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Light(er) blue suit...shoes

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by Blown01NJ, Mar 13, 2013.

  1. Blown01NJ

    Blown01NJ Senior member

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    Do these black cap toes work with this lighter blue suit? Its not Navy, but a little lighter. Would a brown shoe be a better idea?
     
  2. VinnyMac

    VinnyMac Senior member

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    The black shoes look fine. Whether brown shoes will look better depends on your taste, the shade of brown and the rest of your outfit.
     
  3. Matt S

    Matt S Senior member

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    Black shoes are perfectly fine with that suit, and probably what I would wear. Burgundy shoes would look good too. I'm not so sure about brown.
     
  4. Blown01NJ

    Blown01NJ Senior member

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    What color would you call that suit? Light Navy? Charcoal Blue?
     
  5. VinnyMac

    VinnyMac Senior member

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    It looks like a sharkskin blue suit that I have.
     
  6. Blown01NJ

    Blown01NJ Senior member

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    You wear it for social only or business as well?
     
  7. CrAz3D

    CrAz3D Senior member

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    I think the shoe color depends on the formality of the event. Uber business meeting = black. Casual business meeting = brown is okay.
     
  8. Allez Allez

    Allez Allez Senior member

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    I'm almost always wrong about these things, but I think that shade of blue is commonly referred to as air force blue and it really looks better with oxblood/burgundy shoes than black. Its not CBD, but i think you could wear it in most offices depending on where you live and the season. But like I said, I'm nearly always wrong.
     
  9. Blown01NJ

    Blown01NJ Senior member

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    Haha

    I'm always wrong too. What does CBD mean?
     
  10. Allez Allez

    Allez Allez Senior member

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    Conservative Business Dress.

    Its often hard to see colors on a screen, but to me your suit looks to be the same shade as this. I really like it, and apparently we are in good company.

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  11. Betelgeuse

    Betelgeuse Senior member

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    I would use any brown colour, or marroon or camel I think it's the other colour. This is my opinion or taste if you want to see it that way, but I don't use blue with black shoes. It's a personal taste of mine. I know it's accepted, but I see a lot of peope here in Mexico with this combo that I find it boring, so I never use blue with black... not even jean with black shoes.
     
  12. ddsg

    ddsg Well-Known Member

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    I have a suit in that color and I do find that burgundy works best with it.
     
  13. Scottyb06

    Scottyb06 Senior member

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    I think a Bourbon or burgundy would work better but also think the blacks looks good enough not to justify purchasing another pair of shoes if you don't already have them.
     
  14. RogerP

    RogerP Senior member

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    Black is perfectly fine. Dark brown would work. Oxblood would rock.
     

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