How to Determine the Correct Shoe Size

Shoe SizeIf you have ever wondered about how to determine the correct shoe size, then the information that follows may prove to be rather useful to you. Making sure that a shoe fits is of course extremely important because the wrong size can lead to you developing all kinds of issues not only with your feet, but also your ankles, knees, and even your hips due to it then altering the way that you walk.

The main thing that you need to do is to make sure that you measure your feet correctly and this is something that anybody can do at home without too many problems and the first thing that you need to do is to get some paper and a pencil. This may sound rather strange, but what you need to do is to tape the paper down to the floor and then simply draw around your foot, without wearing a shoe of course, in order to get the outline and it is this sketch that you will then use to determine your shoe size. Do make sure that you do this standing up and with your knee pushed forward to push your foot flat and if you struggle to do this, then get somebody to draw around it for you.

After you have drawn around your foot, draw a straight line showing the extent of your heel, the top of your toes, and also a line at the widest part of your foot making sure that you mark both sides. The idea here is to then use these lines as your measuring points as this is easier than simply using a rough guide of the heel or toes in general and it leads to a more accurate result as well.

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What Shoes are in Style for Men?

What Shoes are in Style for MenKnowing what shoes are in style for men is certainly important as they do say that you can learn so much about a guy simply by what he wears on his feet. Shoes do change in style just as fashion changes with other clothes, so what are the current trends for you to be aware of at this moment in time?

One of the main trends right now for dressy shoes is for the toe part to be quite square instead of the style that is often referred to as wingtips as this is now out of fashion. This gives the entire shoe a much squarer look in general and the result is that they are wider than previous styles, so if you have old style loafers, then put them away and wait for them to come back into fashion at some point in the future.

If you move onto the sole on a dressy shoe, then the current trend is for there to be a bit of a wedge rather than being completely flat and they can also be built in so the sole and wedge is in the one piece rather than on their own. This wedge is not too high, but it is still enough to alter the angle of the shoe and the foot and give a bit of extra height to the wearer.

For casual footwear, then the trend is slightly different and there is a tendency for them to be quite multifunctional at this moment in time due to them being able to be worn both at work and when you are just out and about and dressed down. It is now quite cool for them to have rubber soles and wedge heels built in and they do certainly pass as dress shoes even from quite close up. You will also find that ankle boots are currently in style and just to be different do consider buying versions where they are held on either by velcro or even elastic at the side.
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