1. Your shoes should be darker than your pants.
  2. Your shoes should be the most expensive part of your wardrobe.
  3. No socks with sandals.
  4. Buy new flip-flops each summer.
  5. Be careful when wearing sneakers with khakis, you run the risk of looking older than you are.
  6. Your socks should be a nice bridge between your shoes and your pants.
  7. Your dress shoes should always be shined and looking good.
  8. The darker your suit, the darker your shoes.
  9. No flip-flops at work. Unless you work at a surf shop.
  10. Match your socks to your shoes.
  11. Know how to shine your shoes, and if you can't do it, find a professional shoe shiner. You'll get great looking shoes and an interesting conversation.
  12. Always spend money on shoes rather than shirts or pants.
  13. Loafers go with just about anything.
  14. When in doubt go conservative over edgy.
  15. Always choose fit over style
  16. Cowboy boots don't work with suits. Unless you are a real, honest to God cowboy.
  17. Be fitted for running shoes if you're going to push yourself.
  18. Wingtips are cool again.
  19. Make sure you have one great pair of boots.
  20. Your shoes should match your belt.
  21. Replace your workout shoes at least every six months.
  22. Don't wear sandals if you have gross feet.
  23. Buy a nice pair of brown oxfords, they go with almost anything.
  24. Splurge once a year on that pair of shoes you really want.
  25. Try out the new athletic shoe trends before training with them.