It really depends on the suit. This means that the real question is:. For that reason, I am trying to improve my wardrobe to fit the events and other networking opportunities that I go to.
Black shoes with khaki pants? Oxblood shoes with a black suit? These all may sound like fashion mistakes, but stylish men are increasingly pulling off these combinations. DO this look casually.
The rules are much more flexible with a pair of black jeans than they are with a black suit. DO wear light khakis with black shoes. DO mix red tones into another part of your outfit. Oxblood has a natural affinity with black but if everything else is black and white, the shoes are going to stick out too much. Introduce other deep dark reds in your shirt, pocket square, tie or as we did here vest. We'll send you style advice and intel for the modern man.
So this is only to act as a general guide and not as law, for it is mostly a subjective view on what I have seen done well and not well over the past few years.
I should note that some of you may disagree with some of the approved and not approved combinations, such as my lack of support for tan pants and black shoes. Anyway, you should get the idea by now. Feel free to post comments, disagreements, questions or requests for other colors in the comments section. Geoff, I could see that working. I do think that a pair of black jeans fits very nice to certain brown shades; there are so many shades of brownish leather.
Thanks for giving me the idea! S I now have an Etro paisley velvet jacket which I have paired with a pair of green Etro jeans what would you suggest to wear on the feet with that combination?
Geoff, Sounds like a pretty sick jacket. I can imagine some plain velvet slippers looking good with the jacket and pants. Or some very sleek loafers. I think since the jacket and pants will have such a strong visual presence you would want to keep the footwear simple and sleek. Equally at home below a suit as with jeans, if you wear them. But anyway, I have dragged on […]. Which again, is a false argument. But in fact, gray shoes can go with most colors of pants and suit. Nice combinations guide, makes life easier.
I want to buy new shoes and need to know if these will fit with black jeans http: Wht kind of pants can I wear with some dark brown boot shoes for me this shoes are not like boots there like sperry topsiders. Hussan, I have never seen it done well, to be honest. You are obviously welcome to try the combination out though. How often do you see grey or charcoal pants working well with a light brown leather oxford?
Samuel, Pants that are both forest green and burgundy? Or green pants and burgundy shoes? Not totally sure what you are asking. But both sound fine to me. What pants should I wear with grey suede shoes that have a lighter brown leather trim around the soles and the soles themselves being white?
Having said that, it is useful guide for beginners who are willing to explore the art of dressing up. Not sure if I will ever venture into purple shoes though. So the shirt color plays no part in this decision?
Burgundy shoe looks ok with brown pant, they both have redness; but white pant on purple or green shoe will look like a clown. Not to mention is perfectly compliments and earthy colors of […].
If you can only afford one pair of dress shoes starting out, what color should I go? I looked at this chart for the first time today as I was debating on wearing black dress shoes with a light blue shirt and dark gray pants.
I ended up going with brown thanks to this chart…. Never had so many compliments. This is very very helpful. They appear like charcoal grey.
Would be great if chart reflected this common shoe color. What shirt color can I wear with light grey pants and navy blue shoe and can I wear a navy blue blazer? Dave, I used to think the same. But with a navy suit, black shoes can look great.
I disagree on black pants and tan shoes not going I wore tan shoes black slacks and oatmeal v-neck with a white dress shirt last week and had no less than five women approach me and tell me how nice I look.
Dain, I do not, but it is feasible, perhaps I will put one together. Black will go with everything. Not sure how to match colours?
Look at this chart here. Although im not a fan of the black shirt thrown in that mix. Hi Varun, You could wear any type of shoe with brown trousers — oxfords, boat shoes, loafers, trainers etc. It all depends on the type of pant and how formal you want to be. I still struggle with shirt colour though.
Have you got any tips or a chart with all 3? Dan, We do not have a chart with all three, but not a bad idea. What about dark blue derby shoes with denim blue pants? If not what color pants would you recommend?
For now, if you want to look into matching the colour a bit more have a look at the chart here.
Read on for some suggestions on what to wear with blue chinos, However, your look can still have a casual twist, so you can add simple accessories and keep the colours warm toned. Blue chinos and brown shoes are a perfect combination, and something like a pair of brown tassel loafers can keep you looking sleek, yet not too overdressed. What Shoes to Wear With Chinos Chinos can be styled to suit a wide range of occasions, whether it’s a formal event or something a bit more casual, chinos will work. Don’t be afraid to mix and match your chinos and shoe choices. In this context Barney declares, “Brown shoes with a dark blue suit are undesirable.” How to Wear Brown Shoes & Boots for Men. As for the casual situations – wearing brown shoes with jeans might look better than wearing black shoes with jeans. But wearing black shoes with jeans stills looks OK.