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Split Toe Brown Antique Santoni fam's with a Suit? (Pics)

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by Soph, Mar 26, 2006.

  1. Soph

    Soph Senior member

    Mar 10, 2006
    Bologna, Italy
    What are your thoughts of Santoni Split Toe fatte a manos:
    With a Navy Suit?
    Grey Suit?
    *I've also included a pic to see how they sit to more traditional styles that go with Suits.

  2. von Rothbart

    von Rothbart Senior member

    Oct 29, 2004
    I saw the exact same shoe on sale this morning for $250. I had to pass, not my size.
  3. marc237

    marc237 Senior member

    Apr 4, 2004
    To me, yes. But, I would suggest it depends on the suit and accessories. If one is doing a sack suit and button-down collar shirt, no. If one is doing a more tailored look and one is not dressing for court, a client meeting, or a more formal occasion, I think it would be fun. I also think the shoes would work nicely with a textured fabric.
  4. UMass

    UMass Senior member

    Mar 11, 2006
    I think both blue and grey would work. However, not appropriate if you want to blend in. I think they are more suited to "dress to impress", they would look awesome with blue pinstripe suit.
  5. Duveen

    Duveen Senior member

    Apr 25, 2004
    They are showy, but could definitely pass muster. You seem to have a more flamboyant style of dress - I think that you could pull them off.

    Would I do it with a $1 million contract on the line? No.

    Would I wear them to the office on a day like today when I am working at the desk and have no client meetings? Absolutely.
  6. mensimageconsultant

    mensimageconsultant Senior member

    Mar 15, 2006
    Those shoes would do better with navy pinstripe than solid navy, yes.

    With plain navy, a bold tie would help greatly.

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