It’s indisputable that the first thing anyone notices about a man is his shoes. This season, make an investment and a statement in classic, well-made oxfords with a bold patterned sock. Here are some of our favorites.

Ludlow wingtip shoes, $318 at; Topman Purple Monkey socks, $6 at


Alden cap-toe shell cordovan oxfords, $667 at; Happy Socks X Opening Ceremony Multi-Pack, $50 at


J. Shoes Troop double monk slip-on, $184 at; Urban Outfitters After Hours socks, 3 for $20 at


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