Shoes speak volumes about one’s personality and taste. Since one spends long hours in them, it’s important to choose a pair of shoes that not just look good, but are comfortable and offer ample support to the foot.

One must focus on the material of the shoe and the sole, the inner cushioning, the lining, and the finish of the shoe before taking a decision about buying.

To help you make this decision, we have shortlisted some of the best formal shoe brands available in India. Choose according to your requirement.

1. Bata

Bata Classic brown formal shoes

A Swiss shoe-maker, Bata is a family-owned, global footwear and fashion accessory brand.

Its one of the largest shoemaker companies in the world by volume, selling 1 million shoes every day, and has a retail presence of over 5300 retail stores in more than 70 countries and production facilities in 18 countries.

Bata India was incorporated as Bata Shoe Company Pvt. Ltd in 1931  and went on to become Bata India Ltd. in 1973.

They have a factory in Batanagar and was the first Indian shoe manufacturing unit to receive the ISO 9001 certification in 1993.

Check out these Classic brown formal shoes by Bata, we love!

Style: Classic, Broguing detail

Colour: Brown

Ideal for: Long hours, work wear

Material: Synthetic

Price: Rs 4,499

2. Hush puppies

This brand of shoe named after the Basset Hound of dogs lovingly called Hush Puppies are known for their lightweight sole and comfort fit.

Combining high quality with chic looks, Hush Puppies are probably one of the most sought-after men’s shoe brands in India with exclusive stores as well as instore retailing strategies in place.

 The Hush Puppies Men’s James Leather Formal Shoes are one of the best-selling formal shoes by Hush Puppies.

Style: Semi-formal, Business

Colour: Brown

Ideal for: Office wear

Material: Leather

Closure Type: Lace-Up

Price: Rs 3,499

3. Louis Phillippe

 Louis Phillippe Semi-formal shoes

A premiere Indian Brand, Louis Phillippe is known for quality apparel with a focus on style.

One of the largest lifestyle brands in India, they also have a range of men’s formal shoes that reflect the brand’s commitment to quality and comfort.

Planning to attend a formal event where you need a pair of statement-making shoes?

The Louis Philippe Apron-Toe Derby Shoes are perfect for such an occasion.

They are stylish, yet formal and are crafted in genuine leather.

Style: Semi-formal, Party

Colour: Brown

Ideal for: Occasion wear

Material: Leather, with a soft insole

Price: Rs 3,699