The 7 Must Have Summer Shoes For Men

When it comes to summer shoes you want a pair that works amazingly well with a pair of summer shorts and some no show socks.

This means opting for a pair of shoes that are low profile, not too wide and bulky, and in neutral colors – often white or black.

Trendy Summer Sneakers

Canvas Shoes

Canvas shoes are a great summer shoe. They’re comfortable and breathable, and come in many different colors. We recommend a low profile white or off-white canvas shoe to provide a super clean look.

$: Vans Classic White Canvas Shoe

$: Fred Perry Canvas Sneaker

Casual Sneaker

A Casual sneaker works great in the summer. You can opt for all kinds of different styles and colors. We recommend a pair of sneakers from classic brands such as Vans, Converse and Nike. If you already have a pair of white shoes, go with a black pair of casual sneakers!

$: Vans Old Skool

$: Converse Monochrome

Boat Shoes

If you want to go with the preppy, JFK summer look, you need a pair of boat shoes. They work amazing with a pair of chino shorts and a button down or polo shirt.

$: Sperry Top-Sider Men’s Boat Shoes

White Leather Sneakers

Alright, these have to be my favorite shoes for the summer. Something about the minimalist style of a clean pair of white leather sneakers just yells out summer essential to me. If there is one shoe I consider a must have, it’s these. Of course, Common Projects are the king in this area, but we also have an article on Common Projects Alternatives.

$: Adidas Men’s Original Stan Smith Sneakers

$: Common Projects Achilles Low