1950s men’s shoes include black and white saddle shoes, two tone wingtip oxfords, penny loafers, creepers, Nubuck Oxfords, and Elvis’s blue suede shoes. For the 1950s men’s boots included engineer boots (greaser boots), cowboy boots, wellington, chukka, chelsea, and classic lace up boots. Casual shoes, sports sneakers (Converse), and dress shoes were all part of every ’50s man’s fashion.
The Rockabilly fashion trend has revived some men’s 1950s shoe styles such as thick sole creepers, motorcycle boots, western boots, pull on suede chukka boots, and casual black and white loafers. Learn about men’s 1950s shoes history before you shop.
These new vintage style men’s 50s shoes and boots are great choices for your 1950s inspired wardrobe.
1950 Men’s Shoes
Men’s 50s Shoe Styles
1950s casual shoes – canvas sneakers, loafers, slip on suede shoes, chukka boots
1950s pull on shoes, 1950s slip on shoes – leather or suede loafers
1950s formal shoes – lace up patent leather oxford shoes
1950s boots – 50s dress boots – lace up cap toe boots, Chelsea boots, pull on wellington boots, western boots
1950s work boots – leather lace up and hook sturdy work boots. Thick soles, brown or black leather body. Simple design.
1950s hiking boots – ankle or tall lace up leather hiking boots
1950s rain boots – duck boots (LL Bean, Sperry), pull on rain boots, rain overshoes
1950s buckle boots are called Engineer boots. They are not the same as motorcycle harness boots. Buckles were across the vamp and at the calf side. Popular books for 1950s greasers
1950s sneakers – Converse, Keds, Plimsole style lace up sneakers in high-top and low top styles.
1950s loafers – men’s penny loafers or dressy shoes or suede slip on loafers for casual shoes
1950s sandals – look like fisherman sandals in all leather.
1950s saddle shoes – men’s black and white oxford shoes were called saddles. They also came in brown and cream colors. Green, blue or other colors were briefly trendy. Some golf shoes brand still make saddles golf shoes.
Elvis shoes – blue suede Elvis shoes were trendy in the late 50s and early 60s. Blue suede oxfords and loafers were popular.