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i need to buy brown shoes !

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by bigant2984, Nov 16, 2012.

  1. bigant2984

    bigant2984 Member

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    my engagement party is coming up, i have started my search for a nice pair of brown shoes but there a many different shades, what do you guys think, should i go with a nice dark brown or should i do something that is a lighter shade, i personally like the lighter shades, but will i get more use out of a traditional brown shoe, any input would be great !
     
  2. hugeevilrobot

    hugeevilrobot Well-Known Member

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    Given the wealth of context you've provided us with, I'm going to just go ahead and assume you are likely a wealthy playboy with a penchant for spear fishing in the south pacific and a personal jet. I'd suggest harpooning a stingray and seeing if edward green can do an MTO galway boot with the hides. They will likely oblige for the right price.

    (non-sarcastic reply- maybe a bit of context regarding what else you are wearing, the price range, and the venue/ where else you'd be wearing them would help us guide you in the right direction)
     
  3. bigant2984

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    haha, well ill be wearing them with a navy suit, and to any formal event, if what i am wearing requires brown shoes !
     
  4. Fred G. Unn

    Fred G. Unn Senior member

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    sorry about the poor quality pics !
     
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    teddieriley Senior member

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    Wait, you smell that?
    

    "Formal" event requires black shoes. The shoes you posted are not appropriate. They are bluchers.
     
    Last edited: Nov 20, 2012
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    I like the "bourbon" shade of Allen Edmonds. Take a look at them.
     

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