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Black velvet shoes with blue tux

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by deedot, Dec 10, 2015.

  1. deedot

    deedot Member

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    I am going to a black tie event and although I do have black patent leather shoes, I was thinking of wearing black velvet shoes. Would that look good with a tux? I currently have Magnanni Dante (patent leather) and Magnanni Nunez (black velvet).

    My tux is a midnight blue Black Lapel Tux with slim peak lapels. I'm 6'3" and thin (if that helps)

    Thoughts?
     


  2. MisterFu

    MisterFu Senior Member

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    Depends on what you mean by velvet shoes. If the following is what you have in mind, then fine:

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    But forget it if they are anything like this:

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  3. JohnBr

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    I would recommend going for patent leather, however, Ralph Lauren would probably disagree with me.[​IMG]
     


  4. Shawl Lapel

    Shawl Lapel Senior Member

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    Patent. Both the Nunez and Dante are derbies which isn't technically BT formal, but patent is better than velvet in this case.
     


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