A black shoe can both command and convey respect – whether you need to make the right impression at work or at dinner with the in-laws. Invest in a timeless piece like this calfskin penny loafer from Ralph Lauren ($475). Create a sleek, serious look by pairing it with equally dark socks and a slim-cut trouser.
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