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Off-white Linen Suit with Black Shoes?

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by r.deepsea, Apr 12, 2010.

  1. r.deepsea

    r.deepsea New Member

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    Opinions? Thanks everyone...

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  2. jason.wu.05.09

    jason.wu.05.09 Senior member

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    It looks a little off to me personally, but I think you can make it work.
     
  3. SkinnyGoomba

    SkinnyGoomba Senior member

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    Dont like the shade of shoes with this suit. I would also suggest a different shirt/tie combo, maybe a light blue shirt and a navy tie.
     
  4. suiturself

    suiturself Well-Known Member

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    I'd think a brown belt/shoes would go better. There is a little too much contrast between the off-white and black or something. I don't think it looks horrible, I just think it could look better. Depends what you have at your disposal.
     
  5. KObalto

    KObalto Senior member

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    No. Try light brown, dirty bucks, etc. Black does not work with this summery look.
     
  6. Crane's

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    Brown and change the shirt to add some color.
     
  7. BBC

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    Light suits (seersucker in particular) with black shoes and belt is a classic Southern look. Don't mind your combo myself.
     
  8. brittain

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    I wouldn't do it, I prefer brown. And like others have said, I recommend a little more color in your shirt- dont mix white and off-white.
     
  9. SpooPoker

    SpooPoker Internet Bigtimer and Most Popular Man on Campus Dubiously Honored Affiliate Vendor

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    Would prefer shoes similar to the color of the ones in suiturself's avatar.

    I do like your bathtub though. Racing jacket? Not so much.
     
  10. acidboy

    acidboy Senior member

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    nay on the shoes, nay on the tie, nay on the shirt
     
  11. SuitMyself

    SuitMyself Senior member

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    Light suits (seersucker in particular) with black shoes and belt is a classic Southern look. Don't mind your combo myself.

    Only if you're Ben Matlock!

    Personally, I don't like black shoes with such a light colour suit. The shoes should be tan, brown, or white.
     
  12. Kentishman

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    I'd think a brown belt/shoes would go better.

    No. Try light brown, dirty bucks, etc.

    Brown and change the shirt to add some color.

    I wouldn't do it, I prefer brown.

    The shoes should be tan, brown, or white.

    Defo brown.
     
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    what about spectator shoes if you have them?
     
  15. ter1413

    ter1413 Senior member

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    nay on the shoes, nay on the tie, nay on the shirt

    +1...
     
  16. JayJay

    JayJay Senior member

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    nay on the shoes, nay on the tie, nay on the shirt
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  17. jhcam8

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    Nice suit - I like the 1B & slim fit.
     
  18. nk416

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    Nice suit - I like the 1B & slim fit.

    Thanks - suit and shirt are Armani. Shoes are Prada. Tie and belt are Boss. If someone can name the watch I am wearing ... 10 points [​IMG]
     
  19. Kentishman

    Kentishman Senior member

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    Only if you're Ben Matlock!

    Personally, I don't like black shoes with such a light colour suit. The shoes should be tan, brown, or white.


    I was thinking something more "classic" than Ben Matlock [​IMG]

    More like Gregory Peck as Atticus Finch
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