grey suit

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  1. Amir95

    Amir95 Member

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    Hi guys! its my first time posting here and I have an question. So I know that brown shoes go with grey suit but there is something that bothers me.. so I got a medium/light grey suit, white shirt and a black tie.. its the end of my high school so its something like a bal I am going to.. now its time to buy me a pair of shoes and I was trying black and brown ones.. i like the dark brown shoes I tried but people tell me that brown shoes dont go with that combo.. so should i go with the black ones or I can buy myself brown shoes and they are good with black tie and white shirt too.. sorry for my bad english btw. Thank you
     
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    ter1413 Senior member

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    It's probably because of the black tie/brown shoes combo. Wear another tie and you should be ok.
     
  3. Amir95

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    Ok.. i bought me a black tie already so probably I will go for black shoes and thats it .. thanks for the replay
     
  4. Amir95

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    Bump.. is there anyone else who could help?
     
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    Displacement Senior member

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    Ter is a smart guy - take his advice and wear black shoes
     
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    I love a gray suit-- as long as suit is not light gray. how about a white spread collar / solid blue tie, dark brown shoes? I don't think u can go wrong with that!!
     
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    Yea I love it to .. hmm but if the shoes go with a blue tie it should go with black too .. Black is even more versile color so .. thank you for helping :D
     
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    So will it be. I just wanted to change it a bit because brown shoes look great with gray suit but i will go with black. Thank you
     
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    Ties are less expensive than shoes. If you like the brown shoes, buy them and get another tie. Pretty much any colour other than black will work.
     
  10. Amir95

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    Hmm wich tie color with white shirt would you recommand?
     
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    GBR Senior member

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    Burn the black tie - it is not a funeral to which you are going.

    Brown shoes are fine without that constraint.
     
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    I suspect this is a variation of the faux black tie "look". I have seen a lot of this nonsense lately; people going to formal or semi-formal events wearing a grey (or black) suit donning a shiny black silk necktie and thinking it's a stand-in for a dinner jacket.
     
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    Literally any color of tie works with a white shirt.
     
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    Nope, I disagree. Shades of ble and gray are excellent with brown and stylish (especially dark brown or suede shoes) but a black tie does not.

     
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    Good advice .. thank you
     

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