Face it, sandals just ain't for everybody so here's out white flag of compromise for the anti-sandal crew. For men who need an alternative, other than sneakers bound to keep your toes a little too sweaty, boat shoes are your go-to this summer. Every retailer has gotten in to the prepster-chic trend of the season, but we have rounded up the best contenders to prevent you from capsizing in the company of your friends when you fly-by-night. 

So leave your sneakers on the side of the pier and anchor yourself to these 10 deck shoes that fit the bill for summer. City gazing or sailing the deep, blue seas; it’s truly your call. Just know that it’ll be in style.

—Nicole Miles