Best Shoes for Shorts

City, country or abroad, the transition into shorts isn't always an easy one. But with the correct footwear, there's no reason not to embrace the summer heatwave in more weather-appropriate (and comfortable!) shorts. The heavy brogues or Oxfords which may have been a perfect match for your chinos just won't cut it. Enter boat shoes and driving shoes: your summer saviours. Oliver Brown cotton shorts beigeOliver Brown linen shortsOliver Brown blue stripe cotton shorts   plus-sign plus-sign plus-sign   desk_shoeOliver Brown grey driving shoesOliver Brown navy suede driving shoes   Our first pairing includes classic beige shorts, which are smartly tailored from Yorkshire-sourced cotton. Worn with lace-up navy deck shoes, this is a timeless combination to take you seamlessly through the summer. Next up are our popular linen shorts in a washed red stripe. These are holiday essentials which look great paired with soft grey suede driving shoes. Our driving shoes are expecially soft, lightweight and flexible, and come finished with a studded rubber sole and a leather lining for breathability. Finally are our classic cotton tailored shorts once again, but thise time in a more summery soft blue stripe. To keep the overall look tonal, pair with a darker blue pair of shoes. Our lace detail suede driving shoes in navy are the perfect smart-casual choice. Again they have a studded rubber sole for grip and flexibility, plus they're leather-lined for breathability. Still looking for more hot-weather style solutions? Browse our full collection of gents' shorts and our edited selection of lightweight footwear.