It's that time of the year, when thick fabrics take a backseat to make way for lighter and breezier outfits. That said, there's no refusing how the balmy weather demands smarter footwear choices. Is your mind blank about what to pick? Our edit will have you sorted.

trusty loafers

Loafers

If you're on the lookout for a shoe that does double duty, ensure you don't skimp on buying the wrong pair of loafers. Whether you wish to lend a casual-chic vibe to your work wear or just want to add a bit of summery jazz into your night out with the boys, a pair of trusty loafers wont disappoint. Points to remember? Sport penny loafers while wearing linen trousers and a snug-fit summer blazer to spruce up your semi-formal wear. Settle for suede variants if you're going to be hitting the beach.

Espadrilles are super casual

Espadrilles

Fashion portals and sartorially conscious men have always spoken about the versatility (and power) of espadrilles. The cotton/ canvas upper facilitate breathability and are flexible. Espadrilles are super casual, so restrict wearing them to any formal event.

casual wear shoes

Canvas shoes

If you thought canvas shoes were for school kids, think again. Canvas shoes are athletic, fuss-free and durable, making it one of the most preferred casual wear options for all seasons. While white sneakers are having a major fashion moment, one of the easiest ways to amp up the style quotient of a humble pair of canvas is to keep a few spare laces in electric shades - the hack is known to give your shoes an instant face lift.

sandals

Leather sandals

A rise in the temperatures equals pulling out those open-toed sandals. But this time around, pick options with a tad cooler spin – yes we're talking about thong sandals, which are sturdy enough to last you through this summer and the next. Wide-cut foot straps in simple styles,would be ideal. Choose to keep it subtle and opt for earthier shades.

sporting suede brogues

Suede brogues

Not in the mood for the same old dress shoes? Go the extra mile and sport a degree of understated quirk by sporting suede brogues. Suede derbies are lighter, flexible and more comfortable than the classic oxfords. Give darker shades a break, and sport colours like camel, tan or pastel hues to aptly compliment the energy of the season!