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i think we all learned something here....
 

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Originally Posted by acidicboy
i think we all learned something here....
Yes, no matter how sexy they make you feel, never wear strappy high heeled Jimmy Choo's to the construction site. Now everyone thinks I'm gay! (NTTAWWT)
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Originally Posted by Teacher
I'll be brief: don't know, don't care.
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Tokyo Slim: That has to be the funniest signature I've ever seen. I just belly laughed for a good thirty seconds
 

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gents, gents, gents ... the problem with your original comment to your S.O. was not the brown-black distinction, but that you suggested flats.

FLATS? I mean, really! None of my previous girlfriends would have been caught dead in flats, regardless of height or stylishness. Even the sartorially challenged ones wore a simple low heel.

I've seen plenty of Laboutin / Dolce Gabbana / Jimmy Choo for the office in brown (not the cocktail evening heels like the ones pictured on the previous page; no one with any sense would wear those to the office). But not one was a flat.
 

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Enough already with these male chauvinist pig stereotypes ! All women DO NOT go for black shoes

 

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The thing about black is that far from being understated it looks really bold and loud - in a funny sort of a way. That can look effeminate on a man as with a black lounge suit but it looks classically feminine on a woman.

I tend to be principle fashion advisor to my GF (even though my knowledge of women's clothes pales by comparison to men's) and I tried on one occasion to find some grey coloured work outfits at a store but it was really hard. I found myself gravitating towards blacks outfits.

You can complain that the little black dress is clone like and monotonous but there are women who say the same about the charcoal grey suit. The fact is it is a classic, whether on Coco Chanel or Audrey Hepburn. What else is there to pair with it but a pair of black shoes?
 

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Originally Posted by Christofuh
Enough already with these male chauvinist pig stereotypes ! All women DO NOT go for black shoes



Yes, indeed, this thread needs more images.

Was there a pair of brown shoes in that one? I couldn't tell...
 

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Originally Posted by rabbimark
gents, gents, gents ... the problem with your original comment to your S.O. was not the brown-black distinction, but that you suggested flats.

FLATS? I mean, really! None of my previous girlfriends would have been caught dead in flats, regardless of height or stylishness. Even the sartorially challenged ones wore a simple low heel.

I've seen plenty of Laboutin / Dolce Gabbana / Jimmy Choo for the office in brown (not the cocktail evening heels like the ones pictured on the previous page; no one with any sense would wear those to the office). But not one was a flat.


I like flats just fine on my woman. She pulls them off well with proper-fitting, dark jeans.

Are we talking about brown or dark brown? I have seen some pretty sweet women's shoes in dark brown but the design was kinda crazy without being over the top, I'm not sure how to even describe some of them.

I just bought some thick strapped wedges in a light, carmel-colored brown and they are quite sexy. They look good on my girlfriend too!
 

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I too am primary fashion advisor for my wife, not because I'm that good at it, but because she's that bad.

There are so many different things to consider when choosing womens shoes. Every occasion calls for differing heel height, shoe type (of which there are probably dozens, e.g., sandal, thong-type, backless, front strap only, closed toe, wedge, etc.). Then you have level of ornamentation ranging from none to rhinestone encrusted, and buckle/no buckle.

Accessories such as purse, belt, and even earrings must also be considered when selecting a shoe to achieve overall balance and coordination. Also don't forget coat/wrap color/style, even hair style, e.g., hair worn up with flats = no-no for all but 5'-10" fashion models.

Another consideration is that there is a "rule" in women's fashion that if if you are not going to match shoe and purse color, you better be damned careful how you go about it.

So when you throw in all these variables, black usually ends up being an oft-chosen staple because it is just easier to blend and match in all the different combinations.

BTW, I would bet those who criticise women for wrearing the same 'little black dress' have a 'blue blazer' in their wardrobe.
 

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Originally Posted by acidicboy
i think we all learned something here....
1. Women are still referred to as "babes" by some people. 2. You have to be a Trad to wear brown shoes...
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3. I like to use sarcastic emoticons. 4. Your mother.
 

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Originally Posted by Christofuh
Enough already with these male chauvinist pig stereotypes ! All women DO NOT go for black shoes


*sound of angel choir*
 

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[12:41] Jovan: A nice pair of legs is good [12:41] J: even just one is fine with me
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Originally Posted by Christofuh

Are those yoga pants in the middle?! I mean, I admire the back side of some Lululemons on the street as much the next guy, but I don't think they fit in to semiformal as well as, say, a dress with side slits to one's waist... (And aren't see-through shoes for stripper?)
 

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Originally Posted by Jared
Are those yoga pants in the middle?! I mean, I admire the back side of some Lululemons on the street as much the next guy, but I don't think they fit in to semiformal as well as, say, a dress with side slits to one's waist... (And aren't see-through shoes for stripper?)
See-through soles/heels are for stripper. These are borderline. And just for the sake of being clear, I'll quote the picture again.

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Good GOD.
 

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