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Fashion Debate: Point Toe vs. Square Toe

Broadly speaking, all the leather shoes you find are going to come in one of two styles. Point toe shoes gently curve into a rounded point, while square toe shoes stop more abruptly to form a flat edge.

Which one should you get? GQ will tell you that point toe is the only thing you should buy, but I think that’s too hasty. For me, it comes down to shoe size.

If you’ve got a small foot (<9 US), a square toe brings attention to your shoes and adds more contrast to your pants. If you’ve got a normal sized foot, stick with point toes so that you don’t look like a yeti.