Allen Edmunds, Dalton Wingtip Boot, $346

Who says you can’t judge a man by his shoes? What you put on your feet is an all-important accessory that can either make or break your look. If you’re wearing a nice suit and decide to pair it with the wrong shoes, the look will be cheapened. Even though there are countless styles of men’s shoes, you don’t have to own every pair and most mature men don’t go overboard with shoe-buying anyway. A man’s wardrobe may change over time but a great shoe, one that is well-crafted, tasteful, masculine and cared for will remain wearable for a number of years to come:

Here are the 6 quintessential shoes that every man should have in his closet for year-round wear: