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August 9, 2017updated May 13, 2020

Men’s Style: Going Sockless

By Lauren Jade Hill

By Benjamin Liong Setiawan

This story originally appeared in the July/August 2017 issue of Elite Traveler.

We’re taking this concept of minimizing layers all the way down to our toes by choosing footwear that can be worn sans socks. From espadrilles to Sabah’s handmade leather shoes, they fit right in with a double-breasted suit as well as they do with shorts and a linen shirt.

Christian Louboutin

Classic espadrilles get an update with denim and calf leather details. Christian Louboutin, $595, available at

Salvatore Ferragamo

Pair a solid color look with this geometric print and any outfit will pop. Salvatore Ferragamo, $540, available at


Pure comfort meets minimalist style. Plus this Barbados blue color just makes us happy. Sabah, $190, available at

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