I'm a Sole Man
By Max Berlinger
Photography by Graeme Montgomery
From New York to Paris, the spring collections championed a colorful season for men. But some guys may be reluctant to fully embrace this attention-grabbing trend. Fret not -- shoe designers have devised a subtle response by adding fluorescent soles to the classic workaday oxford. It’s the perfect blend of business and pleasure, appropriate for the boardroom, but with an underlying sense of mischief. Consider us sole-d.
Clockwise from top: white buck shoes with green sole by Mark McNairy New Amsterdam, $425; leather lace-up shoes with blue soles by Prada, $720; perforated shoes with orange soles by Heutchy for Richard Chai, $360; Air Jasper wing-tip shoes with yellow soles by Cole Haan, $148