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cognac shoes, what color socks?

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cognac shoes, grey suit
cognac shoes, navy suit
what color socks?
 

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Originally Posted by vesses
cognac shoes, grey suit
Grey socks

Originally Posted by vesses
cognac shoes, navy suit
Navy socks

For those more advanced around here (of which I do not consider myself), sock colors can be used as accent pieces. To those seeking merely to match and look good, socks ought to always match trousers as closely as possible (especially in a conservative business environment).
 

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Originally Posted by lordofpi
Grey socks


Navy socks

For those more advanced around here (of which I do not consider myself), sock colors can be used as accent pieces. To those seeking merely to match and look good, socks ought to always match trousers as closely as possible (especially in a conservative business environment).

+1
 

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Originally Posted by vesses
cognac shoes, grey suit
cognac shoes, navy suit
what color socks?

Black socks. Saves you decision-making time.

A propos of socks, I live in tropical Liberia and I buy wool socks by the dozen for use here. Been doing this for years. It is a myth that wool socks (like reasonable-weight wool trousers) is too warm for tropical wear.
 

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Originally Posted by Liberia Brad
Black socks. Saves you decision-making time.

Do you also wear nothing but plain navy suits and plain white shirts? To...you know...save decision-making time...
 

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Alternatively find socks a shade darker than the shoes
 

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Originally Posted by Liberia Brad
Black socks. Saves you decision-making time.

Oh yuk. Maybe with the grey suit but navy suit, black socks and cognac shoes? Sounds terrible.

Navy socks with the navy suit definitely works. Coloured stripes for the advanced.
 

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What colors are your shirts and ties? I would coordinate with those before I would match the suit color.
 

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Depends what sort of cognac. Kindly post me a bottle so I may be sure of my advice.
 

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The general idea is that the overall tone of the socks match the trousers. Either navy or grey socks can be found with some slight patten or contrast that would work well.
 

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Originally Posted by Charley
The general idea is that the overall tone of the socks match the trousers. Either navy or grey socks can be found with some slight patten or contrast that would work well.

+100 (in this case anything but black)
 

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