It's pretty safe to assume that anyone reading this has a solid rotation of sneakers that holds it down day after day, from school and the office through the weekend. But have you ever stepped back to make sure you have a pair or two of hardbottoms for those special occasions that require stepping it up a bit?

We know that most guys won't rock these daily, but the investment in a pair of hardbottom dress shoes is well worth it. No matter how hard you try, Converse and Air Force 1s don't really cut it when you need to suit up. In the interest of holiday gatherings, whether they require formal footwear, or you just want to step it up, we've gathered a selection of hardbottom shoes that will still leave you with enough dough to dominate on Black Friday. These are The Best Hardbottom Shoes Under $200 for the Upcoming Holiday Season.