What color chelsea boots with jeans?

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  1. jackson_browne

    jackson_browne New Member

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    I would really like to pick up a pair of chelsea boots, but I can't figure out whether to get brown or black. My typical look is a somewhat dark (but more faded toward the knees) pair of Levi 501's and a casual collared shirt, usually some shade of blue. I also recently picked up a nice black shirt and another turquoise shirt that I would maybe like to match with the boots. Usually I wear a pair of Chuck Taylors or a pair of suede Adidas tennis shoes, but I want to get just a little bit dressier. Right now I'm leaning toward black, not shiny of course.

    I've done a bit of research about whether black shoes goes with jeans at all, but I'm getting mixed signals. Some say it is a fasion faux pas and jeans should be worn with brown shoes (in which case I should pick up the brown chelsea boots). Others disagree. What are some thoughts on this?
     


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    skalogre Senior member

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    Either would work, brown looks better imo however.
     


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    NoVaguy Senior member

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    i wear black chelseas and brown jodhpurs (very similar to chelseas), so either works in my opinion.
     


  4. landho

    landho Senior member

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    Not to hijack the post, but do Chelsea boots come in burgundy? I'm sure they do, but I just haven't seen any.
     


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    NoVaguy Senior member

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    Not to hijack the post, but do Chelsea boots come in burgundy? I'm sure they do, but I just haven't seen any.

    I think I've seen a picture of one - I think it was from Paul Stuart, made by Grenson masterpiece. I think aportnoy owns one. It's either a chelsea or a jodhpur, can't remember for sure.
     


  6. Get Smart

    Get Smart Don't Crink

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    Not to hijack the post, but do Chelsea boots come in burgundy? I'm sure they do, but I just haven't seen any.

    Pretty hard to find burgundy chelseas. I have a burgundy pair from Paul Smith that have a wingtip and brogueing, and are chelseas.

    I had a pair of Miu Miu burgundy jodphurs that I sold last year

    They're out there but few and far between
     


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    i wear a brown frye chelsea boot with jeans, they look great
     


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    landho Senior member

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    I have a burgundy pair from Paul Smith that have a wingtip and brogueing, and are chelseas.

    Those sound like 100% what I'm looking for.
     


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    PG2G Senior member

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    Alden's Shell Cordovan #8 is pretty close to a dark burgundy, right?

    To the OP, you're likely going to end up owning boots in both black and brown, so just pick whatever you want first :p
     


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    whacked Senior member

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    I like dark brown suede. Works great with both jeans and khakis/chinos.

    Edit: something like this pair Parker had on sale a while back
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    Where can I get those exact shoes that you posted?
     


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    where can I get those exact boots?
     


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    Necropost.
     
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  14. Brock Zeigler

    Brock Zeigler Active Member

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    I personally favor the R.M. Williams Comfort Craftsman boots in Chestnut. www.bootsonline.com.au have good prices.

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    Brock Zeigler Active Member

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