suede wingtips

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  1. rick

    rick Senior member

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    hi everyone i am thinking about suede wingtips but am not sure how to wear them. very casual flant font pants and jeans, or can you dress them up with dress pants or a suit. thanks for the help.
     


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    bigbris1 Senior member

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    I wear mine with everything from jeans to cords to flannel trousers. Never with a suit.
     


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    gnatty8 Senior member

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    I think that would depend on the suit and the color of the shoes.. I have these:

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    I think I was wearing an olive colored sport coat up top. I think they would also work fine with seersucker or cotton suits, but I am not sure how I would wear them with a wool suit. Maybe if the suit were less formal looking, like a brown or even olive colored wool..
     


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    meauounji Senior member

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    I think it also depends on the style/look you're trying to pull off. If you're wearing suede shoes with a suit to a business function, forget it. But if you're going for more of a fashion/club look then I see nothing wrong with pairing it with a suit. Jeans/Slacks/Sportcoat are free game, I think.
     


  5. rick

    rick Senior member

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    thanks guys great info
     


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    NaturalShoulder Senior member

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    I like pairing them with my charcoal trousers. I have worn them with certain suits on days when I have not had meetings. They seem to look better with my flannel suit.
     


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    chocolate brown on Lamborghini CEO Stephan Winkelmann

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    Don't like it..It reminds me of kenneth Clark the former Tory chancellor of the exchequer famous for wearing his dark brown suede shoes with suits..
     


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    bigbris1 Senior member

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    The only suede shoe one could pull of with a suit is possibly the dark plain cap.
     


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    Cary Grant Senior member

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    Don't like it..It reminds me of kenneth Clark the former Tory chancellor of the exchequer famous for wearing his dark brown suede shoes with suits..

    Brown suede with a suit is classic- dating back several decades.
     


  11. itsstillmatt

    itsstillmatt The Liberator Dubiously Honored

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    The only suede shoe one could pull of with a suit is possibly the dark plain cap.
    I wear all sorts of suede shoes, including wingtips, with a suit. Seems normal, and not about "pulling it off."
     


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    gnatty8 Senior member

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    I wear all sorts of suede shoes, including wingtips, with a suit. Seems normal, and not about "pulling it off."

    Have you considered the possibility that you are not pulling it off? [​IMG]
     


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    Manton RINO Dubiously Honored

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    I don't have any suede wingtips but now I want some.
     


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    the.chikor Senior member

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    Looks fine. I dont see a problem
     


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    JayJay Senior member

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    I have a pair of suede longwings that I like a lot. I've never worn them with suits, but I do think suede shoes can look great with suits. This time of year I prefer suede in lighter colors.
     


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