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Shoes with NO socks ?

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by hermesman69, Apr 24, 2013.

  1. JayJay

    JayJay Senior member

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    Pretty much agree with this, and it's the reason I wear my loafers only with casual suits (i.e., poplin and linen).
     
  2. Pembers

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    This is a bizarre statement. If I saw somebody wearing chinos and sockless, I would instantly assume they were American. .

    Boat shoes are the only shoes I ever wear without socks. Anything else I find uncomfortable and incongruous. Those AAAC trad guys who wear Alden PTBs and no socks are masochists.
     
  3. Shane 101

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    Is it fashionable not to wear socks with dress shoes?
    If so what are the do's and don't please!
     
  4. Stiva

    Stiva Senior member

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    Don't - unless you are a billionaire italian industrialist with shapely tanned ankles and a heroin habit which people have come to accept as individualist chic.
     
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  5. Stiva

    Stiva Senior member

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    Maybe not even then.
     
  6. Sir Royston

    Sir Royston Well-Known Member

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    The only time I would wear shoes without socks is if i was on the beach.. in shorts.. You will not find me at any time with long trousers without socks
     
  7. Stiva

    Stiva Senior member

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    Even worse - Shane is asking about "dress shoes". I've got a horrible mental image of black cap toe oxfords.
     
  8. archetypal_yuppie

    archetypal_yuppie Senior member

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    Of course you can go "no socks" with loafers in the summer, in any casual setting. At the office is a different story.

    Even with a sportcoat, perferctly fine. If you don't have the body for it, or have a stodgy personality, then don't.



    I don't even understand the "funk up your shoes" line... What do you guys have growing on your feet?
     
  9. archibaldleach

    archibaldleach Senior member

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    +1. Not sure I'd attempt this look when wearing a tie, but odd jacket and no tie, sure.
     
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  10. calcoast

    calcoast Well-Known Member

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    I never wear socks with my loafers. If I do wear socks with my boat shoes they're never the white cotton kind.

    Wearing no socks with a blazer/sp just doesnt look right to me.
     
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    Was thinking more along the lines of brown double monks..but by the reaction here I'll take that as a big no!
     
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