Unless you have a wardrobe the size of Narnia and a golden bonus as big as El Dorado's, you will probably have to wear your newly purchased shoes more than once. Which also means you're going to need a pair that goes way beyond those pleated, fine-striped pants you bought while drunk and surfing the Internet late at night.
Take a step forward, then the Chelsea boot - the most versatile stompers in the male jungle. They combine effortlessly with stitching, work well with selvedge denim for a tough, western-inspired style or with black skinny for a grungy feel.
Black is the most versatile choice, which can go with any color or style of pants. Brown works best with lighter, medium washed denim, and a midnight blue pair can be especially strong alongside some black slim pants.
A streamlined, slim, streamlined Chelsea boot tends to be smarter and is best worn with such a sharp seam. A pair with a thick rubber sole on the other hand is the way to go for more rugged weekend looks