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3 piece Irish linen blue suit?

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What footwear, shirt and neckwear work well with a 3 piece Irish linen blue suit?
 

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What color blue? Is it Navy? Dark Navy? Royal? Slate? Like if I was looking at HFW Irish Linen, they do Navy, Dark navy, and slate. Navy and D Navy are pretty similar, but slate is quite different.

In general when I wear linen if I'm wearing a tie (which I like to), I like to go for ties that give good texture and look casual - shantung, grenadine, knits. Self tipping, that kind of thing. No super shiny smooth ties.

As far as shoes - really depends how you want to do it I think. Loafers sans socks would be a pretty standard choice I think. A woven raffia slipper could look cool, or a bit loafer.

I think linen can be dressed down or up as you see fit really. I assume your Irish linen is in the weighter range around 320-380 grams?
 

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Thank you
While the fabric is slightly darker than the slate in the link you've so kindly provided. It has some medium printed windowpanes in grey and navy
I'd go for white cotton shirts and black loafers.
As for necktie will have a polka dot red bowtie

regards,
Valentin
 

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What color blue? Is it Navy? Dark Navy? Royal? Slate? Like if I was looking at HFW Irish Linen, they do Navy, Dark navy, and slate. Navy and D Navy are pretty similar, but slate is quite different.

In general when I wear linen if I'm wearing a tie (which I like to), I like to go for ties that give good texture and look casual - shantung, grenadine, knits. Self tipping, that kind of thing. No super shiny smooth ties.

As far as shoes - really depends how you want to do it I think. Loafers sans socks would be a pretty standard choice I think. A woven raffia slipper could look cool, or a bit loafer.

I think linen can be dressed down or up as you see fit really. I assume your Irish linen is in the weighter range around 320-380 grams?
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What a lovely suit.
I would wear pretty much any dress shoe with it. Maybe I'd avoid black ones. But I imagine brown, dark brown/tobacco, oxblood and other playful colors as well.
 

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thank you Jimmie
 

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