Walking shoes are a vital part of every man’s closet; these are the pairs you can trust to keep you comfortable while you’re out and about or on your feet all day at the office. FN selected our favorite men’s walking shoes available in standard-width sizes, perfect for the guy who doesn’t require extra room in the toe box or a more narrow fit. They’re also equipped with added cushioning for softness underfoot. Read on to shop for our picks from brands like New Balance and Clarks, ranging from a classic sneaker silhouette to a sleek leather oxford.
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1. New Balance MW411v2 Walking Shoe
This sneaker is equipped with a soft fabric lining, a rubber outsole and either leather upper or leather and synthetic upper depending on the colorway.
Pros: This shoe gets cushioning from its removable foam insole as well as an added EVA midsole for a soft and comfortable feel.
Cons: This shoe has a narrow heel width.
2. Clarks Tilden Walk Oxford
Clarks’ shoe has a lace-up oxford-style silhouette made from high-quality leather.
Pros: This pair has discreet gore stretch panels that make it easy for on-off wear in addition to OrthoLite footbed for all-day comfort.
Cons: This shoe runs long.
3. Ecco Men's Soft 7 Sneaker
Ecco’s sneaker is a long-lace style constructed from rich and soft leathers with a soft lining.
Pros: This shoe is equipped with a foot-shaped, leather-covered inlay sole with Ecco Comfort Fiber System (ECFS) made from breathable materials to help ensure comfort and cool wear.
Cons: Shoe may feel stiff when first worn.