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Casual shoes that go with jeans and linen jacket.

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by Reevolving, May 4, 2013.

  1. Reevolving

    Reevolving Senior member

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    Shoes that go with jeans, oxford shirt, light colored linen or cotton jacket.
    What shoes do you wear with this type of Spring and Summer outfit?

    Wingtips feel a bit too dressy.
    The wingtips and jeans combo also has a hint of "cowboy" to it.
    Jeans and any dress shoes just don't right, in fact.

    I need a slightly more casual shoe for this slightly casual outfit.
    For now, I have been wearing my beater rubber soled J&M NST's with the jeans/jacket look.
    Anyone have any options? Oxford buck shoes?
     
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  3. Trompe le Monde

    Trompe le Monde Senior member

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    suede bluchers. preferably in bright colors.

    eg

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  4. Reevolving

    Reevolving Senior member

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  5. biged781

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    Something like Trompe suggested or a nice pair of chukka boots. The loafers work as well, but if you don't like that idea then so be it.
     
  6. Sonny58

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    How about saddle shoes? Like this perhaps:

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  10. P-K-L

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    Gucci bit loafers. They have a new "retro" collection out right now. The heel is way too low for a proper copy of the old model, but still it is not bad. Preferably not in black though.
     
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    .......should I have added that the non-lacquer ones are better?
     
  13. GusW

    GusW Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    ^^^I think Gucci took a silly pill when they designed these. I do like them in classic tan calf. But even then, suede bucks are my go-to shoe for linen, denim and OCBD
     
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  14. P-K-L

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    I can see the appeal of the bucks but I guess that they are very American - I have seen them very seldomly in continental Europe.
     
  15. Reevolving

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    Those Gucci shoes are hideous.
    Looks like SF has gone far downhill the last few years.
     
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  16. GusW

    GusW Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    SF??? Why do you say SF? Why note Gucci, they are the ones who made them. I haven't seen anyone on Styleforum wear them.
     
  17. Reevolving

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    Because Gucci was never a SF approved brand. Tacky logos are anathema to the timeless gentleman!
     
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  19. tim_horton

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    Suede bluchers or suede chukkas. I think calf leather is too formal, even in an informal style like a chukka.
     
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    J Crew has some decent suede bucks (Goodyear welted, brick red soles) for $200. They can usually be had for less with a coupon or promotion.
     

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