What can I wear with these shoes?

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  1. Ambulance Chaser

    Ambulance Chaser Senior member

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    I'm thinking of buying another pair of Vass shoes while Sky Valet has them in stock. Â The pair in my size that I like is the Black Budapest (on the R last, for the shoe geeks out there) that looks like the shoe at the top of this thread. Â What can I wear with these shoes? Â The black color makes the shoe more formal (I prefer brown for wear with sportscoats and business casual), but the shoe is a blucher and a chunky one at that. Â I'm thinking I can probably wear it with heavier, flannel suits and "American" (e.g., Oxxford and Hickey-Freeman) style suits, but any suggestions would be welcome.
     


  2. STYLESTUDENT

    STYLESTUDENT Senior member

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    You're right in thinking a full-cut gray flannel or gray tweed suit. Maybe a DB flannel blazer too with full-cut gray flannels. It seems to be a heavy shoe for heavier weight fabrics.
     


  3. Fashionslave

    Fashionslave Senior member

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    Believe it or not,I think these would look great with black jeans,or wide wale black or navy corduroy,as they have that raised toebox,not unlike a boot.
     


  4. Will

    Will Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    That's a great shoe in brown. I personally wouldn't wear it in black.

    Too bulky for city suits and I don't like black for less formal clothing.
     


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    johnnynorman3 Senior member

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    I agreed with Will. Brown would be good. Black just looks odd with that lasting.
     


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    guitone Well-Known Member

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    I am not a wingtip person, but that said I think you could wear these with any black, gray or blue slack, even a nice light weight wool gab. No cottens for me with this shoe though.
     


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    tgfny Senior member

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    With a heavy flannel or cashmere suit or in foul weather with any heavyish weight suit. No three seasons with those monsters.
     


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