Every man and woman needs a good dress shoe for that all-important first impression or for a formal night out on the town. The same trends for 2015 in formal footwear are carrying over for Spring 2016. That means for men, it’s all about simplicity with hints of style for those oxfords, loafers, and brogues. For women, silver seems to be all the rage as well as formal-style sneakers and western-style footwear. If you’re looking for a pair of sleek kicks, Sacramento definitely has you covered with these fine footwear establishments.
Arden Plaza Shoes
4369 Arden Way
Sacramento, CA 95864
(916) 489-0454

Arden Plaza Shoes is notably known for its exquisite and professional shoe repair, but they do have a great selection of men’s dress shoes to choose from if you’re in a pinch. Arden Plaza Shoes carries more of the uncommon, but classy shoe brands like Theresiam, Stonefly, Kumfs and PG Lites. They do have a smaller selection of women’s dress shoes if you’re so obliged to check out their selection. In addition, they have all the accoutrements available to make sure that your dress shoes stay in tip-top shape once you’ve worn them in.

The Pink House
1462 33rd St.
Sacramento, CA 95816
(916) 737-7465

You’d be hard pressed to drive by The Pink House and not want to stop in for a quick look-around. The Pink House literally was once a house now converted to a shoe store catering to women’s shoes, accessories, and clothing. Word on the street is that the owner and buyer has great taste in women’s dress fashion and an awesome collection to choose from. There’s a shoe selection for every woman of every age, so you’ll more than likely find what you’re looking for.

Dennis Shea Shoes & Accessories
286 Lincoln Center
Stockton, CA 95207
(209) 957-7064

Less than a half-hour drive from Sacramento, going to Dennis Shea Shoes & Accessories may be the best decision you’ll make when you need a new pair of dress kicks. The inventory is always top-notch with many hard to find brands for both men and women and their customer service speaks for itself. All shoes on display are put out with forethought and shopping is relaxing and low-key thanks to well-placed shoe racks and interior accents. Open seven days a week, Dennis Shea Shoes will be there for you when you need something stylish for your feet.

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2523 J St., Suite 101
Sacramento, CA 95816
(916) 443-2881

Going on 12 years of business in the heart of Sacramento, Cuffs is a gem of a store for stylish men and women who want that extra touch of new and vintage that those big box stores don’t have. All of their offerings are handpicked so you’re assured that the shoes you choose are both unique and full of value. For women, there’s a nice but small selection of dress flats and for men there are a couple of boot and dress shoe choices to choose from at great prices. Even if you’re not seriously shopping, the ambiencce and edginess of the store will make for a fun outing.

Article Consignment Boutique
706 56th St., Suite 100
Sacramento, CA 95819
(916) 316-5772

If you’re looking for name brand shoes like Micheal Kors, Burberry, Chanel and Tiffanys but don’t want to pay those full retail prices, Article Consignment is the place for you. Offering some of the most sought after shoe brands in a no-frills environment, you’re sure to find what you’re looking for no matter the budget. Article Consignment also carries a large assortment of bags, so pairing those shoes with a smart handbag should be no challenge. For men, the selection isn’t all that big but you won’t be disappointed with their options.

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Paulo Acoba is a California native raised in the Bay Area and living in the Central Valley. He enjoys distance running, cycling and grassroots motorsports. He holds a degree in management from the University of California Merced. Paulo has been writing for Examiner.com since 2012 and covering the Fresno area.