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Black shoes or Brown shoes with jeans?

hobo

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What do you guys prefer? Black shoes with jeans or Brown shoes with jeans. Leather soled shoes, not athletic shoes.
 

Marcus Brody

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What are you wearing with the jeans? I generally prefer brown, but it entirely depends what I'm wearing shirt/jacket-wise.
 

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It depends on whats on top.
 

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Depends how dark the jeans are, but brown is generally better than black.
 

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brown shoes. but it really depends on what else you're wearing
 

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generally brown, especially medium brown suede

though I will accept black if they are double monks
 

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Originally Posted by Smahatma
generally brown, especially medium brown suede

though I will accept black if they are double monks


What about brown double monks like these?
 

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I only wear brown and tan with jeans... but as others have said, it depends on what you wear. I have four brown shoes which I rotate for wear with jeans:

- Dolce & Gabbana Wing tips in chocoloate
- Dolce & Gabbana Suede oxfords in mud
- Prada drivers
- Campers walking shoes

For me, I can't seem to dress in a style where black fits in... maybe my shoes are too formal for wear with jeans, or I need some guidance!
 

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On, tan with dark denim - good call. Have a few good examples for us?
 

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Black is a good solid choice, but brown offers some diversity. However I would like to see more grey, grey is gorgeous IMO. Anything that's a deviation from the typical is good whether it be color (brown) or texture (suede!).
 

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Originally Posted by Marcus Brody
What are you wearing with the jeans? I generally prefer brown, but it entirely depends what I'm wearing shirt/jacket-wise.

Originally Posted by Johnny_5
It depends on whats on top.

Originally Posted by wyee06
brown shoes. but it really depends on what else you're wearing

Originally Posted by Spilotro
Either... it mostly depends on the rest of your outfit.

Originally Posted by aleeboy
I only wear brown and tan with jeans... but as others have said, it depends on what you wear.

Woah there. Everybody says it depends on what else you wear but nobody says what about your clothes it depends on!


What does it depend on? When do black shoes go with jeans?
 

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Originally Posted by hobo
Woah there. Everybody says it depends on what else you wear but nobody says what about your clothes it depends on!


What does it depend on? When do black shoes go with jeans?


Well I at least said shirt/jacket wise. If I'm wearing a principally black or very dark gray, of an outfit where one of the principal components is black and others aren't brown, I'll probably opt for black shoes. Otherwise, I usually go with some shade of brown.
 

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