Shoes were invented in desperation when a king got frustrated with his feet getting soiled in the dust, every time he stepped out of his palace. Roads were carpeted and many other measures were adopted but nothing worked until a man gave the idea of covering the king’s feet in leather. So goes the folklore.
Things are no different today. Shoes continue to remain an integral part of dressing up. Shoes play an important role in completing your style statement. In fact, it's your shoes that will help you stand apart in a crowd of people, considering that everybody is wearing the same kind of outfit.
Sneakers, the most common avatar of casual shoes have a lot many more brownie points than just being comfortable. First, sneakers shoes for men are available in a variety of materials, breaking away from just leather look of moccasins and canvas of sports shoes. So you can have sneakers in leather, canvas, cotton, silk, polyester and many more fabrics. Secondly, there is a huge variety of colours to go with your mood and personality type.
Sneakers have a dual advantage, one being comfortable and second being closed and snugly wrapped around the foot providing a firm grip. This is the reason these are the most preferred form of footwear among college-goers and youngsters. For those who have to walk a lot every day or use public commute system, it is important to wear closed shoes to keep the feet clean and free of dust. What can be any more ideal than sneakers for men? Not only, they protect your feet, they also look cool with jeans and other casual wear. The flat and cushy sole aids walking around the campus.
Another point in favor of sneakers is that they keep your feet cool and ventilated in hot sweltering summer months of the tropical Indian weather. The feet can breathe and thus stay healthy and free from skin problems or feet odour.
Canvas shoes for men, with or without laces serve the same purpose. They look cool with jeans and capris and are ideal for a casual day in the market or mall. Canvas for one is durable and enduring. Two, it is no longer a boring looking black white or military green shoe but is rather available in many bright and eye-catching colors and even prints.
Ankle length sneakers look especially smart and trendy. They lend an extremely young look to the wearer. Zobello’s black faux leather ankle length sneakers are charming and eye-catching. Another trendsetter is the high ankle sneaker. Not only they can be paired with shorts and jeans but also make you appear taller. The all-white is another rage that has caught on. There is this military print for the sturdy types and Aztec and tribal print for the creative ones. Abstract prints are ideal for your adventurous moods while sober plain colours for your regular days. Thus there is something in it for everyone.