Top 4 summer shoes every South African gentlemen should own!

by Omars Tailors on August 31, 2021

With summer around the corner a refresh and revamp of your footwear wardrobe is now due and who doesn't love getting fresh new footwear in their lives? Your summer footwear rotation will lay the foundation to your sophisticated dressing...

We've decided to round up our must have summer footwear options for your benefit so when the sun makes an appearance you're golden and good to go!

1. Genuine Leather Sandals:

To beat the South African heat sandals are the way to go BUT flip flops aren't going to win you any style points cue the Omar's range of Crocket & Jones and Aliverti genuine leather sandals made to stand out while keeping you cool.

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How to Wear:

A smart casual style at heart with the superpower of working well with a tailored suit, the range of genuine leather sandals at Omar's Tailors knows no bounds. Dress them up or down whatever the dress code maybe and watch them execute the look perfectly every time!

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2. Low-Top Leather Sneakers:

A pair of classic sneakers can serve as the backbone of your summer wardrobe! Simplicity, versatility and affordability are some of the benefits of grabbing a pair for the summer season not to mention the fact that classic sneakers tend to start looking better with age - less worrying about wrecking your classics and more time to enjoy the South African sun!

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How to Wear:

The classic sneaker can work with a multitude of fashion pieces  from shorts and a T-shirt to chinos and collared shirt. Friday's will be a breeze at the office with a classic sneaker.

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3. Suede Brogues:

A pair of suede brogues are the ultimate summer footwear option for the reserved with their ability to work both with formal attire and smart casual shorts, this ability means that they're a great value for money buy for any stylish South African Man!

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How to Wear:

Suede Brogues at that rarest of things: a pair of formal shoes that can be worn with shorts. Make it work with either a tailored or chino short and wear with no-show socks. For dressier occasions, a breathable summer suit along with a cotton shirt will have you looking as dapper as ever!

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4. Loafers:

Smart yet comfortable with the uncanny ability of adapting to the formality of any occasion. With a pair of loafers the challenge of dressing for a summer wedding or a sweltering office space is no longer a challenge.

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How to Wear:

The possibilities are endless in a pair of loafers, dress it up or down, socks or sockless trousers or shorts - the most important thing is to ensure the length of your trousers are correct, they should break just before the ankle and never cover the top of the loafer.

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