Father’s Day Gift Guide: The 9 Most Stylish Shoes For Your Dad’s Next Cruise
From sleek looking slip-ons and water-resistant slides to lightweight loafers and best in class boat shoes, this comfortable cruise-wear will have you dad styling on the high-seas in no time.
When it comes to cruising, there’s nothing more essential than a solid pair of go-to ship shoes.
For the dad’s who want to level up their cruise-style without having to sacrifice on comfort, from a new pair of 2022 Summer top-siders and water resistant huaraches to biodegradable slip on’s and pool slides, these last-minute father’s day gifts will get your dad from ship to shore and everywhere in between.
Soludo’s Striped Espadrilles
Why we love them: A solid summer stunner, these sweet Soludo’s are ideal for wearing around the cruise ship all day long.
Espadrilles are a staple when it comes to summer shoe-wear, and these Soludo’s Men’s Original Stripe Dali are a great pick for dad’s who want a little something special to sport on their next cruise. Word to the wise, these shoes run slightly snug, so you might want to consider ordering 1/2 size up or have your dad break them in before they set sail. $85
Sperry Boat Shoes
Why we love it: The quintessential boat shoe, these new Top-Siders are preppy and perfect for going from ship to shore.
When it comes to boat shoes, no one does it quite like Sperry. New to the 2022 collection, the Men’s Gold Cup Authentic Original’s feature memory foam cushioning underfoot making them comfortable enough to wear for excursions during the day, or for casual dinner nights back onboard. $159.95
Sporty Morgen Trainers
Why we love it: Sturdy, sporty and comfortable enough for all-day wear, these sleek leather-meets suede Italian trainers are ideal for those all-day excursions.
Designed to last and keep you comfortable on your feet all day, Beckett Simonon’s Morgen Trainers can be dressed up or down depending on the itinerary. They’re also super durable, and the leather lined insoles of these hand-crafted, made to order shoes will mold to the shape of your foot to create a custom-like footbed that just like your dad, will only get better, and more comfortable with age. $159
Vineyard Vines Pool Slides
Why we love them: Easy on, easy off, these water-resistant slides are ideal for warm-weather trips to the beach, pool or onboard spa.
Everyone loves an easy, breezy pool slide, and this Vineyard Vines’ signature whale slipper is no exception. Perfect for a warm-weather itinerary, dad’s will love the ease of these easy-on water-resistant slides for those quick trips to ship’s pool or spa. $49.50
Allen Edmond’s Slip-On Loafers
Why we love them: A comfortable and sleek slip-on loafer, this sock-optional shoe is perfect for casual nights and specialty restaurants alike.
Versatile to wear day or night, Allen Edmond’s Wilder Venetian’s sleek slip-on loafer is a sock-optional shoe that’s ideal for a more elevated ship to shore style. Offering a more relaxed fit with a soft, slightly roomy interior and thick rubber sole, the clean lines and elegant yet simple design details and stitching are ideal for dad’s who like to make splashy statement when it comes to footwear. $177
Huarache Water Resistant Sandal
Why we love them: Water resistant and super flexible, these are perfect for cruising around the ship or wearing in port.
Made from water-resistant leather and set on a flexible, slip-resistant sole, these Heritage Huarache Sandal’s by Nisolo are a top-seller at Nordstrom’s for good reason. Classy, casual and crafted with materials that are sourced ethically to boot, the fit for these gorgeous sandals run a touch on the large side so the brand recommends ordering a 1/2 size down. $150.
BLUEVIEW’s Biodegradable Slip-Ons
Why we love them: Made from plant-based biodegradable materials, these easy slip-on’s are good for the environment, and for your dad too.
Made with bio-based materials to create a sustainable, yet durable sneaker, California-cased BLUEVIEW Pacific’s simple slip on’s promise next-level comfort with high-quality craftsmanship. As comfortable as they are casual, each pair comes with a removable organic cotton strap that can transition these kicks into a low-key loafer look in no time. $135
Cole Haan’s Canvas Penny Loafer
Why we love them: A vintage, lightweight loafer that will elevate your dad’s ship style.
Made from organic cotton, these lightweight indigo penny loafers by Cole Haan feature a cushioned footbed and a high-traction outsole perfect for travel to and from the airport and on or off the ship. A great transition shoe that’s both classic and timeless, these are made to last and are a great go-to shoe for warm-weather trips all summer long. $75
Allbirds Tree Loungers
Why we love them: Super lightweight and packable, the cushioned mid-sole provides all-day support.
Designed to just slip-on and go, Allbirds Men’s Tree Lounger are an excellent lightweight option for dad’s who want a no-fuss look that they can rock all day long. Made from eucalyptus tree fiber, these breathable beauties are perfect for wearing around the ship or long walks in warm weather climates. $100