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6 of the Best Men’s Boat Shoes

By Dudepins @dudepins

Summer is almost here and that means a little wardrobe refresh for all your Gentlemen. Here is a quick list we put together of the top 6 trending Men’s boat shoe styles for this Summer. Boat shoes look great with a nice pair of shorts, jeans or even more formally if put together properly.

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John Varvatos Men’s Boat Shoe – $178 – Buy Now

It goes without saying, but any shoe created by John Varvatos is like a winner. The designer has been recognized three times by the CFDA with an American Fashion Award for New Menswear Designer (June 2000) and Menswear Designer of the Year (June 2001 and June 2005) and was honored as GQ’s Designer of the Year in 2007.

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Nautica Galley Men’s Boat Shoe – $35 – Buy Now

Nautica is one of those classic brands that most people associate with seas, boating, water and summer. The Galley boat shoes are a prime exactly of the Nautica heritage and at $35, you can’t really go wrong.

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Madden M-Gameon Men’s Slip-on Loafer – $59.99 – Buy Now 

A classic nautical cut is given a stylish boost thanks to all-over perforations and pinking. Steve Madden, the company, was founded by Steve Madden, the man, in 1990 in Brooklyn, where he started out making trend-advancing shoes one pair at a time.

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Sebago Spinnaker Men’s Boat Shoe – $93.83 – Buy Now

The classic slotted collar and stitching keep a sophisticated feel with this iconic, casual look. Sebago represents authentic products and timeless design. Their original, hand-sewn Docksides boat shoe and Classic Beefroll penny loafer haven’t changed since they first crafted them decades ago. 

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Ted Baker Jaacob Men’s Boat Shoe – $155 – Buy Now 

Casual boat shoe with contrast-stitched moccasin toe and traditional 360 degree slotted collar. From the beginning Ted has had a very clear, unswerving, focus on quality, attention to detail, and a quirky sense of humor. In fact, the first Ted Baker stores used to provide a laundry service for every shirt purchased–something that gained the quickly growing brand the title of “No Ordinary Designer Label.”

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Sperry Top-Sider Men’s Authentic Original Oxford – $59.95 – Buy Now

This is considered the staple of the boat shoe. Sperry has been making shoes for some time and we think they got it right. This Top-Sider Oxford is a prime example of the type of quality work you can expect from Sperry.

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That’s a wrap. Don’t forget to browse the Dudepins Shop for a large selection of Men’s Shoes or the Dudepins Style section for some Manly inspiration.




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