Matching dress shoes with suits

A man can buy the most expensive suit, but with the wrong shoes it will not bring the suit to justice! Believe it or not shoes may be one of the most important aspect when it comes to a gentleman’s attire. A gentleman should value his shoes as his shrine.

There is nothing worse than a man entering a job interview or to a special event with scuffed shoes. it is crucial for a gentleman to make his best impression.

If you’re suiting up for a special event or considering buying a new pair of shoes, I suggest you to refer to this simple guide below.

A gentleman chooses his footwear as depicted:

BLACK BUSINESS SUIT

via Hardy Amies

Pair with: Black lace-ups or slip-ons
Do not pair with: Brown or burgundy shoes

NAVY BUSINESS SUIT

via Ted Baker



Pair with: Black, brown or cordovan lace-ups or slip-ons

GREY BUSINESS SUIT

via Gieves & Hawkes

Pair with: Black, brown, or cordovan lace-ups or slip-ons

BROWN OR TAN SUIT

via Gieves & Hawkes

Pair with: Brown or cordovan slip-ons or loafers
Do not pair with: Black shoes

BLUE BLAZER AND FLANNELS
Pair with: Black, brown or grey cordovan slip-ons or loafers

BLACK TIE
Pair with: Black patent leather pumps or lace-ups

via Pal Zileri



WHITE TIE
Pair with: Black patent leather pumps

With different types of business suits, comes different types of shoes. For more information, please read a guide to footwear.

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