Wingtips for jeans

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  1. herzzreh

    herzzreh Senior member

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    Time to buy shoes... to go with likes of APC NS, PBJ 005 and such - AE Leeds? AE McAllister? AE McNeil? Alden shell cordovan? PS Are these really cordovan or just burgundy? http://cgi.ebay.com/ALLEN-EDMONDS-MA...#ht_2530wt_896 EDIT: when I say what jeans I wear, do keep in mind that I stack, so too slim of a shoe won't work either, or am I wrong? EDIT: I want shell cordovan and only shell cordovan
     


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    Paul Smith.
     


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    What makes a certain wingtip ideal for jean-pairing?
     


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    What makes a certain wingtip ideal for jean-pairing?

    Wingtips with jeans are for geeks...
     


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    What makes a certain wingtip ideal for jean-pairing?
    It has to be fairly informal. Generally speaking, smooth and shiny leather does not go well with a casual pant like jeans. Suede makes a good alternative, but it's not the only one.
    Wingtips with jeans are for geeks...
    <--- bio geek and proud of it.
     


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    I would suggest the Frye James Wingtip.
     


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    NorCal_1 Senior member

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    Grenson Victor (they are a LOT better looking in person than in the picture)

    chiseled toe, Goodyear welted, waxy brown leather that looks fantastic with jeans

    Gimmeshoes in the US carries them but they are cheaper to just buy at Pediwear
     


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    aaaeeeiiiooouuu Senior member

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    Would not wear anything Allen Edmonds with jeans...

    I think some AE wingtips look good w/ jeans.

    For example, here's AE "The Player's Shoe" in a light brown:

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    Most of the shoes mentioned (AE Leeds, AE MacNeil, Alden LW/PTB in barrie last) are good choices; the McAllister I am less sure about.

    My shell cordovan wingtip suggestion for jeans is the C&J/Polo Darlton/Marlow in brown shell cordovan. This is what I wear with straight leg denim.

    The AE Leeds is also a good choice. I also wear a black shell cordovan Leeds with straight leg denim.
     


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    I think you need a chunky wingtip in order to make it work with denim. I.e. an alden longwing in #8 shell cordovan.

    I have black Balmoral Alden wingtips that are my business shoes and because of the slimmer profile, they look silly with straight cut jeans. Maybe with a really tapered leg you could get buy with a slimmer wingtip..
     


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    Wingtips with jeans are for geeks...

    i don't agree...
     


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    I've been wearing the McClains with jeans because they are a brownish color and pebble grain. Not sure if this is considered acceptable.
     


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