So you need a new pair of dress shoes, but you either don’t have $500 to drop on a pair of Ferragamo oxfords, or you’d rather spend your hard-earned cash elsewhere. We don’t blame you. Truth is, for less than half that hefty sum, you can find a high-quality leather shoe that’s perfect for work, a wedding, or whatever’s on your busy social calendar. Here are 11 excellent options that look upscale but won’t put too bad a dent in your wallet.
H By Hudson Ellington New Dye
The most popular dress shoe by the menswear brand fuses European craftsmanship and American flair. This wingtip leather brogue has a slim profile and sleek lines, making it an excellent choice for formal wear. We especially like it in grey. [$160; Hudson Shoes]