Tan Brown Formal Shoes For Men
Tan is the most versatile color which you can add to your formal shoes collection.
Your office wardrobe is solely incomplete without a pair of tan shoes. They are suitable for office, business meetings and wedding, and if you style them smartly they can be paired for a semi-formal or a casual look as well. There’s a variety of tan shoes on LimeRoad that will definitely level up your formal outfit game.
Widely there are five types of formal shoes that are available on LimeRoad, to choose from:
- Oxford Shoes: Oxford shoes were famously worn at Oxford University, from where it gets its name. They have three-panel construction with closed flap for lacing. Toe is elongated with or without a cap toe and stitched with a leather sole.
- Derby Shoes: Derby shoes got its fame as a hunting shoe in the 1850s. They have a more relaxed look giving the shoe flexibility in terms of how they can be worn, both formal and casual. They have open lacing, only feature which makes it different from oxfords. Toe is either elongated or round. They have a three-panel construction and a leather sole.
- Brogues: Brogues are sturdy, low-heeled style of shoe. These were traditionally considered to be outdoor shoes, but now considered appropriate in both business and casual occasions. Its characteristic feature is the perforation on the toe for decoration, and open lacing. Typically it has a wing tip, the piece of leather at the tow forms a W shape and extends towards the heel with long wings. It also has perforated detailing on the seams and faces of the shoes.
- Monk Straps: A monk shoe have no lacing with a toe cap and easy to slip on. It is closed by a single or double buckle strap and has been known to be the ‘most advanced’ dress shoe. It is less formal than a full oxford, but not that relaxed as a derby.
- Loafers: A loafer is a low, laceless shoe that really steps up thing on the spectrum of formal shoes. The most common styles are penny and tassel loafer. Being a slip-on, they are pretty comfortable to wear and carry throughout the day
Materials And Designs
Tan color formal shoes are commonly made in leather, leatherette and suede, apart from them patent leather, synthetic PU or faux leather are also used. Monk straps made of suede are famous, whereas oxford, derby and brogues are commonly made with leather. Loafers can be made of leather, suede or synthetic leather.
Tan formal shoes can be seen in solid, ombre or with surface texture designs. All three designs are seen on all the five styles. While solid color give a sharpness and shine; ombre has a tint of two or more shades to give a dimension to the look; texture gives a roughness with no or little luster as compared to ombre and solid, spread overall or a to a single section of the shoe.
Style Your Tan Shoes
There is no hard and fast rule when it comes to styling your tan shoes. Tan colour works best with all the colors when paired up. A well-fitted suit will look perfect with any of the type of tan shoes. Oxford and monk straps looks classy and stylish.
Brogues are fancy and offer a decent style to any color of formal outfit you pair with it.
Derbies look a bit chunkier than the oxfords and a good option for regular office wear to create a style statement. And it is impossible to go wrong with loafers, with minimum efforts this the epitome of style.
LimeRoad has got them all, go and look for the one which suits the best as per your style.