, they also come with a shock-absorbing pad which adds extra protection to your feet.
So, what can you wear with these Graphite boat shoes?
Tip 1: You can wear them with black relaxed denim jeans or black straight leg chinos with a flat front. Then complement your trend with a white t-shirt or a grey t-shirt. In addition to this, you can also match them with dark grey shorts.
- 6. Fire Island’ Boat Shoe
Ironstone shoes are very rare and difficult to style, but they always look fashionable, these ironstone boat shoes will match with dark colors, but you can as well match them with blue colors because they have a blue sole. They feature pure leather upper and a rubber sole. Judging from their style, these boat shoes are quite formal, so you can wear them to the office.
So, what can you wear with these Fire Island’ Boat Shoes?
Tip 1: Since they have a formal style, you can wear these boat shoes with a plaid suit. The suit must have black and ironstone colors, and then you can wear a white shirt with no tie and socks. You can as as well wear them with a blue slim fit suit, then wear an ironstone shirt with the blue suit, remember, don’t wear socks with this trend.
Tip 2: You can also wear these ironstone boat shoes with black straight leg jeans, to look stylish, you can fold the bottom of the jeans, and then complement your black jeans with a pink shirt. Pink is a cool color, it matches with ironstone, blue and black.
- 7. Polo Ralph Lauren Men’s Bienne Boat Shoe
These are classic authentic boat shoes from one of the best shoe designer. I tend to like shoes made by Ralph Lauren, this Polo Ralph Lauren Men’s Bienne Boat Shoe has a man made sole and soft leather. This is the type of boat shoe you can wear to office because it has a classy formal style. Inside the shoe you will find a cushioned insole rubber which makes the shoe feel comfortable on the inside.
So, what can you wear with these mixed color boat shoes?
Tip 1: Since they have a formal look, you can style them with khaki pants or chinos, and then complement your trend with a polo shirt. In this case, your chino pants can be brown and the polo shirt can be blue or green to complement the green pattern on the boat shoes.
Tip 2: You can also wear these boat shoes with shorts. But avoid wearing floral shorts or denim shorts with these boat shoes.
The Clovehitch boat shoe from Seabago are classy and sophisticated. They feature a weathered leather upper with mesh panels for breathability, padded linings for comfort, and a traditional slotted collar with eyelets to create a nautical feel.
So, what can you wear with these Clovehitch Boat Shoes?
Tip 1: You can wear them with jeans. To look smart in this trend, you should opt for straight leg denim jeans, and you don’t need to wear socks with this style.
Tip 2: Both denim shorts and khaki shorts will look good with these boat shoes, you can complement your shorts with a v-neck t-shirt.
- 9. Polo Ralph Lauren Men’s Blackley Penny Canoe Loafer
On this list i have featured more than two boat shoes from Polo Ralph Lauren, the shoe in position (7) has lace-ups, but this one has a slip-on style. Both trends are good, so it is up-to you to choose which of these two styles fits your needs. In most cases, slip-on shoes are easy to wear. However the slight difference is that this type is a penny canoe loafer / boat shoe. You can wear it to work or to a job interview.
So, let’s see what you can wear with these Polo Ralph Lauren Men’s Blackley Penny Canoe Loafers / Boat Shoes.
Tip 1: You can wear these penny loafers with chino pants, in this case, we can opt for a navy chino pants and a brown belt to complement the boat shoes, then match your chino with a plaid shirt or polo t-shirt. Shorts can also look good with these shoes but i recommend chino pants.
- 10. Sebago Men’s Docksides Boat Shoe – White
It is time to get away from the normal colors and try out some rare color. This is a white-washed boat shoe, it is a classic boat shoe laced with rawhide and they have this rough-cut look which makes them look too fabulous. I know some of you might not like these shoes, but if you style them well and match them with dark colors, you can look fashionable.
Now, what can you wear with these Authentic Original – White Wash’ Boat Shoes?
Tip 1: Since they have a bright white-wash color, I suggest you wear them with black jeans. You can complement them with a white-wash slim belt and a white shirt/ polo t-shirt.
Tip 2: You can as well wear narrow leg navy blue chinos with these white-wash boat shoes, avoid chinos with wide legs because they will cover the beauty of these boat shoes.
Boat shoes differ in color, but their style is almost the same, but the Rascal’ Boat Shoe in position (5) is quite different, it is a combination of canvas shoes and boat shoes which makes it unique, but the rest are almost the same. In the picture above, you can see men wearing boat shoes with shorts, chino pants and jeans. You can wear boat shoes to work, to a job interview, or any occasion, what matters is matching them with trendy outfits.
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