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any thoughts on best color cup soles for the shell PA sneaker? i am going navy, just assuming white at the moment.
For Navy White is the best option. For most other colors I would tend to choose some other color.
 

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any thoughts on best color cup soles for the shell PA sneaker? i am going navy, just assuming white at the moment.
white. Black could be ok. Blue could work or be terrible.
For Navy White is the best option. For most other colors I would tend to choose some other color.
I’m thinking of doing red with marbled dark cognac. What do you think?
 

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white. Black could be ok. Blue could work or be terrible.

I’m thinking of doing red with marbled dark cognac. What do you think?
You are talking to a guy who dyed a lot of my sole edges on brown shoes red. I like it.
 

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In the mood for jeans.
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Please kind sir, enlighten us with your superior knowledge the one true path of shoe purchasing.
I cannot wait to see how the people buying these shell sneakers pair them and how they look. I am expecting much laughter but I will hold out judging anyone until then.
 

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I cannot wait to see how the people buying these shell sneakers pair them and how they look. I am expecting much laughter but I will hold out judging anyone until then.
I was watching local news a few days ago and the man and woman were in a full length body shot (proper social distance as well) and he was young wearing a dark suit with brown sneakers and a bright white rubber sole and edges. I know that it is "in style" at the moment but, old fart that I am, I think it looks dumb.
 

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I cannot wait to see how the people buying these shell sneakers pair them and how they look. I am expecting much laughter but I will hold out judging anyone until then.
They ought to pair with and as well as any other sneaker, no? Denim, casual chinos. I don’t know why you’d give 5 bills for sneaks, but I’m cheap like that.
 

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I cannot wait to see how the people buying these shell sneakers pair them and how they look. I am expecting much laughter but I will hold out judging anyone until then.
probably the same way somebody would laugh at you for not wearing a three-piece suit every time you leave the house? Lol

One-month appointment today. I chose Chelseas

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I cannot wait to see how the people buying these shell sneakers pair them and how they look. I am expecting much laughter but I will hold out judging anyone until then.
I think suede or CXL is a better match to the sneakers, personally, but I think as long as they don't push them to a super high shine they won't stand out as much as some think. Basically in a casual setting these could be a high patina shoe, just like a pull up leather.
Buffing to a super high shine might result in a look similar to the shinny vinyl Airwalks a friend had in the late 90s...and we ragged him about them.

I will reserve judgement until I see them on foot.
 

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