If you've sought out any advice in the last 12 months, either from a men's magazine or website, as to what you should be putting on your feet this summer, you've no doubt been bludgeoned by the footwear flavor of the month: the deck shoe. From du jour men's label Band of Outsiders to the recent rad-trad transformation of J.Crew, that staple of New England preppie-dom has suddenly found itself back in style for the first time since the "Eastland knot" held sway over my junior high's hallways. I blame it on two things: the trendy, though wholly welcome, return of classic menswear back into the fashion lexicon and the simple fact that men are bereft of the fashion variety women enjoy.
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