5 Formal Footwear Trends to Rock in 2020

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5 Formal Footwear Trends to Rock in 2020

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What are you going to wear to weddings and business functions in 2020? It’s tricky enough picking out an outfit without having to concern yourself over your choice of shoe. Luckily, Men’s Shoe Centre has you covered. All you have to do is make sure you have at least one pair of these trending shoes in your wardrobe and you should be prepared for any formal eventuality.

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When it comes to men’s formal footwear, you can never go wrong with the classics – all of which are trending in a number of variations for 2020. Check out our blog to discover the top formal footwear trends of 2020.

Formal Footwear Trend #1: The Classic Black Toe-Cap

The quintessential formal shoe. Keep them at a high gloss and wear them with your favourite suit or even work outfit. You could even keep a brown or tan pair to match with your navy suit. If you really want to be in fashion this year, match your brown toe-cap vamps with a pair of black trousers.

Formal Footwear Trend #2: The Classic Wingtip/ Brogue

Coming in second to the plain, pointed toe-cap as the formal shoe of choice is the wingtip or brogue style. These never go out of fashion and there are several variations available, of which the pair above, by Crockett and Jones, is only one. These go well with any suit, or even with your best pair of dark jeans if you’re in a more smart-casual mode.

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Formal Footwear Trend #3: The Chelsea Boot

Sometimes nothing sets off a sharp formal outfit like a good pair of boots. Not all boots are right for formal occasions of course, but the Chelsea boot – either in the slip-on or side-zip variations, are perfect for smart dressing.

Formal Footwear Trend #4: The Two-tone Formal Brogue

A really stunning variation on the classic brogue – so good it deserves its own entry. Two-tone brogues, such as this pair by Florsheim, can make for a more distinctive, even flashy look. With a touch of light and dark, they can pair equally well with darker suits and lighter-coloured ones.

Formal Footwear Trend #5: The Crocodile Print

Always a favourite for the gent who wants to add a touch of showiness to his outfit. Whether in brown or black, crocodile-print shoes provide a hint of daring and edginess to your formal outfit. Not for everyone, but perfect with the right outfit.

Shop Fine Footwear Online or Instore at Men’s Shoe Centre Today!

All of these and more are available both in our online store and at our stores in Johannesburg, Umhlanga, Pietermaritzburg, Westville and Pinetown. Browse our Formal collection or contact us for more information.

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