One of the most common stereotypes about women is that they are obsessed with shoes. According to a Reuters poll, the average American woman owns 19 pairs of shoes, while men in general prefer to keep it simple. But let’s face it guys, it is not okay to wear sneakers with a suit unless you are a multiplatinum recording artist. You need different shoes for different occasions. From dress shoes to casual shoes, here are the best stores in Denver to find footwear for men.
1436 Larimer St.
Denver, CO 80202
This Larimer Square store is the place to go if you are in the market for casual shoes with a bit of polish. Featuring brands such as Cole Haan and Mephisto, the shoes at this store are stylish enough to be worn with a multitude of outfits and comfortable enough that they won’t leave your feet screaming for a massage. In addition to casual walking shoes, Scarpaletto also sells boots and dress shoes. The employees at this store are knowledgeable and willing to answer all of your questions. If you need help finding the right shoe for an occasion, they can point you in the right direction.
270 St. Paul
Denver, CO 80206
www.andrisenmorton.comThis high end menswear retailer is the place to shop for men who want to look polished and put together. Offering dress shoes from designers such as Donald Pliner and Santori, Andrisen Morton is a great place to pick up a pair of shoes for occasions such as dates, weddings and business meetings. The staff members at this store are friendly and helpful without pressuring customers into buying, so you won’t feel like you are being hurried along in the shopping process. With a wide selection of shoes, this is a great store for the sharp dressed man.Related: Best Menswear Clothing Stores in Denver
250 Fillmore St.
Denver, CO 80206
If sneakers are more your everyday footwear, check out this boutique shop in Cherry Creek North. Carrying limited edition sneakers, stop by this store if you are looking for something unique that stands out. If you are the type of guy who likes to showcase your personality through your clothing, this store is probably a good fit for you. Division West also features art from local artists and hosts First Fridays events. Check them out while you’re in the neighborhood.
The Fall Line
386 S. Teller St.
Lakewood, CO 80226
www.thefalllinestores.comLocated in the Belmar area in Lakewood, this locally owned and operated store carries men’s and women’s shoes and apparel for the casual Colorado person. Carrying brands such as Dansko and Ugg Australia, The Fall Line is great for someone who is in the market for some everyday shoes. It is also a good place to find hiking shoes for when you want to hit the trails. The store sells quality brands at decent prices and has a lot of sales and specials as well.Related: Top Gifts for Him in Denver
Mucilli’s Shoes and Repair
3244 Youngfield St.
Wheat Ridge, CO 80033
If you are in the market for comfy shoes, orthopedic inserts or shoe repair, go to Mucilli’s Shoes. In addition to summer shoes from brands such as Ecco, Mucilli’s also has steel toed boots and other everyday shoes. With a good selection and a great sale rack, this store is perfect for someone who likes casual footwear. Since shoes can also be quite the investment, this is a great place to go if you need to get a pair fixed as well. They fix leather boots and shoes and can rehabilitate the pair that your dog chewed up. Instead of getting a new pair, take them here and get them fixed instead.
Alaina Brandenburger is a freelance writer living in Denver. Her work can be found at Examiner.com.