Okay, I might be barking up the wrong tree, but hear me out on this. Black shoes with khakis: is it inherently wrong, or is it just distasteful because it's a cliche of business-casual guys with black Kenneth Cole Reactions and relaxed-fit Dockers? I ask because I thrifted a sweet pair of Florsheim longwings, in black pebble grain, but I generally wear khaki pants. I tend to prefer warmer British Tans, and the black looks fine with them, to my eye. Your thoughts, as a guy whose style I admire?
- girouxmcisaak said: Black shoes pair pretty well with gray chinos. I’d probably go cordovan with navy chinos. Navy chinos/black shoes give off a weird vibe for me.
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- horizontal-justice said: Wow. This response went above and beyond anything I had hoped for. I was on the fence about this, since I prefer brown shoes. My gut told me gray flannels and dark jeans were definitely safe, but I wanted some advice on the riskier end. Many thanks.
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