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How versatile and timeless would black jumper boots be?

EddieK

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I'm thinking of getting these.

Are they as versatile and timeless as like black/brown chelseas?
Can I dress it up and down? With jeans or chinos and a sweater or chinos and dress shirt and tie. Or sportcoat and jeans. Or even a suit? Will they be in style years from now?

Thanks
 

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I wouldn't wear these with a suit personally. I also would like them better in brown. They seem confused in black - trying to be dressier than they really can be.
 

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black captoes.. put a mirror shine on them and you can wear them with just about anything.. yes, i would sneak them in with a suit if it wasnt one of those short skinny ones. they certainly pair with anything from jeans and a tee to nice pants, a button down, and a sportcoat.
i wear boots like that every day to work in the winter.. business casual wall street job...nice pants,dress shirt, sometimes a blazer.
they will always be in style.
putting my money where my mouth is... wearing alden perforated cap toe jumper boots today
 

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Jump boots are perfectly fine and will be stylish for years. As @johnnymiz states, you need to really put a mirror shine on standard leather for the boots to look good IMO. Especially black cap toe. However, I really agree with @ValidusLA - black cap toe is pretty formal and jump boots are informal, so it's an odd pairing. Burgundy or browns are more versatile but if you like those boots just polish them up well so they're not dull. A dull black cap toe in regular leather just doesn't look good IMO
 

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As an example of what I think would make sense for this shoe to be.... black but rough suede like the C+J Coniston Black Edition.

 

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If this was a balmoral boot, black would be more appropriate. For jumpers I think they shine in dark brown/brown/burgundy colors
 

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