What is suede?
Suede is a type of leather with a napped finish. It has many uses in fashion, including shoes. It is made from the underside of the skin of animals; including lamb, goat, pig, calf and deer.
Men’s suede shoes
There are many men’s shoes available that are made from suede. Here is a selection of them. (All prices correct on 21.09.11).
tReds Men MSS1104 Brown Suede shoe (£14.99)
These men’s brown suede shoes are from Treds.co.uk. The shoes represent a smart brogue style. The upper construction of the shoe is in suede. The sole is in a contrasting mustard shade. They’re a classic shoe and a bargain at £14.99.
Men’s casual shoes from Clarks (£44.99)
These men’s shoes are described as cola suede. They are a kind of classic man’s shoes and are quite reasonable at £44.99. The shoes combine contemporary Derby style with traditional construction techniques. The brown suede upper is contrasted with the brick red sole.
Stacy Adams Shoes, Steward Suede Penny Loafers (£50.66)
These men's black suede loafers are available at Macys.com. The loafer is a sleek and sporty alternative to stodgy and outdated looks of a typical man's shoe. These loafers have been updated to give men's shoes a modern twist. They’re not exactly cheap, but if they’re good quality it is worth paying £50 for a pair of shoes.
Rockport Men's Padour Loafer Leather Suede (£80)
These men’s loafers are quite contemporary and are made from navy suede. They are a bit expensive at £80, but you are paying for the name associated with this loafer. The shoe has been hand-sewn for a slipper-like feeling. The shoe has an Adidas Adiprene footbed for shock absorption at the point of heel impact. The out-sole is made from rubber to give the shoe more grip and durability.
Dolce & Gabbana Footwear Oz Suede/Leather Black Trainers (£240)
If you like designer labels and have a spare bit of cash, then these trainers are for you. These black suede trainers are available at Cruisefashion.co.uk. The trainers aren’t entirely made of suede, but they are a combination of leather and suede. They feature the Dolce and Gabbana logo and have a white rubber sole.
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