Eight Summer Shoes For Every Guy

We think the weather has finally changed, for realsies this time. The flowers are blooming, couples are displaying obnoxious PDA in the street and bare legs are just about everywhere. While gals are rockin' sky-high wedges with their cut-offs, let's not forget about how dudes can switch it now that the boots are finally stowed away. It's time for some seersucker appropriate mocs, rooftop barbecue kicks, and the perfect boat shoes for our seaside jaunts, all in colors both crazy-bold and laid-back-neutral. We've dutifully hunted the city and picked our favorites dude shoes for every budget. So whether you're heading to Cape Cod or sunning on your local tar beach, we've got you guys covered.

Check out the eight pairs of shoes that we think guys should be living in this summer:

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Yuketen 1000M Sufer Moc, $330.00: Make the country club members turn heads with some technicolor in your step. Available at Opening Ceremony, 35 Howard Street (between Broadway and Crosby streets; 212-219-2688

TOMS Nautical Canvas Slip-On, $85.00:
Do some good and show the world just how much you conscientiously love the open sea.
Available only at Bergdorf Goodman, 754 5th Avenue (Between 57th and 58th Street); 212-753-7300

n.d.c. Alithia Washed Boatshoe, $310.00:
Brace for the high seas in these haute high tops.
Available at Steven Alan, 103 Franklin Street (between West Broadway and Church Street); 212-343-0692

Rivieras Classic 30 All Mesh, $75.00: In case you're not ready to go full fledged sandal, you can still keep cool in these.
Available at Gargyle, 16 Orchard Street (between Canal and Hester streets); 917-470-9367
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Volley Canvas Laceups, $60.00:
Kicks ideal for those impending rooftop barbecues.
Available at Steven Alan, 103 Franklin Street (between West Broadway and Church Street); 212-343-0692

CDG Shirt & Tretorn Canvas Sneaker, $139.00: A slightly grown up alternative to a pair of chucks. Available at Odin New York, 328 E. 11th Street (between 1st and 2nd Avenues);212- 420-8446
F-Troupe Lace Up Shoe, $120.00: Madras, on your feet.
Available at Gargyle, 917-470-936716 Orchard Street (between Canal and Hester streets)

Warrior Lace-up Sneakers, $46: A classic look for a classic boy. You can't go wrong with these babies.
Available at Fred Flare,131 Meserole Avenue
(between Leonard and Eckford streets); 718-349-1257



Two lucky dudes will score some sick
sneaks, in either the Rodlera (above, left) or the Nylite styes (above, right). Just comment on the story with your ideal sailing itinerary—where you'd go and who with—our two faves will steal the shoes.