GQ’s Guide to Fall Shoes
Get High with Us!
Our number one sneaker obsession right now? These Vans high-tops. They've got the 'tude of pricey designer sneakers and the cred of being Vans, and they come in tricked-out fall colors.
Sneakers, $85 by Vans. Sports jacket, $1,195, and shirt, $175, by Todd Snyder. Henley, $110 by Vince. Chinos, $190 by A.P.C. plus Carhartt. Belt by J.Crew. Watch by TAG Heuer. Bracelet by Tod's. Cap by Capas at JJ Hat Center. Socks by Happy Socks.
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Winterize Your Feet
Thinking seasonally isn't just for farm-to-table chefs—it's a style thing, too. So when it gets cold, ditch canvas for this new crop of woolly kicks.
Alejandro Ingelmo (top) $395
A Bathing Ape $221
Do the Moonwalk
Our favorite hybrid—the LunarGrand wingtip—is what happens when Cole Haan borrows tech-spertise from its parent company, Nike.
Cole Haan $248
Cop the Color of the Season: Military Green
There's a full-on army of loden green sneakers out there in styles both retro and modern. Wear 'em with jeans (duh) or a tweed suit (whoa).
Undftd + Converse $80
Converse at Undefeated $70
Adidas Originals $85
A Bathing Ape $290
Bag by Kaufman's Army & Navy
Wear One Shoe by Two Genius Designers
Question: Is this sneaker retro or futuristic? Answer: Yes! That's because Americana master Michael Bastian and Tron-loving sneaker freak Alejandro Ingelmo created it together.
Alejandro Ingelmo for Michael Bastian $475
Let Your Wallet Decide
Even sneaker style has been democratized. If you dig a look—like these woven slip-ons—you can find it in a price to match your means.
Bottega Veneta $560
Dig the New (Old) Jordan
Jordans still dominate the sneaker conversation. The brand drops a few retro designs a year, and the iconic IV is out on November 23. Wait in line, hit eBay, just don't shank anyone for 'em.
Jordan Brand $160
Luxury designers have made a splashy entry into the sneaker game. If you're gonna spend outrageous cash, get your money's worth. Zippers, metallics, exotic skins? Bring it!
Pierre Hardy (top left) $490
Dior Homme $810
Rick Owens $1,165
Givenchy by Riccardo Tisci $645