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Men's fashion: how to wear colourful shoes in spring?

How can I wear red boots to a party? Can I wear blue loafers to the office? What about green leather sneakers? Yes, it's all possible. There are only a few accessories for men, and it would be a shame to wear only neutral clothes and black shoes with them. You can find red, blue, green and even fuchsia shoes here! Coloured shoes are an important element in every man's wardrobe. They accompany you on every adventure with elegance and casualness.

Men's Oxfords Martin 26 Melvin & Hamilton

Wearing bright colours can seem daunting at first and many of us don't know how to combine them without looking too over-the-top. However, colourful shoes are a good start to incorporate cheerful, bright colours into your wardrobe. In this article, we'll help you choose colours and styles that suit your personality. We give fashion tips on how to style men's colourful shoes. Finally, you'll learn how to take care of shoes so you can enjoy them for as long as possible.

01 How to choose the right shoe colour?

Men's Derbies Jeff 14 Melvin & Hamilton

Coloured shoes are now the central element of your outfit? Now it's all about balance! Choosing the right colour is an important factor and it's best to choose a colour scheme that suits your style. Bright colours like yellow, red and green are the most eye-catching, while more subtle colours like midnight blue or burgundy are easier to combine.

Go for a monochromatic look or choose subtle, minimalist prints to tone down your outfit. If you want to wear shoes in bright colours, choose a repeating colour from your outfit. This will create harmony in your look. If you are wearing colourful clothes, the shoes can be more minimalistic. Another way to combine coloured shoes is with an accessory in the same colour: For example, you can wear red shoes with a tie or belt out of the same colour palette.

02 How to pair colourful shoes with a suit?

Men's Derbies Jeff 14 Melvin & Hamilton

Coloured shoes are a great way to spice up a formal look and add a splash of colour to a suit or business look. For the best effect, choose shades that work well with the tones of your suit. Bright colours like red, yellow and orange always work well with neutral tones like black and grey. So you can easily wear red shoes with a grey suit or blue shoes with a black suit. Dark green shoes are a classic choice with a midnight blue suit, while burgundy leather shoes look great with a beige suit.

03 How to wear colorful shoes with jeans?

Men's Sneakers Harvey 88 Melvin & Hamilton

For a casual and modern look, men can easily wear colored shoes with jeans. With these timeless pair of pants, leather ankle boots and colorful sneakers can be paired perfectly. Where style meets comfort: White, blue or red sneakers can be worn with raw or distressed jeans for a casual yet elegant look. If you want to add a sophisticated touch to your look, throw on a pair of black jeans and a pair of dark colored leather ankle boots.

04 How to wear colourful shoes with chinos?

Men's Sneaker Harvey 9 Melvin & Hamilton

Colour is the most effective way to make your outfit more vibrant and express your personality through your look. Coloured shoes also look great with chinos. Green or light blue shoes look great with light chinos like beige or khaki. Blue derbies, bordeaux loafers.... Dark shoes can be combined with dark, navy or brown chinos.

05 Which socks do you wear with colourful shoes?

Men's Derby Toni 1 Melvin & Hamilton

By creating contrast, socks can be a great way to highlight colourful shoes. Coloured socks can be worn with shoes that fall into the same colour palette or the closest complementary colour scheme. For a more bold outfit, wear patterned socks that go well with the shoes. Also, avoid thick socks or socks in the same colour as your shoes.

06 FAQ: All about men's colourful shoes

Men's Ankle Boots Trevor 9 Melvin & Hamilton

Do men's colourful shoes work as a business outfit?

It depends on the working place and the company culture. If your company requires formal attire, it may be better to opt for darker neutral shoes. However, if the company is more casual, feel free to add a splash of colour to your outfit with brightly coloured shoes.

How do you take care of men's colourful shoes?

It is important to clean and maintain your men's colourful shoes regularly to ensure their longevity. Use a soft brush to get rid of dirt and dust, and a suitable shoe cleaner to remove stains. Keep shoes out of direct sunlight and humidity to prevent discolouring. Our full care instructions can be found here.

Are men's colourful shoes suitable for every occasion?

Men's colourful shoes are suitable for many occasions, but it is important to consider the level of formality of the event. For very formal occasions, it is best to stick to more classic shoes in neutral colours. However, for casual or festive occasions such as a party or wedding, coloured men's shoes are a modern and bold choice.


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