Until I got out of college, I always had two pairs of dress shoes: one black and one brown. And that’s probably still enough for the average guy—something to wear to job interviews/weddings/funerals and something to wear with all your non-black/white/gray clothing, assuming you have any. But there’s far more to picking the right fit dress shoe style than just finding some black shoes with hard bottoms. For you, we've narrowed it down to the 8 basic styles, with identifying factors, some history and how best to wear them.

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