Blue Dress Shoes

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  1. srivats

    srivats Senior member

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    The darker the shoes, the better ... Phat Guido rocks blue shoes in his pics in the WAYWRN.

    Anyone else think a pair in shell cordo would be awesome? Before you dismiss the thought outright, think about it: dark, dark navy with ligher creases ...
     


  2. aeglus

    aeglus Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    I saw some really amazing dark blue oxfords with contrast stitching by C&J. It was one size too big for me so I couldn't buy it, and it made me think that now isn't the time to buy another set of shoes at full retail. Also don't want to spend that much but still wait the two months it takes to order and get them. But I keep getting closer and closer to going back to the store and ordering them.
     


  3. JayJay

    JayJay Senior member

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    Anyone else think a pair in shell cordo would be awesome? Before you dismiss the thought outright, think about it: dark, dark navy with ligher creases ...
    Yes, navy looks terrific in shell IMO.
     


  4. lasbar

    lasbar Senior member

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    They're very common in France ....
    Navy blue JM WESTON loafers were very popular because they matched equally navy blue suits and blue jeans..
    They're very hard to find in the UK ,except Berluti or John Lobb ...
    I do not like black dress shoes with navy blue suits...
     


  5. radicaldog

    radicaldog Senior member

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    It helps if they are derbies and not oxfords.


    Well yes, derbies are less dandified. In fact, some might even argue that derbies aren't dress shoes.

    Actually non-dress blue shoes are fine even for crumpled, lazy dressers like myself. I've got two pairs of blue Clarks desert boots, but I've got those in any colour ever made (except black), and I wear them just because they were my 'one shoe' throughout high school -- desert boots are for cool left-wing kids, y'know (it's an Italian thing). And I'm sure I've also got some blue boat shoes somewhere.
     


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    ^ "Please don't kick me in the balls for wearing this ridiculous outfit."
     


  8. aeglus

    aeglus Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    [​IMG]

    I know I'm the wrong person to say it but there's a thing called contrast.
     


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    taxgenius Senior member

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    TexasLidig8r Senior member

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    I just picked up, last month, from a seller on this site, a beautiful pair of John Lobb Woodcotes in navy.. they look incredible with my navy suits.
     


  11. Prince of Paisley

    Prince of Paisley Senior member

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    Navy is the most underrated and underutilised colour in shoes IMO. With the right outfit they are very classy.
     


  12. Christofuh

    Christofuh Senior member

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    They look vaguely disturbing [​IMG]


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  13. JayJay

    JayJay Senior member

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    I love this one from Rider Boot.
    It's a really nice boot. Looks even better IRL.
     


  14. lasbar

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    Navy had a bad time because of older navy shoes being quite dull and lifeless..
    With new patinas widely available and a greater freedom in our shoe colours , navy is a great alternative to black when wearing a navy suit...
    It is by far the best combo with the latter..
     


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    I heart blue shoes - my Lobb Becketts [​IMG]
     


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