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Is it OK to wear spectators in the fall/winter season?

AJR Journal

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I live in Milwaukee and I want to wear my spectators in to the Fall and Winter seasons. We have a true 3 month Fall and we get 3 solid months of Winter. I have both Black/White and Brown/White AEs.
Any suggestions on how to pull this off? Are there any guidelines? Any suggestions?
Have at me.
 

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If you were in the UK, you would be very limited , as the "purist" would demand that specs be worn at garden parties in the summer.

In a tropical or even semitropical climate (Miami, Palm Beach, Charleston), you may be ok with the bourbon/bone specs; but the black/white would be over the top in fall/winter.

I think you are okay with bourbon/bone through the early fall, but they may look out of place by the end of September.

Keep in mind that 99 percent of the public has no idea what these rules are, or even what a spectator (co-respondent) shoe is in the first place.
 

w.o.e.is.me.

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Originally Posted by Lighthouse
Keep in mind that 99 percent of the public has no idea what these rules are, or even what a spectator (co-respondent) shoe is in the first place.

I think this is what matters the most.
the general public won't be judging you at all.
i say wear them to your heart's content.
 

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Originally Posted by AJR Journal
I live in Milwaukee and I want to wear my spectators in to the Fall and Winter seasons. We have a true 3 month Fall and we get 3 solid months of Winter. I have both Black/White and Brown/White AEs.
Any suggestions on how to pull this off? Are there any guidelines? Any suggestions?
Have at me.

I don't think I could ever pull those off.
 

JayJay

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Originally Posted by mkarim
I don't think I could ever pull those off.
Neither could I, and certainly not in f/w.
 

mr monty

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Originally Posted by AJR Journal
I live in Milwaukee and I want to wear my spectators in to the Fall and Winter seasons. We have a true 3 month Fall and we get 3 solid months of Winter. I have both Black/White and Brown/White AEs.
Any suggestions on how to pull this off? Are there any guidelines? Any suggestions?
Have at me.


Suggestions = please don't
guidelines for our area (midwest) of the country = spectator (any color combination that includes white) season is from Ky Derby Day to Labor Day
 

coolshoes

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Originally Posted by AJR Journal
I live in Milwaukee and I want to wear my spectators in to the Fall and Winter seasons. We have a true 3 month Fall and we get 3 solid months of Winter. I have both Black/White and Brown/White AEs.
Any suggestions on how to pull this off? Are there any guidelines? Any suggestions?
Have at me.


It is not something you should do. It's inappropriate and in poor taste, strange and weird. Save them spring and summer. Just don't do it!
 

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I'd prefer to keep the rule myself, but if you want advice on how to break it, I'd say just wear them only when there's no snow on the ground.
 

bleachboy

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Originally Posted by mr monty
Suggestions = please don't
guidelines for our area (midwest) of the country = spectator (any color combination that includes white) season is from Ky Derby Day to Labor Day


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