Brown Shoes, Grey Pants. Use a Brown Belt??

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  1. apple3210

    apple3210 Well-Known Member

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    hey guys,

    so i like the look of brown shoes against grey pants. but i'm not seeing the grey pants going with the brown belt. should i just go with it though?

    also, what color is good with a very dark charcoal? i can't imagine the brown going with it but i'm yet to try.

    thanks
     
  2. Selvaggio

    Selvaggio Senior member

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    Wear the brown belt.....however, if the it's very dark charcoal I'd be going black on the shoes, not brown. Maybe a very dark oxblood...
     
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    JayJay Senior member

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    I'd wear a brown belt.
     
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    Beatlegeuse Senior member

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    Brown belt will look perfectly fine with grey pants while wearing brown shoes, I do it all the time.
     
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    csoukoulis Senior member

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    Brown belt will look perfectly fine with grey pants while wearing brown shoes, I do it all the time.

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    You can always do blue shoes and a blue belt. [​IMG]
     
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    Brown shoes, brown belt. I don't really see a good alternative. You could try a gray belt, maybe (have never done this myself, just a spur of the moment thought), but ONLY IF the gray of the belt matches the trousers exactly. That way you'd basically blend out the belt and the focus would lie on the rest of the wardrobe.

    Just out of curiosity: What if not brown did you have in mind?

    Cheers
    Reto
     
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    emmanuel Senior member

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    charcoal goes with everything. dont make things more complicated then they have to be.
     
  9. apple3210

    apple3210 Well-Known Member

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    ^^well i was just gonna go with the brown anyway lol or black (although i have read how much ppl on SF hate the black belt and shoes on the grey)

    ^the charcoal is quite a dark one that if the lighting isn't bright enough, it could pass as black.
     
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    Wear the brown belt.....however, if the it's very dark charcoal I'd be going black on the shoes, not brown. Maybe a very dark oxblood...

    Pretty much this.

    When I wear darker pants, I wear bordeux shoes with a black belt. For lighter pants, black shoes and black belt, or whiskey shoes and whiskey belt.
     
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    ter1413 Senior member

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    Brown belt will look perfectly fine with grey pants while wearing brown shoes, I do it all the time.

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    oshinex Senior member

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    of course you would use a brown belt, the same shade of the shoes if possible.
     
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    Equus Leather Senior member Affiliate Vendor

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    Wear the brown belt.....however, if the it's very dark charcoal I'd be going black on the shoes, not brown. Maybe a very dark oxblood...

    This - brown and brown or oxblood/burgundy for me

    Charlie
     
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    Hans Cater Senior member

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    Brown belt will look perfectly fine with grey pants while wearing brown shoes, I do it all the time.

    +100

    That's is just so right. I do it too all the time. Even now.
     
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    Sanguis Mortuum Senior member

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    so i like the look of brown shoes against grey pants. but i'm not seeing the grey pants going with the brown belt. should i just go with it though?

    If the colour of the shoes goes with the colour of the suit, and the belt is roughly the same colour as the shoes, why would the belt not go with the suit?

    If you're wearing brown shoes, wear either a brown belt or no belt.
     

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