REYERS SHOE STORE, Sharon, Pa.
1. Clarks chukka boot
2. Dr. Martens boots
3. Rockport basics
Top trend: “We’re showing a lot of chukka boots and casual-dress wingtips,” said VP Steven Jubelirer.
CARROLL & CO., Beverly Hills, Calif.
1. Alden blucher
2. Alden chukka boot
3. Alden penny loafer
Top trend: “The cordovan leather is our most popular, especially the deep burgundy color,” said owner John Carroll.
CITY SOLES, Chicago
1. Cushe shoe styles
2. Pep Monjo minimal styles and casual shoes
3. Gram suede shoes
Top trend: “We’re selling a lot of the casual shoes, especially ones with different fabrics — suede with wax coating and ballistic material, which is super shiny and offers a bit of a classy aesthetic,” said Trevor Carreon, head of shoes.
J. MICHAEL SHOES, Syracuse, N.Y.
1. Sperry Top-Sider boat shoes
2. New Balance 574
3. Toms shoes
Top trend: “Boots are definitely trending for fall — combat boots, chukka boots and even the wingtip boots. Some men are also buying sneakers in bright neon colors,” said John Vavalo, owner.