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Portland Shoes – Tips For A Stylish Look

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Portland  shoes  are a very important and strategic foundation for men’s style. Whether wearing a business suit, tuxedo or jeans, shoes need to provide comfort and durability. It is this very comfort that will empower men to always put their best foot forward. This article will provide tips ranging from the proper coordination of color schemes to the best care and maintenance for shoes. 

1. Matching Portland Shoes With Pants 

  • Navy pants look best with darker shades of brown, reddish brown, or black.
  • Brown pants will fare best with shoes that are just as dark as the pants. Browns, dark tans and black work best with brown shoes.
  • Green or olive pants should be worn with brown, bordeaux or black in order to create a clean look. 
  • Gray colored pants look terrific with camel, gray or black colored Portland shoes
  • Khakis, dockers or chinos work great with brown, or black  shoes.
  • Black pants should really be worn with black shoes in order to have a flawless look.
  • White pants work well with earth tone colored shoes.
  • Jeans are the most flexible and forgiving as you can easily wear brown, black, tan, camel, or grey. You can always wear sneakers with jeans. 

2. Match Your Portland Shoes With Belts

Always make sure to color coordinate your belt to the color of your shoes. The exception here would be one of those multi-colored belts, in which case you are probably wearing jeans and crocs.

3. Know Your Exact Shoe Size

When purchasing Portland shoes it is absolutely crucial to know your correct size. Even if you think that you know your shoe size, ALWAYS  try the shoes on, to ensure maximum comfort. You may in fact want to measure your own feet. Your feet can swell in the summer months because of the heat. Additionally, your feet may actually become wider, specially if you spend a good deal of time walking around barefoot. You can measure you own feet by tracing each foot onto a piece of paper that is taped to the floor. Using a tape measure or ruler will assist you in getting a perfect size to account for the length and width of your feet.

Portland Shoes Measurement Charts

U.S. Men’s Shoe Size Inches
6 9.31
6.5 9.5
7 9.69
7.5 9.81
8 10
8.5 10.19
9 10.31
9.5 10.5
10 10.69
10.5 10.81
11 11
11.5 11.19
12 11.31
12.5 11.5
13 11.69
13.5 11.81
14 12
14.5 12.19
15 12.31


U.S. Men’s Shoe Size C Narrow D (Medium/Standard) E Wide
6 3.3″ 3.5″ 3.7″
6.5 3.3″ 3.6″ 3.8″
7 3.4″ 3.6″ 3.8″
7.5 3.4″ 3.7″ 3.9″
8 3.5″ 3.8″ 3.9″
8.5 3.6″ 3.8″ 4.0″
9 3.6″ 3.9″ 4.1″
9.5 3.7″ 3.9″ 4.1″
10 3.8″ 4.0″ 4.2″
10.5 3.8″ 4.1″ 4.3″
11 3.9″ 4.1″ 4.3″
11.5 3.9″ 4.2″ 4.4″
12 4.0″ 4.3″ 4.4″
12.5 4.1″ 4.3″ 4.5″
13 4.1″ 4.4″ 4.6″
13.5 4.2″ 4.4″ 4.8″
14 4.2 4.5″ 4.9″
14.5 4.3 4.6″ 4.9″
15 4.3 4.6″ 5″

3. Matching Portland Shoes And Socks

While some experts say that socks should be matched with pants and others say they should be matched with Portland shoes, we advise you to always match the socks with the color of your shoes. Women do pay close attention to this as it shows manly style savvy. 

4. Caring For Shoes 

Make sure to clean your shoes with saddle soap before you ever polish them, otherwise you can damage the surface by rubbing dirt into the polish. Use a brush or cloth to properly clean these and avoid neutral-colored polish as this produces a lower quality shine. Always match the polish and shoe color to guarantee the best quality shine. Also make sure to invest in cedar trees to keep the shape of your shoes and absorb moisture which can warp the shape with time.

To see an excellent assortment of  quality Portland shoes, visit Este’s Men’s Clothing Store located at 1633 Northwest Glisan Street, Portland, OR 97209. For any questions call (503) 227-0275 or visit  Write us and let us know your questions about Portland shoes

Portland Shoes – Tips For A Stylish Look



Portland Shoes

Portland Shoes The more you know about shoes, the better they are able to choose, and this article will explain some of the top factors you need to take into account when you are choosing a pair of Portland shoes.

1. Your wardrobe

This is largely determined by your taste, and whatever shoes you buy should be able to compliment several things in your wardrobe. Depending on how much money you have and how many other pairs of shoes you own, you may choose to buy shoes to wear just once for a particular occasion, but most people want something that they will wear more than that one time. Choose the shoes you like in a color that blends in with outfits in your wardrobe, paying particular attention to belts and bags that you use often.

2. Size

Any pair of Portland shoes that you choose should be able to fit without pinching, but many people do not know how to get just the right size. The best way to buy shoes Portland that will be comfortable is to buy at a time of the day when it is warm. The warmer your body gets, the more your blood vessels dilate and your feet will puff up a little. If you fit a shoe at this time and it fits well, that is the right size for you. It means that when it gets warmer, your shoes will be able to fit, so you have the best size. Check the toe area as well to make sure that your toes do not get squeezed.

3. Material

If you are buying shoes Portland, make sure to check that the material of the shoes you choose is sturdy. Pure leather is the best, with a rubber sole that will prevent slippage and that will also last longer. There are many imitations of original shoes and you will usually not know until you check the quality of the material. The best way to make sure that you get value for your Portland shoes is to buy at legitimate retailers who are supplied by well known brands.

4. Attachments

Many Portland shoes will have buckles, straps and other attachments. They need to be firm on the shoe, and it is a great guide for telling a good quality pair of shoes. If anything looks like it will fall off, the chances are that the shoe will come apart pretty quickly as well. Check the insoles to make sure that they are firmly attached some will come off with just a few uses leaving the shoe unusable or costing you money for repairs.

5. Your budget

Lastly, how much you are willing to spend will also dictate the kind of shoe that you are going to buy. High-end shoes, those that cost more than the average, will usually be of the best quality. This is not to mean that if a shoe is expensive it automatically qualifies as good. You need to do the rest of your homework here. If you do not have that much to spend, look at the available affordable Portland shoes and pick the best amongst them.