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Issue With Finding Burgundy Belts — Mistaking them for Brown

plei89

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So I'm currently in the market for a burgundy belt that matches a pair of shoes that I purchased recently. My budget is $40.

The issue is however, that I have a hard time finding a burgundy belt and I constantly find myself debating whether a belt is burgundy or brown....

Take this belt for instance:


It says burgundy online, but it looks like brown to me!! :fu: Or am I having vision issues.

The fact that the stores I've been going to don't specify the color of the belt on the tag makes it even worse...
 
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Jackie Treehorn

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I wouldn't sweat the exactitude of a match here.

It's perfectly acceptable to wear a brown belt with burgundy shoes, notwithstanding the extent of the contrast. (For instance, a bright red burgundy with a dark brown belt is probably a mismatch, and vice versa. But an oxblood burgundy with a mid- to dark brown belt is fine).
 
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I wear my burgundy belt with both brown and burgundy shoes. Belts and shoes don't need to match exactly, just be in the ballpark. Don't mix black in with brown, but burgundy is really just a redder shade of brown. Don't sweat it.
 

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I wear my burgundy belt with both brown and burgundy shoes. Belts and shoes don't need to match exactly, just be in the ballpark. Don't mix black in with brown, but burgundy is really just a redder shade of brown. Don't sweat it.
I agree on this one.
 

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