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am i blind?

robbietor

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Originally Posted by khalidr
It says that the color is "black suede," but they look dark brown to me....what do you think?

http://www.neimanmarcus.com/store/ca...5&ci_sku=N0750



First impression, was black...

but on the zoom and a closer look it's just baffling, it's a tough call... they do seem to have a hint of brown but maybe it's the picture quality and the suede not being too photogenic.

Nice shoe anyhow.
 

NoVaguy

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could be that the dark grey stitching is throwing everything off, could also be one of those computer coloring errors.
 

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man...I'd get them right now if I could see their color in person. there's a Ferragamo store 45 min north of where I live...I think I may go and check out it there. what do u guys think of it style wise?
 

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They are black. Suede never shows up as dark as leather or what have you. Plus the color option that Neimans offers is Nero, which is Ferragamo lingo for black.
 

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Originally Posted by rjmaiorano
They are black. Suede never shows up as dark as leather or what have you. Plus the color option that Neimans offers is Nero, which is Ferragamo lingo for black.
Wow...talk about an expert ahah! It's amazing how simple these shoes are, but how scarce seem to be. This is one of the only elongated penny loafers I have been able to find.
 

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It's dark brown, I'm looking at it on a color corrected 23" Apple Cinema display, it's a VERY dark chocolate brown
 

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I copied the picture into Photoshop and did a color sample, here is a block of the color...
 

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I've heard accurately capturing the color of suede in pictures can be difficult, maybe that has something to do with it.
 

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They look very brown to me as well. I guess its hard to tell the color of suede in pictures.
 

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On my calibrated monitor, they look dark brown-- but the original image may indeed be off...
 

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Originally Posted by rjmaiorano
They are black. Suede never shows up as dark as leather or what have you. Plus the color option that Neimans offers is Nero, which is Ferragamo lingo for black.

Actually, Nero is Italian for black. It's no lingo.

Like others, I really can't tell. It *looks* dark brown, but I can equally well imagine it being black.

Why not check with the store? Or check their return policy for such things?
 

khalidr

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Originally Posted by CatsEyes
Actually, Nero is Italian for black. It's no lingo.

Like others, I really can't tell. It *looks* dark brown, but I can equally well imagine it being black.

Why not check with the store? Or check their return policy for such things?


ya, it seems like that's what I'll have to do. I was going to go yesterday, but it was pouring and they close in a couple of hours today...so I'll go next weekend and update and what color they actually are ahah. I'm keeping my fingers crossed for black!
 

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