Boston’s Best Men’s Shoes

October 20, 2010 7:05 PM

Boston’s Best Men’s Shoes


(Most) men don’t accessorize with jewelry and handbags like women do. For you, it’s the footwear that finishes the outfit. Finding just the right kicks can make all the difference.
The Tannery


The Tannery

39 Brattle St
Cambridge, MA 02138-3709
(617) 491-0810

Sporting one of the widest selections of men’s shoes in the city, the Tannery sits in Harvard Square. It’s one-stop-shopping for men who’d like to get their sneakers, boots, dress shoes, etc. all in one spot. Online customer reviews rave about the selection, but not the customer service. Awarded best in the city by the Improper Bostonian and Boston Phoenix readers.

Nordstrom Shoes



75 Middlesex Turnpike
Burlington, MA
(781) 345-7800 ‎

290 Speen Street
Natick, MA
(508) 318-2600

You have to leave the city to find this award-winning shoe selection. Named “Best of Boston” by Boston Magazine for the last two years, dozens of brands in all shapes and styles await male shoe shoppers. Nordstrom is well known for its customer service; they’ll be eager to fit you in anything from Ferragamos to Converse.

Alan Bilzerian Shoes


Alan Bilzerian

34 Newbury St
Boston, MA 02116-3201
(617) 536-1001

This is the place to shop if you want to be the first in the latest shoe stylings. Alan Bilzerian is known for its fashion-forward selection. Execs will especially love their high-style (with prices to match) designer dress shoes.

John Fluevog Shoes


John Fluevog

302 Newbury St
Boston, MA 02115-2846
(617) 266-1079

Funky footwear abounds inside this Newbury Street shop. You’ll plunk down a couple hundred dollars for your favorite Fluevog’s, but they will be noticed. In particular, by the ladies.