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The 50 Types of Shoes Every Man Should Own

Clown Shoes
Clown Shoes

Clown shoes, unless you are a clown, are not one of the FIFTY TYPES of SHOES THAT EVERY MAN SHOULD OWN.

Web Watch will make this one a bit easy, as men should probably only own five pairs of shoes:

  • Sneakers
  • Black dress shoes
  • Brown dress shoes
  • Boots for bad weather
  • Flip-flops or other beach-appropriate wear

The average guy doesn’t need 15 different types of kicks, in various brands and/or colors.  Just pick a sneaker and wear that to play tennis or basketball, or walk around the mall in.  We’ll make an exception of mowing the grass — you should have a dedicated pair of old Keds for that, just because.

And you’ll get a pass for golf shoes or bowling shoes as well.  Web Watch does love some good bowling.

But let’s take a look at this list of 50 shoes that every guy needs.  Really?  What guy do you know who has more than maybe six different shoes — not counting Giant Moose Head Slippers?  Let’s take a look at the full list after the break:

  • LL Bean boots (“Duck Boots”)
  • Sneakers
  • Hunting Boots
  • Cowboy Boots
  • Sperry Top Sider
  • Rainbow Sandals
  • Dr. Martens
  • Gucci Loafer
  • Tods Driving Mocs
  • Clarks Wallabees
  • Converse Chuck Taylor All Star
  • Vans
  • LL Bean Wicked Good Mocs
  • Salvatore Ferragamo Wingtip
  • Cole Haan Penny Loafer

Yeah, we didn’t list all fifty shoe types here – we left out all 30+ sneaker variations, for example. 

But seriously?  Dude — you should never have more shoes than the woman in your life.  Just saying…