My opinion on black and brown shoes is that if you are having something made (these were MTO), you should spent the $$ on something that you couldn't buy RTW. And how many black shoes does a man really need? Three? Same with brown. I have plenty of brown shoes. If I am going to purchase any additional shoes, I have decided that they must be more interesting.
Also had a pair of burgundy GG shoes made that are just stunning.
Thanks. Yeah, luckily I get to wear whatever I want to work. However, since I work for myself and only have two employees, I also find that I don't dress up all that often (it's easy not to). However, I've recently gotten into 3x1 bespoke jeans and am currently obsessing. I primarily wear denim with a pair of nice shoes, dress shirt, and (often) odd jacket. It works for me. However, I have never been 100% happy with a pair of jeans. If you find the fit you like, they change it. If you find a type of denim you love, you hate the fit. If you fall absolutely in love with a pair of jeans, you can't ever have them copied.
Well, with 3x1, this all changes. Bespoke in the truest sense. They fit everything I disliked about the fit of my jeans, and then I can have them made in as many different denims as possible. Check out these latest swatches:
The lighter blue and grey denims are cotton/silk blends from an Italian mill. Incredibly soft and light.
The black denim is even more incredible. It has a red weft that produces an incredibly subtle depth to the denim.
Anyway... random musings amongst the only people who would understand my obsessions...