What Colour Shoes Should I Wear With My Suit?
How many times have you picked an suit or outfit and then looked at what colour shoes will go with it?
Yes, we all do it and that’s down to because we don’t want to ruin the look of an expensive suit or outfit by choosing the wrong colour shoes. But do we make the right decision? Does the colour coordination of your shoes actually go with your outfit?
In a fashion era where anything goes it is vitally important to choose the right colour shoes because it makes the difference and determines if your look is complete.
Our guide will help you not look awkward and to ensure you look like a true gentleman and feel that confidence when suited up.
At Marc Brunell are staple colours are Black, Brown and Tan and here is the reason why.
I have a black suit/outfit but what colour shoes do I wear?
A black suit or outfit is an old time classic. It makes you feel empowered, strong, bold, and full of confidence. That is exactly how you want to feel by wearing the right colour shoes and to wear shoes that is a lighter shade like Brown, Tan, Red or even White is a no go because it is off balance contrast compared to your black attire.
In a black suit or outfit, you want to look even and elegant and so our Black “Oliver” Oxfords shoes or Black “Benedict” Brogues shoes is the answer. With black only wear black to get that complete clean but simple crisp look. Black is the back to basic colour. Think about it when you used to go to school with your uniform (and uniforms comes in many different forms of colours) what colour shoes did you wear? Black. Black shoes are traditional yet the smartest and versatile option and goes with anything. A Black pair of shoes in your wardrobe should be a must as you will probably wear this more often than the other colours but also because it never goes out of fashion as it aesthetically looks right.
I have a Navy suit/outfit but what colour shoes do I wear?
A Navy suit or outfit is a colour which provides you more options for your shoe colour selection. Navy attire colour can be worn all year around.
Depending on your look, if it is a suit go for our Black “Oliver” Oxfords shoes or Black “Benedict” Brogues shoes for that cool sophisticated look.
But if it is a White half sleeve shirt and Navy trousers or chinos for example then for that smart but casual contemporary look go for our Tan “Luke” loafers, Brown “David” double monk strap shoes, Brown “Oliver” Oxford shoes or Brown “Benedict” Brogue shoes. The warmth colour of Tan or Brown comes in many different shades and tones unlike Black and so it adds personality, and it will provide you that cutting edge and enhance your appearance. It goes to say the lighter the Tan or Brown the more casual the look appears particularly if the shoe has detail like our Tan “Luke” loafers or the Brown “Benedict” Brogues shoes.
I have a grey suit/outfit but what colour shoes do I wear?
Like Brown and Tan, Grey is another tonal colour. If it’s a dark grey then like the black suit or outfit you have to play it safe and go Black “Oliver” Oxfords shoes or Black “Benedict” Brogues shoes. Grey and black is a good combination and will make you look sharp. But if it’s a lighter grey then you have the options of our Tan “Luke” loafers, Brown “David” double monk strap shoes, Brown “Oliver” Oxfords shoes or Brown “Benedict” Brogues shoes.
Light Grey attire colour is extremely popular in the summer. With our brown and Tan shoes its keeping in line with fashion and adds character and style to your outfit.
What colour shoes to wear with a cream or beige suit?
Firstly if your choosing to wear a cream or beige suit you’re a brave man. But why not? We have seen it all before the sun is set, on a beach, its warm and you’re wearing a linen cream or beige suit for your or a destination wedding or after party. What complete the look here is our Tan “Luke” loafers, Brown “David” double monk strap shoes, Brown “Oliver” Oxfords shoes or Brown “Benedict” Brogues shoes.
With these colours you will get that timeless look and to stand out from the crowd.