reading the last couple of posts regarding shoe quantity
Edit: tommorow is going to be a stinker. 32 degrees. Better whip our your cotton and linen gear.
32 degrees in Brisbane.
Don't forget the material - having pairs in calf, suede and/or shell cordovan can take you up to 48 pairs ...
If you have high insteps, you'd be more comfortable with derbies than oxfords.
To throw in my spanner, I prefer not owning many sartorial items beyond the basics.
As well as being excessive for your average middle class white boy, there's something endearing about running a handful of items and making them your own - eg Clinton's Ironmaster or Blair's lucky Churches.
If I were you Ari, I'd get two pairs of shoes, a black cap oxford and a brown brogue of your choice and spend the rest on porn.
Wear them, love them, make them your own (the shoes not the porn).
You're covered for nearly every occasion with that collection. It's very versatile.
So you are happy with the quality, construction etc it was just the colour that gave you pause?