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Just for a casual outfit i'd like to know if Dark brown leather footwear would be ok with a black jacket / coat ? Does it matter about matching shoes and jacket / coat in a casual setting ?
 

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I know the rule proscribes wearing black with brown but I do it occasionally and I think, if done properly, can look fantastic.

That said, what colour are the pants? Casual outfit? And why are you trying to match your shoes to your coat/jacket?
 

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Originally Posted by gorgekko
I know the rule proscribes wearing black with brown but I do it occasionally and I think, if done properly, can look fantastic.

That said, what colour are the pants? Casual outfit? And why are you trying to match your shoes to your coat/jacket?


Not sure what color pants yet as i have a few to choose from. I am curious though as to whether i should pay attention to matching my shoes with my jacket / coat. Is this is important ?
 

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I've seen it done very well, I've seen it look horrible.
 

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Love black shoes with a brown suit. The inverse, not so much ...
 

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An engineer at work wears black pants with brown shoes and belt. He doesn't do it well. It's possible to make it work, of course, but it's one of the tricker combos to pull off.
 

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