Purchasing a pair of shoes is a thought provoking endeavor that many men find a chore, not worthy of the energy expended. The wearer must choose which fashion compliments his personal style of dress and unsatisfactory shoes cannot be altered after a couple of wears. Furthermore, great shoes have long been synonymous with expensive and most men would rather spend their money on something else. However, a good pair of shoes can actually save you money over time. You will certainly have to replace the soles one day, but with the proper upkeep quality footwear can last years or even decades.