Someone once told us that the type of shoes a man wears tells you a lot about him. If that’s true, it’s best to pick wisely! We’ve rounded up a few brands worth a look-see, and also what they say to us.
Indian Shoe Brands Every Type Of Man Should Check Out
Brogues, Oxfords, loafers, sneakers — Dmodot has it all. These shoes especially work for a guy who’s neither to stuffy nor too casual — somewhere right in the middle. Don’t want to play it safe? Give those green tassel leather loafers a go. A man who wears these: Is well put together, but still wants to let his fun side show. Think of someone with old-school charm, as well as a city boy attitude.
Covid-19 Update: Dmodot is taking orders through its website and Instagram.
If spending your hard-earned cash on some good quality shoes seems to be no problem, Hemmistry should fit the bill just fine. All you need to do is book an appointment with them and they’ll come straight to you, take your exact foot measurements, and make something specifically according to your taste. A man who wears these: Has classy written all over him. This gentleman likes the finer things in life — like cigars, scotch, and these shoes, of course.
Covid-19 Update: Hemmistry started taking orders since mid July 2020.
Hats Off Accessories
From embroidered suede loafers, dapper multi and single tone leather brogues, brogue-styled sneakers, and patent leather dress brogues, Hats Off Accessories is all about handcrafted leather footwear. A man who wears these: Is dapper, but also likes to still keep it casual.
Covid-19 Update: You can now shop for Hats Off Accessories on Shop On LBB!
Koch & Co.
A footwear start-up based in Berlin, Koch & Co. offers a curated collection of handcrafted, Goodyear-welted shoes for men. They have four classic silhouettes, Oxford brogues, monk straps, loafers, and captoes, all of which come with a complimentary leather shoe balm, two silk monogrammed shoe bags, and their signature pull drawer box. Plus, these are known to last for a long time. A man who wears these: Always chooses the best for himself. Whether its shoes or friends, he has his few favourites and keeps them close for life.
Covid-19 Update: They are presently taking orders on their website and shipping pan India.
Classic design never goes out of style, a fact that Achilles’ Heel knows well. With their collection of Oxfords, smoking slippers and comfortable but sophisticated sandals, they’ll dress up any ensemble. A man who wears these: Is your chivalrous dreamboat. Polished and polite, he looks dapper in a suit, and even better when he’s holding doors open for the ladies in his life. Sigh.
Covid-19 Update: Achilles Heel is taking orders via Instagram. You can also reach out to them using the number on their page.
The Shoe Factory
Oxfords, Derbys, Monks and loafers, you can trust that you’ll be spoilt for choice at The Shoe Factory. Their choice of materials, colours and finishing is on-point, and whether you’re in for muted elegance or a kooky edge, you’ll find it. We’re big fans of the colourful loafers. They’ll also do custom work if nothing they already have appeals to you. Win!
A man who wears these: Is multi-faceted. He’ll go from a black-tie event to a fun evening of bowling. And who doesn’t love a versatile man?
Covid-19 Update: For orders reach out to them on WhatsApp using this number: 8826061259. They aren't taking orders elsewhere.
Easy breezy kohlapuris in a myriad of colour combinations, Chappers are great for when you want to turn your style game up a notch whilst keeping it casual. Their two-toned offerings are both comfortable and regal at the same time.
A man who wears these: Is as cool as a cucumber. You can bet he’ll turn some heads, especially in a sherwani.
Covid-19 Update: Place your orders on either Chappers website, social handles or WhatsApp them at 7722008866.
Cuero does hand-crafted leather shoes, creating everything from moccasins and penny loafers to brogues. Think muted mahogany tones and rich, delicious deep browns and you’ll get an idea of the colour palette. These can be paired with any kind of clothing, we think. A man who wears these: Is probably your quintessential gentleman. He may not experiment too much, but what he does, he does well. Top points for consistency.
Covid-19 Update: You can email or WhatsApp Cuero for your orders.
Funkfeets is all about getting your sneaker game to shine! They are known for their collection of handpainted sneaker, with quirky doodles, pop culture references and funny qoutes. We love that these sneakers are light and comfortable, perfect to sport all day, everyday. Shop for them on LBB today! A man who wears these: Doesn't take himself too seriously. He is all about bringing the fun to the party and drawing attention to his shoes. Works well as a conversation starter if you ask us.
If unmatched panache and elegance fits your style, shop from El Paso available on Shop On LBB. Even better news is that their range of vegan footwear is affordable. The styles are numerous, mules, loafers, crocs, boots and even sandals. A man who wears these: Is mindful of his outfit, especially his shoes. He likes to dress up just enough for one to take notice.