Buying a perfect pair of formal shoes from a famous brand is not a symbol of luxury anymore, as it has become a necessity for us. You may have different types of sneakers but you cannot wear them on all occasions. For example, in a job interview, a date, a wedding, or an important meeting you always need good-looking and polished formal shoes.
Wearing good shoes always tells you a lot about yourself, especially when meeting someone for the first time. Wearing good shoes always makes you positive and confident in every situation. Here is the list of the top 10 formal shoe brands in the world:
1. Johnston & Murphy
It is an American footwear and clothing company. This company was set up in 1850 in New York by William J. Dudley. He has been educated in the classic tradition of English shoemaking. This specialized in quality durability in shoes for men, women, and children. This company is also known for leather goods and luggage. This company sells goods in both retail and wholesale. Apart from the US, it is present in 92 foreign countries with 2100 department stores in 168 locations in malls and airports and the company’s factory stores located in outlet malls. This brand of shoes is also available on its online store.
2. Amedeo Testoni
A. Testoni is an Italian footwear company founded by Amedeo Testoni in 1929. During 1960 its creations and popularity grew across Europe, North America, and Asia. This company is so popular that it opened a large-scale factory in Bologna.
3. Lee Cooper
Lee Cooper is an American footwear and clothing manufacturing company based in London. It was established in 1908 by Morris copper and his friend Louis Maister. This company is almost 114years old. This company serves its products worldwide. This brand is known for its hard soul, quality, comfort, and durability. This brand is very famous in India.
Gucci is an Italian luxury brand famous for its leather goods. This company is based in Florence in Italy and was founded in 1921 by Guccio Gucci almost 101 years ago. Gucci became a worldwide brand in 1980. In 2019 Gucci had 487 stores worldwide with 17,157 employees.
Since December 2014 Marco Bizzarei has been CEO of Gucci. This brand is known for its good collection of footwear, handbags, clothes makeup, fragrance, and home decor.
In 2015 Gucci was ranked the most valuable brand. Its rank was 38th.
It is an Italian luxury brand specializing in leather shoes, travel, and fashion accessories. It was founded in 1913 by Mario Prada almost 109 years ago. Headquartered in Milan, Italy, it has 618 stores located worldwide. The CEO of the company is Patrizio Bertelli. His net worth is almost €20 million in 2020. There are almost 13,331 employees in his company.
Timberland is famous for its leather footwear; it is an American manufacturing company founded by Nathan Swartz in 1952. Its headquarters is in Stratham, New Hampshire in the U.S. It has 2005 stores that are located worldwide. In 1973 original waterproof board called the "Timberland" was invented. In 1978, it introduced the first hand-sewn product in premium leather.
7. Crockett & Jones
This shoe manufacturing company was founded in Northampton, England in 1879 by Charles Jones and Sir James Crockett. This brand manufactures both men’s and women's footwear. In 1930, 15000 pairs of shoes were manufactured in a week. In this lots of shoes are made for women, especially boots and shoes. In 1911, it got a Diploma D'Onore award for its best quality and design.
Berluti is famous for manufacturing good-quality footwear made of leather. It is an Italian brand based in Paris founded in 1893 by Alessandro Berluti. This brand is famous for its leatherware, shoes, and boots. In 2017, it was included in the top 16 best fashion companies in the world.
It is an Italian luxury fashion brand known for producing leather goods and accessories. It was founded by Adele and Edoardo Fendi in Rome, Italy in 1925: almost 97 years ago. The CEO of this company is Serge Brunschwig. It has 197 stores worldwide with 3000 employees. Its net worth is around $1.1 billion. Fendi products are also available in perfume, women's collections, and handbags.
10. Dolce & Gabbana
It is a famous luxury fashion brand established in 1985 in Legnano by Italian designers Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana. It was founded almost 37 years ago. Its headquarters is in Milan, Italy. This brand is famous for footwear, clothing, handbags, sunglasses, jewelry, and cosmetics products worldwide and has around 3000 employees.
We have several occasions when we dress up properly and feel very excited to buy new dresses where lots of money is spent for perfect attire however at the same time shoes must be perfectly suited with attire else it won’t give perfect dressing sense. Being in proper attire with perfect footwear can seek attention from your friends, family, and people around you. It always feels good to get a compliment from people around you which also boosts your confidence. So, we should not be hesitant to spend some extra money on the same, which is always the cherry on the cake and it can go long-lasting if taken care of properly.