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What color buttons for charcoal herringbone suit?

Run4TheCup

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Looking to go find some horn buttons in New York as Mr. Ned does not stock them. What color button is best? I was thinking black. Also let me know if anyone has a button store recommendation in NYC other than Tender Buttons. Thanks
 

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Tender is the best. The traditional choice would be dark gray. Dark brown also looks nice. I have gray suits with each.
 

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Originally Posted by Manton
Tender is the best. The traditional choice would be dark gray. Dark brown also looks nice. I have gray suits with each.

Thanks. If I go with dark brown buttons does that mean I should only wear dark brown shoes with the suit or are black shoes also acceptable?
 

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Originally Posted by Run4TheCup
Thanks. If I go with dark brown buttons does that mean I should only wear dark brown shoes with the suit or are black shoes also acceptable?

Well, I wear black shoes with my blue suit that has brown horn buttons, so I say, go for it.
 

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Any recommendations in Chicago or on-line? I'm looking for brown horn as well .
 

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I believe Tender Buttons has a Chicago location.
 

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You can find a dark horn that will have veins of black, dark brown and even hints of dark ivory. That will look very handsome and far more interesting than a solid color. They will work with any color shoe that works with Charcoal.
 

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Originally Posted by Manton
I believe Tender Buttons has a Chicago location.

The store in Chicago closed and the building was torn down for the new Barney's building. They did not relocate. It really was a great resource for buttons. You are lucky to have Tender in NY.
 

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