Choosing the Right Shoe for Yourself!

We all remember that famous saying from a beloved classic:

“Mama always said there’s an awful lot you can tell about a person by their shoes.’’

We are, of course, talking about the all-time classic movie Forrest Gump. Shoes have become an important part of our outfits and depending on our choices they can really make or break our fashion statement. The lifestyle changes in the past century have made it really difficult for the average person to choose the right shoe for himself. Most people have to compromise between comfort and style. Whether you are at work, at the gym, a dinner, or at a birthday party the right kind of shoes will give you a charmed and captivating look.

Men Shoes

If you are a man in the corporate industry and most of your work routine is doing work on your office table and attending meetings then your shoes of choice would largely be formal boots. These forever-classics have been the uniform of choice for corporate employees all around the world. Brands such as Oxford Shoes, Derby Shoes or even Loafers can be your optimal choice for shoes if you live the 9 to 5 dream. The deep shiny look on any one of these will make your outfit remarkable and you might get bombarded by compliments from colleagues.

On the other hand if your job is in some tech company, a start-up even, or maybe you are just a college student then your shoe of choice changes dramatically. Living a more casual lifestyle demands a more comfortable shoe and the current trending KICKs often provide the ultimate solution. The wide variety of these shoes makes it easier for us to choose between them. They can start from as low as $50 and go up to thousands of dollars, for some limited editions. The most common choice are white sneakers, as they can go with any outfit in your wardrobe. Your taste in sneakers can be a deal breaker for your look and it is recommended to go with ones that will complement the clothes you already have.

Women Shoes

For Women it is suggested to go with the Oxfords shoes or Court shoes in dark colors because they will complement your formal bespoke attire. You can go with high heels or flats for smart-casual events. But the recent modus operandi for day to day use is vibrant colored sneakers. They can give your personality a pop plus they are a lot more comfortable than other kinds of shoes.


The kids shoe market also has a lot to choose from, these days brands like Nike, Adidas and Skechers are making the same adult shoes for children as well. The high-end brands such as LV,Versace and Gucci have also found a niche in this category due to the rising number of young social media influencers. The only thing recommended is to make sure to ask your child if he/she is comfortable in the shoe they are trying out.


In general the shoe market has become saturated to a great degree. The trends are ever changing and you might even feel FOMO after seeing the latest edition of a particular shoe. To make sure that you make the right choice, one needs to have all the options available under one roof. Recently, I came across this Company called Brand House Direct. Turns out that they are one of the largest online retail destinations for all types of shoes in Australia. They have over 5000 products from 80 plus brands. Feel free to check them out to help you find your perfect shoe:

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