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Best Shoes for Guys With Sweaty Feet

If you struggle with sweaty feet, there are certain shoes you can wear to help minimize the problem. Styles made of leather, which allows your feet to breathe, are ideal. Leather also absorbs and releases excess moisture. Pigskin is especially good since it hugs the foot, which prevents puddles of sweat from forming in your shoes. Canvas and mesh, which are both lightweight and porous, are also good shoe materials for reducing foot sweat. Plus, these styles are easy to wipe clean and sometimes can even be thrown in the washer. Ahead, we rounded up a few great causal men’s shoes for drier feet.

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1. New Balance 990 Shoe

A pigskin leather upper with integrated mesh makes these shoes breathable and equipped to handle sweat. A dual-density foam collar provides plush support.

Pros: These come in nine colorways. Shock-absorbing Abzorb midsole cushioning and Encap midsole technology delivers comfort with every step.

Cons: Some may prefer a roomier toe box.

new balance 990 shoe
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2. Sanuk Vagabond Slip-On

These shoes have a washed canvas upper with contrast stitching and frayed seams, dual elastic goring for easy on/off and a molded EVA foam footbed.

Pros: They come in various colors. Six holes on the sides of the upper promote breathability. High-abrasion rubber soles offer slip-resistance and long-lasting wear.

Cons: These may run a little small.

Sanuk Vagabond Slip-On
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3. Brooks Ghost 12 Runner

This running shoe combines BioMoGo DNA and DNA Loft cushioning for a soft, responsive ride. An engineered mesh 3D Fit Print upper offers strategic stretch and structure.

Pros: It’s offered in a variety of colorways and multiple width options. A Segmented Crash Pad provides shock-absorption to promote a comfortable stride.

Cons: Some may find it runs slightly narrow.

Brooks Ghost 12 running shoe
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