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Shoes that can be worn with a suit

nurktwin

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A cap-toe balmoral and wing-tip bal are universally accepted as an appropriate shoe for a suit.

But what about bluchers, monk-straps and saddle shoes? Can these be worn with a traditional man's suit or would they look out of place?
 

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Bluchers and monks look fine with suits. I agree that oxfords look more formal, but for a lot of gents bluchers provide more comfort.
 

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They certainly can, but it's all about context. A blucher or monk strap will appear less formal than a cap-toe.
 

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^^^Yes. For formal events and important meetings I often reach for my balmorals.
 

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