Originally Posted by Star
I have the Lowndes in black and consider them my flagship shoe.
Curious, why did you go with black for the first pair? I immediately decided on brown as my fledgling dressy-shoe collection currently consists of 2 black, 1 brown, and 1 burgundy. I know that black-to-brown ratio is sacrilege in these parts, so I'm doing what I can to make things right. That said, black double monks looks a bit... dare I say, bad-ass?