Anybody not particularly like black shoes

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  1. ManofKent

    ManofKent Senior member

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    people who wear navy suits with black shoes aggravate.

    black and blue don't match


    Black shoes are always correct, ask any Englishman [​IMG]
     


  2. Manton

    Manton RINO Dubiously Honored

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    people who wear navy suits with black shoes aggravate.

    black and blue don't match


    Do not get this at all. There is no more classic combination.
     


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    tesuquegolfer Senior member

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    Since I bought my AE 5th Aves, I don' care too much for my old black shoes. I might wear the blacks with dark grey flannels or black trousers but that is about it, which means very few wears these days. [​IMG]
     


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    patrickBOOTH Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    To me light brown captoe oxfords have a serious identity crisis.
     


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    well-kept Senior member

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    That brown leather couch has zero patina. It is about 6 months old. I might put some renovateur on it soon. [​IMG]

    Not the couch. Whatever that low wooden thing is.
     


  6. Quadcammer

    Quadcammer Senior member

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    Stop talking.
    you first

    Black shoes are always correct, ask any Englishman [​IMG]

    Well they are too busy having tea to worry about dressing properly.

    Do not get this at all. There is no more classic combination.

    There are plenty of "classic" things that I don't think look very good.

    powdered wigs are one of them [​IMG]
     


  7. Manton

    Manton RINO Dubiously Honored

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    There are plenty of "classic" things that I don't think look very good.

    powdered wigs are one of them [​IMG]


    Oh. OK.
     


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    There are many brown hues but only one black. Black shoes are more formal and elegant in my opinion, but since they're easy to pair with about anything they can be a sort of "safe" pick in an outfit. Maybe conservative is a better word.
     


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    people who wear navy suits with black shoes aggravate.

    black and blue don't match


    Agreed. Don't like black and blue, each to their own but it's not a combo I'd ever wear, and, nor is a black or charcoal suit with brown, or worse tan, shoes.

    Have to respectfully disagree with MoK, as an Englishman myself can't be getting on board with black being always correct - surely not black shoes with a brown suit?

    Don't understand this need to pick one or the other though, they each have their place, some designs even lend themselves particularly well to one colour over the other.

    A world where everyone wears only brown shoes would be most boring indeed, and for more formal occasions black is essential.

    Not to mention Oxblood, or all the wonderful colours some of those French shoes come in.
     


  10. patrickBOOTH

    patrickBOOTH Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    Not the couch. Whatever that low wooden thing is.

    Ah, industrial trolly from a warehouse.
     


  11. in stitches

    in stitches Kung Joo Moderator

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    This is how I feel about brown shoes:
    [​IMG]


    i hope the op appreciates the effort you put in here

    you must be one boring fellow

    wrong!

    black and blue don't match

    in that case your eye will be very unstylish shortly
     


  12. Quadcammer

    Quadcammer Senior member

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    i hope the op appreciates the effort you put in here



    wrong!



    in that case your eye will be very unstylish shortly


    I'm sure he's had that pic in the bag for a while.

    right! Hes got about 15 pairs of shoes that all look aching similar and have very little character or interesting design traits.

    I don't even know what your last sentence means, but I'm sure I disagree.
     


  13. patrickBOOTH

    patrickBOOTH Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    I'm sure he's had that pic in the bag for a while.

    right! Hes got about 15 pairs of shoes that all look aching similar and have very little character or interesting design traits.

    I don't even know what your last sentence means, but I'm sure I disagree.


    ..
     


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    I don't particularly dislike black shoes, though I don't find them as interesting as my brown shoes. I only have one pair of black, one oxblood, and the rest are various shades of brown.

    As an aside though, what do people think of a midnight blue shoe in place of black? Obviously not with a black funeral suit, but with various shades of navy and grey?
     


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    To me light brown captoe oxfords have a serious identity crisis.

    A minor one ...

    Don't be too harsh...[​IMG]
     


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