Boat shoes belong in a frat house - here's what you should wear instead
After graduating college, the only place they should be worn is on the deck of ship. They unintentionally give off a youthful vibe that is best avoided most of the time.
The problem comes when boat shoes become the "default" summer shoe, the one you wear all the time, almost every day.
When that's the case, you might never venture far from their perennial comfort - but you should.
There are plenty of other types of shoes that carry a similar profile to boat shoes, but eschew the frat-boy influence. You can wear them all spring and summer just like you would boat shoes, but you'll avoid the baggage that goes along with them
Here are some of our favorites: