JCM, a quick aside--I really like the color of suede that you posted. However, I am just not that big of a fan of the toe treatment on the suede. It just looks a little clunky.
I prefer the toe treatments on the pebble grain (I like this one the best), and then I also like the stitching on the tan suede one I posted.
I think the lighter suede is known as "Fox" - and the toe treatment is nicer. I'm not a fan of the gum soles (or whatever they are called) but obviously that ain't relevant to this discussion.
Pulled a few shots off google of non-boot polo suede in non-denim fits - and I'm still not convinced the color is exceedingly versatile: