As summer comes to to a close, our men’s team is starting to scope out new footwear to wear throughout the fall. From sleek bluchers to forward-thinking sneakers, these are the top styles they’ve set their own sights on for the season, and they don’t mind recommending them for you too. Read on to see their personal picks and then head over to to do some shopping of your own.

Simon Doonan, Barneys New York Creative Ambassador

ADIDAS Men’s Deconstructed Superstar 80s Sneakers

“I am a total Stan Smith and Superstar-aholic. Living—and walking—in The Village, I need the intoxicating comfort of these sneakers.”

Tom Kalenderian, EVP/GMM Men’s & Chelsea Passage


BARBANERA Jodhpur Boots (pictured at top)

Barbanera shoes are hand-crafted in the middle of the beautiful Tuscan countryside, a place renowned worldwide for its historical shoe-making tradition. Each pair of shoes is cut by hand to obtain the highest quality possible and to create extremely durable and comfortable shoes. These boots are a favorite of mine this season.”

Chris Pepe, Senior Buyer, Men’s Footwear

TOD’S Lug-Sole Bluchers

“Thicker wedges or platform ‘creeper’ soles in men’s footwear are a big trend this Fall, and I love the approach Tod’s took. They used a microfiber wedge sole, which is a fairly common, but gave it a twist by adding an inset lug outsole, giving a platform look that isn’t too thick. The plain-toe lace-up derby upper is simple, yet elegant, and the spazzolato leather makes it an easy wear”

Josh Lieberman, Senior Vice President, Digital Marketing

SHOTO Wrinkled Double-Zip Boots

“Both incredibly comfortable and durable, these Shoto boots will make a scenic walk in the park this fall a breeze.”

Young-Su Kim, Senior Buyer, Men’s Designer Collections

LANVIN Patch-Appliquéd Bluchers

“The suede appliquéd details and thick crepe sole give the relatively classic shape of this shoe a more novel twist. The exaggerated round-toe reminds me of a rugged combat boot, which I tend to typically favor. Pair these with skinny, cropped dress pants for the office.”


Andrew Orner, Associate Buyer, Men’s Shoes

FILLING PIECES “Low Top” Sneakers

“Our exclusive Filling Pieces low top (on right) is my go-to sneaker for fall. The style features a premium grain leather upper and a proprietary sole, which references founder Guillaume Philibert’s architectural roots. Add Filling Pieces into your sneaker rotation by pairing with a Acne skinny jean and a John Elliott hoodie for the essential, minimal look.”

Johnny Li, Buyer, Men’s Luxury Sportswear

HARRIS Bicycle-Toe Leather Balmorals

“For the fall, I tend to stick with dark, tonal tailored looks that match the season, but I’ll add color through my accessories. While these Harris Balmorals have a sleek classic shape, the deep ocean blue burnishing in the leather sets it apart from other lace-ups on the market. Complement the pair by accessorizing with an equally rich, blue pocket square.”

Julien Decanali, Buyer, Men’s Designer Collections

MAISON MARGIELA “Replica” Low-Top Sneakers

“The Margiela ‘Replica’ is already a favorite sneaker silhouette among many, myself included. I’ve always been partial to vaccheta leather, so these are my ideal sneaker. They’re simple, easy, and the leather naturally ages with wear, which makes them so individual.”

Michael King, Director of Special Projects


ERMENEGILDO ZEGNA Rib-Knit-Detailed Hiking Boots (pictured at top)

“A great pair of hiking boots are a fall staple as they are warm, comfortable, and durable for an active season outdoors. I’d wear these while exploring the city or pack them for weekends upstate.”

Brian Moore, Assistant Buyer, Men’s Shoes

BUSCEMI 110MM Leather Sneakers

“These high-tops are the definition of downtown swag. Go for the athleisure look by pairing them with tailored lounge pants, or wear them to dress down a suit and tie. However you choose to rock these kicks, your street-style game will always be on point.”


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