Designed to flatter nautical stripes and chinos of any color, boat shoes make you look like you've just stepped off a yacht...even if your miles away from the nearest body of water.
Here, 10 of our favorite boat shoes, in materials from suede to canvas and colors from tan to bright red.
J.Crew outfitted Sperry's original boat shoe in sturdy working laces and its trademark cotton chambray lining.
Vans mixed materials, sturdy canvas with leather uppers, for its take on the boat shoe and even built in the brand's classic rubber waffle outsole.
TOMS has a more whimsical option in navy washed canvas with embroidered whales.
Converse makes a retro-inspired and understated slip-on, for those who aren't quite feeling the classic boat shoe look.
Polo has a boat shoe built to last, crafted in a handsome heavyweight leather that will age beautifully with wear.
These durable slip-ons from L.L. bean are made for deck life, whether you're fishing or boating, but also look great for casual wear.
Beyond its classic brown leather model, Sperry also has a livelier fabric option with summer stripes.
Sebago pops off with a bright red pair in breathable and water-whisking Ariaprene material, which is a synthetic rubber-foam hybrid.
This red, white and navy suede option from Tommy Hilfiger is classic Americana.
Quoddy allows customers of their high-priced leather boat shoes to customize the colors of uppers, soles and laces.
Which pair is your favorite?