I figured I'd get some new black shoes for my black tie event. I only have two pairs of black shoes, and neither are really appropriate for black tie wear. But I thought I'd get something that would be suitable for both work wear, formal wear, and for night's out (so I want something sort of stylish if that is possible). I was thinking these might be good. A little high in price, but at what price point would this be a good deal? Any idea how these shoes fit? I was also considering maybe a plain toe bal in black shell cordovan. Would that be a better choice? Worse choice? I don't want patent leather, BTW.