It’s true that shoes maketh the man. Besides, the first impression matters whenever it involves a person’s outer appearance from top to bottom. Whether you are looking to shop for a pair of classic leather shoes or casual sneakers, we have compiled our Top 10 Men’s Footwear Stores in KL & Selangor based on your votes below.
1) Zeve Shoes
This homegrown brand is the brainchild of Zaid Arif Zubir, the Kuala Lumpur-born founder who established the Zeve Shoes back in 2015. In case you are curious the meaning behind the brand, Zeve actually stands for “wolf” in Aramaic language which also symbolises the definition of the alpha male in his men’s shoe collection. Zaid’s love for Italian shoes is evident in many of his collection, as he uses only premium materials and finest cow leather available to handcraft each pair. You can find a diverse range of leather shoes ranging from loafers and boots to wingtips and sneakers, all affordably priced since Zeve sells the products directly from their factory without the markup from a middleman. Check out his collection on the website below or visit his boutique at Level 2 Podium, Etiqa Twins in Jalan Pinang, Kuala Lumpur.
Timberland is synonymous with rugged outdoor footwear, especially given its illustrious history of a 100-year long establishment since 1918 in the U.S. Some of their famous men’s collections include the signature Chukka Boots and 6-Inch Boots, which are both made from premium waterproof and seam-sealed leather for durability and weather-friendly against rain and other wet conditions. You can choose to shop online or visit one of their 11 outlets throughout Kuala Lumpur and Selangor such as Mid Valley Megamall, Pavilion KL and Sunway Pyramid.
Aldo is a Canadian footwear brand that has been long established since 1972. After making its mark in Montreal back in the late ’80s, the brand has since expanded across different countries such as United States, Saudi Arabia, Singapore and of course, Malaysia. For men’s collection alone, you will find different varieties and styles with the likes of sneakers, slip-ons, dress shoes and even sandals. Aldo’s design is mostly practical, which gives an all-season feel minus the fancy aesthetics to make them versatile enough to pair with your favourite wardrobe.
This is a brand that definitely needs no introduction. With more than 100 years of history in the shoe industry, Bata has been a go-to footwear brand for most middle-income Malaysians. After all, most of their shoes are trendy yet affordable enough. Bata also housed their own recognisable men’s in-house footwear brands including Power, North Star and Weinbrenner. You can shop online or visit one of their many outlets around Kuala Lumpur and Selangor by clicking their store locators here.
5) Tomaz Shoes
Tomaz has come a long way since its humble beginning as a tiny shoe kiosk back in 2009. But founder Thomas Teoh managed to work his way up and eventually expanded his business into franchise outlets spreading across Peninsular Malaysia. Unlike most luxury leather shoe stores in the market, Tomaz offers quality products at an affordable price. This is largely due to Tomaz’s smart business move of cutting out the middleman and eliminates high markups altogether. Here, you will find the likes of loafers, dress shoes and casual sneakers at an average price of RM200 below. You can check out the shoe collection on their website or click here to locate one of their outlets.
6) Clarks Shoes
Believe it or not, Clarks has been around for nearly 200 years when founders Cyrus and James Clark first made a then-groundbreaking slipper out of sheepskin off-cuts. Clarks is also no stranger to utilising different technologies in their crafts to make the best shoes possible. For instance, they use waterproof GORE-TEX® fabric membrane which helps to protect your feet against wet elements like rain and water splashes, as well as Ortholite® footbed for better cushioning and breathability. Check out their website or visit one of their local stores here.
Did you know that Pedro is a sub-brand of Singapore-based Charles & Keith? Those who are familiar with Pedro will recognise the brand’s timeless and classic-looking designs. For men’s shoes alone, Pedro offers a range of different styles designed for both formal and casual. Leather shoes, derby shoes, drawstring sneakers, moccasins — you name it, you will find them aplenty. Click here to check out their entire men’s collections.
Vans is synonymous with skate shoes. In fact, they are particularly popular during the height of 1990s skateboarding craze. Although the skateboarding culture is no longer as popular as it used to be today, Vans is now better known as a sneaker brand for those who want to rock a pair of retro-cool footwear. For instance, there’s the signature Old Skool which sports the now-recognisable white side stripe and low-top lace-up silhouette. Click here to locate one of their store outlets.
9) Dr Martens
Dr Martens is particularly reputable for their signature work-wear boots. Their boots are also known for long-lasting durability and comfort, thanks to the sturdy blend of Goodyear Welt (where both upper and sole are heat-sealed and stitched together) and air-cushioned sole. Find out more about their footwear collection by visiting the website below.
Skechers is a 26-year-old American footwear brand that focuses on two types of shoes: lifestyle and performance divisions. Their lifestyle collection is more casual-driven with the likes of sporty slip-on and lace-up sneakers. The performance line is particularly aimed at specific needs and categories such as running (Skechers GOrun Ride), trailing (Skechers GOtrail Ultra) and walking (Skechers GOwalk). Find out more about their footwear collection on the website below or use their store locator to visit one of Skechers’ outlets near you.
That’s not all! More Top 10s in Malaysia are waiting to be discovered!
The compilation of this list was made from accumulation of Public Votes at TallyPress.com.