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Pairing shoe-color with jacket color???

lorcar

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hello Gents.

I know the rule suggesting to pair shoes with belt and I stick to it.

But I always had some trouble when wearing a nice leather jacket (black or brown) and leather shoes. What to do in that case?
Just to provide an example: would you wear a Trickers dark brown boot
http://www.norsestore.com/commodity/10327

with a nice black leather jacket?

I am asking because I am leaning towards buying black Trickers like these

http://tinyurl.com/35jsknb

as (almost) everyday shoe (even though I think the one I saw in a shop here have a different rubber sole), but the winter jacket I use most often is brown calf, not black.

Looking forward to reading your idea
 

retozimmermann

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Originally Posted by lorcar
no ideas?

I cannot say I've tried it but somehow the idea of pairing a leather jacket with suede shoes keeps popping in my head. Having Smooth shoes with a smooth jacket seems a bit much and I have trouble imagining anything that looks good in my head with a black leather jacket. Brown combinations might be easier.

Sometimes I'm really wondering who thinks that black is easy to combine. I keep finding it a rather difficult colour.
 

patrickBOOTH

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Originally Posted by retozimmermann
I cannot say I've tried it but somehow the idea of pairing a leather jacket with suede shoes keeps popping in my head. Having Smooth shoes with a smooth jacket seems a bit much and I have trouble imagining anything that looks good in my head with a black leather jacket. Brown combinations might be easier.

Sometimes I'm really wondering who thinks that black is easy to combine. I keep finding it a rather difficult colour.


In my mind I think it would be ok only if the shades are somewhat similar, like black and dark oak, etc.
 

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Black leather jackets require black shoes. Black shoes require a black rather than brown leather jacket. That's why the one black leather jacket I own has gone unworn in three years.
 

The Louche

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Originally Posted by alliswell
Black leather jackets require black shoes. Black shoes require a black rather than brown leather jacket. That's why the one black leather jacket I own has gone unworn in three years.

+90
 

Gus

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In general black shoes go with black leather jackets and brown shoes go with brown leather jackets.
However, in more trendy fashion circles I have seen more mixing up of distressed black and brown recently. It is harder to pull off properly. I would avoid it.
 

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