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2016 Best Men's Shoes

The Tannery

Boston
With multiple stores that stock everything from elegant bluchers to throwback kicks to luxe work boots, the Tannery offers sweet sole-ace for style-conscious gents.
2015 Best Men's Shoes

Alan Bilzerian

Boston
You’re buzzed in the front door like it’s a speakeasy, quickly greeted hello, and then given merciful room to roam. From Petrol-leather zip boots by […]
2014 Best Men's Shoes

The Tannery

They say the shoes make the man—so it’s best to be the guy donning cool Maison Martin Margiela high-tops or Lanvin chukka boots from the […]
2012 Best Men's Shoes

The Tannery

Cambridge
With more leather than an S&M shop, the Tannery has everything you need to shod your feet, including boat shoes, wingtips, and sandals, many displayed […]
2011 Best Men's Shoes

Camper Shoes

Boston
This international label caters to footloose folks with sandals and canvas kicks while delighting strait-laced types with leather loafers and refined cap-toes worthy of a […]
2010 Best Men's Shoes

Nordstrom

Natick
Now with four locations in Greater Boston—Natick, Burlington, Peabody, and a new outpost in Braintree—Nordstrom has the area’s most exhaustive supply of dress shoes, boots, […]
2009 Best Men's Shoes

Nordstrom

Natick
Ideal for men who refuse to be pigeonholed, Nordstrom’s vast, easy-to-navigate department doesn’t arrange according to type: Here, we’re all preppy European bankers who skateboard […]
2008 Best Men's Shoes

Alan Bilzerian

Boston
Guys with a different sort of foot fetish get it on at this menswear vet, which has assembled a display of truly lust-provoking shoes. Sneaker-heads […]
2007 Best Men's Shoes

Alan Bilzerian

Newton Centre
Though they’re usually the last thing you put on, shoes make or break your outfit—and Alan Bilzerian does his best to make sure that you […]
2005 Best Men's Shoes

Le Foot Sportif

Cambridge
A guy looking for wingtips has plenty of spaces to shop. But a man hunting for casually chic kicks—a pair of checkered Vans or throwback […]
2004 Best Men's Shoes

Louis Boston

Boston
Louis carries a selection of practical footwear suitable for almost anything—propping on the corner of a mahogany desk, pumping the clutch of a spanking new […]
2003 Best Men's Shoes

The Tannery

Boston
Most men suffer bad relationships with their shoes. They scuff, give off smells (not the men, the shoes), and need frequent tying. And the guys […]
2002 Best Men's Shoes

The Tannery

Cambridge
Boasting a crackerjack stable of labels and styles, the Tannery exists to serve the active male’s foot: Will it be Clarks Wallabies for a stroll […]
2001 Best Men's Shoes

Louis Boston

Boston
There’s no excuse for men to ignore their feet when the variety and selection are this good. Whether it’s a pair of comfy Campers or […]