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I haven't worn a black shoe in 6 months.

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by Mr. Moo, Jun 16, 2009.

  1. Mr. Moo

    Mr. Moo Well-Known Member

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    I don't know if this is a good or bad thing. All the black shoes I had before SF are terrible, and I haven't had any itch to buy black shoes since joining SF. I've worn burgundy longwings with black pants when other pants were being laundered, but that's as close as I came to black shoes.

    Thoughts?
     
  2. Mannix

    Mannix Well-Known Member

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    I'm over black shoes, they're unnecessary in my opinion. I only own one pair of black shoes, and the last time I wore them was over a year ago.
     
  3. acidboy

    acidboy Well-Known Member

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    I've given away all but one pair of black shoes and I haven't worn them for more than a year. Thank you, SF!
     
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  5. Shikar

    Shikar Well-Known Member

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    I still wear black shoes.

    Regards.
     
  6. Mr. Moo

    Mr. Moo Well-Known Member

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  7. CaesarSTL

    CaesarSTL Well-Known Member

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    O god....This isn't going to go to the level of the black suit debate is it?

    ZZZZ......

    This forum sure is scared of the "color" black....but anyways, I certainly have quite a bit more brown, burgundy, and all colors inbetween and I agree they by themselves do look so much nicer, but there is nothing wrong with a black shoe. A black shoe has its place and can be done well, easily, and in a fair amount of cases it's just a matter of personal taste.

    Just my thoughts since you asked.
     
  8. CaesarSTL

    CaesarSTL Well-Known Member

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  9. emmanuel

    emmanuel Well-Known Member

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    I still find use for black shoes. I think a pair should always be kept in the arsenal.
     
  10. fcuknu

    fcuknu Well-Known Member

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    yeah, I barley wear them too...
     
  11. furo

    furo Well-Known Member

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    From what I've read on this forum, black shoes are relegated to job interviews, funerals, and black tie events....

    That being said, I also haven't worn any to work... but then again I don't wear pants that would look good with them (being that I only wear tans, khakis, browns, olives, etc to work)
     
  12. HORNS

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    Do you guys think this is a "group-think" phenomenon, or is this a common style sentiment in men's fashion? Cuz, you know, I like my black shoes.[​IMG]
     
  13. Mannix

    Mannix Well-Known Member

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    Nice! [​IMG] I forgot about these beauties!


    How could you?
     
  14. Shikar

    Shikar Well-Known Member

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    A couple of unpopular blacks...Grant 888 vs. Vale 8000
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    Regards.
     
  15. yfyf

    yfyf Well-Known Member

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    Black shoes are excellent just not always versatile. Every man needs a pair.
     
  16. teddieriley

    teddieriley Well-Known Member

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    A couple of unpopular blacks...Grant 888 vs. Vale 8000
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    [​IMG]


    Are you kidding me? Those are money.

    SF opens a new world of non-black shoes to noobs, but it doesn't advocate getting rid of them completely. Stay healthy, people.
     
  17. Shikar

    Shikar Well-Known Member

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    Black...and Monks....lets keep the double ugly going...
    Lobb William, Alden Black Shell, A. Testoni
    [​IMG]

    Regards.
    PS. Excuse the bathroom lighting camera phone pics...guess none of these 5 pairs of double uglies deserve wearing. Maybe I should post black laceups next...!
     
  18. Chips

    Chips Well-Known Member

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    I have 16 pair in my rotation, and 4 are black. I don't have a problem with that. My sleek Church's monkstraps are probably my favorite black pair. The others don't hit the rotation much.
     
  19. aeglus

    aeglus Well-Known Member

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    Black shoes are excellent just not always versatile. Every man needs a pair.

    Pretty much this.
     
  20. pkincy

    pkincy Well-Known Member

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    Black shoes are boring. Yes I have 3-4 pair to 10-15 times that in other shades. And more importantly the black shoes simply never get worn.

    Perry
     

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