No necktie unless you'd feel naked without. I like a jacket with plenty of pockets. If you have shoes that are comfortable and not ugly your feet will look better than those of anyone else in the room.
Alden 9901, 6.5E, Black shell ptb. BIN $185. Seller has several pairs of Aldens in this size range -- and has slightly messed up the postings. One can't gauge heel wear from the pictures.
Black Park Avenues and Burgundy Park Avenues. Go with that. If you feel pressure to add a third after a couple of weeks, you'll have had a chance to look around to see what others are wearing and will have developed a sense of whether you like that sort of thing. You'll also have decided whether Shoe Number Three should be brown, black, or (if you ask me) another burgundy. Many great vintage wingtips available on ebay.
Worn only 4 times.
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They're too elegant for me and perhaps a bit narrow for my foot (AE and Alden Hampton 7.5D; Alden Aberdeen 7 E; C&J Last 325 either 6.5 or 7 E).
They'll come without trees and probably in a generic box. (I'll look around a bit more for the original packaging, but I haven't found it yet). Paypal gift. $95