It feels like only yesterday the world was debating the dubious Japanese origins of Kanye West’s undersized Yeezy slides. Now, we could only perish at the thought of footwear so frivolous. The time to coolly slide into something so insubstantial has well and truly passed, with our soles now hungrily searching for a weightier home for winter. In addition to the bare necessities – think classic leather derbies as well as tried and true sneakers – this season sees the emergence of some unexpected trends to try from ankle down. From staple sports trainers emboldened with colour and added muscle to linchpin leather loafers, we’ve curated the key shoes every man needs in his footwear arsenal for autumnal days ahead. Follow our lead and you won’t put a foot wrong.
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