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Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by Master-Classter, Sep 28, 2008.

  1. DECEMBER

    DECEMBER Senior member

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    Any idea how to get a "midnight black" (like I've seen on an Edward Green) tone on a pair of black shoes?
     


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    Any idea how to get a "midnight black" (like I've seen on an Edward Green) tone on a pair of black shoes?
    The definitive answer on these type of questions is Fr. Ted. You'll need to go to a shop that sells priests' clothes:
     


  3. Nicola

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    OCBD + tie in US = fine/popular
    OCBD + tie in SF = love
    OCBD + tie in UK = dumb

    You're in CAN, so just pick one... it doesn't matter


    Historically Canadians have followed the UK rules. Some went more continetal. US for various reasons just wasn't on the menu for anybody.

    Canada being Canada you can do what you want. If you're going to dinner with somebody from the family compact then it might be an issue but most people these days are impressed with a clean hockey jersey.
     


  4. Master-Classter

    Master-Classter Senior member

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    ^^^, but my hocket jersey only has a spread collar


    Thanks guys, I'll wear 'em but with caution. Unless I post WAYW pics, then it's full on!
     


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    Does Alden paste wax contain any silicone? Harmful solvent? I know Saphir polish does not. What are some other polish that has no silicone in it?
     


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    Would it be weird to bring pictures to a tailors shop of what I want made or how I want it to fit?
     


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    Would it be weird to bring pictures to a tailors shop of what I want made or how I want it to fit?

    Perfectly fine. My tailor actually likes that since it's easier for him to understand what I want.
     


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    these are allen edmonds i'm considering bidding on. with a little bit of elbow grease will the leather be okay? http://www.auctiva.com/hostedimages/...0,0,0&format=0

    thanks [​IMG]


    They really don't look bad to begin with, but yes they should clean up nicely.
     


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    these are allen edmonds i'm considering bidding on. with a little bit of elbow grease will the leather be okay? http://www.auctiva.com/hostedimages/...0,0,0&format=0 thanks [​IMG]
    Is that a crack between the cap toe and the lace on the left shoe?
     


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    Would a Cognac shoe work with a Dark Blue(not quite navy), or charcoal suit for office purposes?

    How about for a wedding?

    I have the opportunity to get some AE Soho's at a good price, I'm just torn between black, and cognac. Those are the only two I can get at a discounted rate.
     


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    Would a Cognac shoe work with a Dark Blue(not quite navy), or charcoal suit for office purposes?

    How about for a wedding?

    I have the opportunity to get some AE Soho's at a good price, I'm just torn between black, and cognac. Those are the only two I can get at a discounted rate.


    I wouldn't wear the Sohos to a wedding. They are a fine business shoe and are a great price now that they are being discontinued.
    Do you already own a pair of black shoes? If so get them in cognac.
     


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    I wouldn't wear the Sohos to a wedding. They are a fine business shoe and are a great price now that they are being discontinued.
    Do you already own a pair of black shoes? If so get them in cognac.


    +1
     


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    I wouldn't wear the Sohos to a wedding. They are a fine business shoe and are a great price now that they are being discontinued.
    Do you already own a pair of black shoes? If so get them in cognac.


    I own a pair of black loafers already, which is what I generally wear to the office, and what I'll probably wear to the wedding next week. I don't own any black lace ups.

    So, Cognac is fine with dark suits?
     


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    I own a pair of black loafers already, which is what I generally wear to the office, and what I'll probably wear to the wedding next week. I don't own any black lace ups.

    So, Cognac is fine with dark suits?


    Yes.

    Like the Italians say, black shoes with dark pants if for busboys.
     


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