What type of belt would look best with these shoes?

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  1. OptoDoc

    OptoDoc Senior member

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    Kenton Suede Bucks, Color: Boulder (gray/taupe)

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    I think that if it isn't the exact shade it may not look as good as it could. If I was to wear a shoe like that, I would wear a totally different belt. I would probably play the color off something else in my outfit. YMMV
     


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    Thanks for your input, tifosi.
     


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    Maybe these?

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    I have a couple pair of suede shoes. One pair of chukks is pretty close to that color. I don't have any suede belts and I typically don't wear a leather belt with suede...I usually grab one of my web belts that I have in a variety of colors. I wear the suede shoes strictly casually, so it works. At least it does for me!
     


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    I'd wear a surcingle belt or something like that...

    a too matchy-matchy suede belt with these kind of shoes might work with VERY casual suits, but I wouldn't wear them together with a pair of jeans
     


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    Don't wear a belt that is a light-colored neutral or near-neutral with light-colored shoes. It's too matchy-matchy. Don't match suede with suede (or nubuck), regardless of color.
     


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    Don't listen to this guy ^.

    Navy or snuff suede with matching belt? Absolutely nothing wrong with that.

    Your grey desert boots being casual, the suggestion of coloured can as belts would also work fine.
     


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    Such politeness. Okay, if the belt is dark suede. (From a distance, the matching shouldn't be noticeable.) But there are better options.
     


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