The Generic Man introduces several styles of simple and stylish suede and leather boat shoes for the summer months, as part of their new Fall 2011 Collection. The Hullman shoe is available in navy, suede or white. The low top features white leather laces and matching white athletic outer...

Instead of the usual ballet flat, we have officially been encouraged to slip into a pair of boat shoes (or top-siders, to each her own). And Blake shows us exactly how to pull them off so we don't look like we've borrowed our dad's shoes. With tons of cool brands like Tory Burch and Steve...

While we may not call them true boat shoes, you get the idea. "Textured leather boat shoe boots in black. Raised whipstitched seam at round tapered toe. Contrast stitching in beige. Brown leather lace-up closure and side detail. Silver tone eyelets" Ssense has them. More looks after the...

We just found the first few pairs on Piperlime and Sperry's website: and the result is pretty printed wedges, heeled loafers, and other non-boat shoes styles — which we know you were expecting. There's plenty of those, too, but our favorite is this Southport Ghillie wedge ($195) with the...

shoes. In addition to these wild tri-color styles seen above, there are also three plain upper, neon-soled models that are sure to turn heads. Have a peek in our gallery for a closer look, and check retailers come SS12 to purchase. Photography: Pete Williams/Highsnobiety.com More images...

Gucci, whose Mark Ronson-endorsed sneakers injected excitement into more casual options for the luxury brand, now gets into the chukka/ boat shoe fray with this seriously detailed model. Decked in fine suede and with a interesting weld above a crepe sole, this model is minimally branded. The...

You might even be able to shoe horn in some shearling. Despite their bad associations or stereotypes, boat shoes are still hugely important. They are versatile, practical and stylish, working well in a number of key trends. It would a great shame to ignore them just because too many other...

If you're searching for an authentic boat shoe that remains true to the original design, look no further than this pair by British footwear label Loake. Crafted from timeless navy water-resistant leather – perfect if you actually find yourself aboard a boat, or just caught in a summer...

We are not bored with boat shoes—such a classic look, they will always be a staple—but it has been a while since a boat shoe really moved us. We are feeling a bit of uplift, however, from these novel mocs by Quoddy. The upper is pure tried-and-true boat shoe. No surprises there (though it is...

Every summer the nautical look comes back—whether it is through blue stripes, boat necks, or polo shirts, the nautical look is an enduring one and this summer it's through the boat shoe. But everyone has a pair, you say to yourself. True, but what's good about the boat shoe trend is that...

 

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