Whether going to work in an office suit or wearing overalls and a hard hat, it is essential to get work shoes that are just right. Men's work shoes come in many styles and are heavily influenced by the surroundings of the workplace.
It goes without saying that if a shoe is going to be worn all day long, it has to be comfortable. Blisters, corns and constricted feet should not distract from workplace concentration.
The choice in men's work shoes is wider than for women. Often, in casual work situations it is acceptable for men to wear trainers, which are frequently the most comfortable option in terms of arch support and cool, breathable fabrics.
If a sharp suit, crisp shirt and polished shoes are demanded by employers, choose from the wide range of comfortable, well-made and supportive men's work shoes on the market. It is essential that they do not pinch anywhere and that ample room is available for toes. Avoid high fashion styles with heels or pointed toes that crush feet into unnatural and uncomfortable positions. Go shoe shopping at the end of the day when feet have swollen to their largest point. This way, the correct size will be found. Also, consider the floor surfaces at work - are they unforgiving and hard or soft and cushioned? This determines the amount of padding a work shoe requires.
Some men's work shoes need to offer protection. There are many different styles of steel toe capped footwear, ranging from boots, to shoes and trainers, all designed to look stylish at the same time as protecting a person’s feet.