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why is it such a S & B faux pas to wear black boots with blue denim?

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MistyMountainHop Mon 19-Sep-11 15:47:25

read it on here at some point, can't remember when grin

but just wondering why? i agree, i actually tried on some black boots with blue denim today just to test the theory grin and they looked shit.

but i don't understand why? confused

Ifancyashandy Mon 19-Sep-11 15:54:58

Hmmm. I think it can look ok but I would only wear black boots / blue denim (skinnies only) with high heeled boots and, say, a pussy bow blouse in a kinda Charlies Angels style. But I mostly wear brown boots (conker colour) with blue denim.

Black Ankle boots and boot cut jeans = No No No! But that's a whole other thread! grin

MistyMountainHop Mon 19-Sep-11 16:54:49

yeah they were skinnies i tried on with mine, (flat boots). however in the past i have worn blue skinnies with high heeled knee high boots and at the time i thought i looked good.

<shudder> at thought of black ankle boots and boot cut jeans!

dexter73 Mon 19-Sep-11 17:07:20

I think that it is a bit of an old fashioned rule. You see lots of 'stylish' celebs wearing blue denim and black boots eg. Kate Moss, Victoria Beckham, Elle Macpherson.

Pinot Mon 19-Sep-11 17:08:34

It's just a bit 90's Jason Donovan/Kylie Minogue style innit.

There's just no need. Conker colour boots are d-i-v-i-n-e.

GwendolineMaryLacey Mon 19-Sep-11 17:08:54

It isn't a S&B faux pas, it's just a stupid MN faux pas. Wear whatever the hell you like.

noddyholder Mon 19-Sep-11 17:09:43

I always do

Hassled Mon 19-Sep-11 17:10:07

It's only a faux pas if you're a nutter. It looks fine if the denim is fairly dark.

usualsuspect Mon 19-Sep-11 17:11:07

I only wear black mum boots with my jeans

dexter73 Mon 19-Sep-11 17:11:36

I should be so lucky!

TheBolter Mon 19-Sep-11 17:11:53

Nothing wrong with it if you're combining, say, black biker/cowbow/military/pixie boots with skinny blue jeans.

Agree black ankle boots with bootcuts a BIG no. Especially of the block heel and slightly chisled toe variety. With hems slightly too short. (shudder).

MmeLindor. Mon 19-Sep-11 17:13:28

What a load of cobbler.

I worry about MN sometimes, I really do.

Sofabitch Mon 19-Sep-11 17:15:07

I lived in my skinny blue jeans and flat black boots all winter last year. I looked ace if it's a fashion faux pas then you must all be mingers that can't pull off the I don't give a fuck look grin

dexter73 Mon 19-Sep-11 17:15:52

Too many broken hearts in the world

GwendolineMaryLacey Mon 19-Sep-11 17:16:21

And it also assumes that you can afford to buy different boots for different outfits. If I buy black boots for work then I can't justify a pair of brown boots specifically for jeans. That's the bit that really pisses me off.

dexter73 Mon 19-Sep-11 17:16:41

I could go on but I'm even starting to bore myself!

MistyMountainHop Mon 19-Sep-11 17:24:30

What a load of cobbler. I worry about MN sometimes, I really do.

grin

Ifancyashandy Mon 19-Sep-11 17:27:21

It's only fashion and therefore 'fun'. No need to get knickers in twist or give a fuck really! It doesn't really matter.

MmeLindor. Mon 19-Sep-11 17:29:20

If it good enough for Kate...

Sofabitch Mon 19-Sep-11 17:31:47

Shit. I've just realised I'm wearing black dolly shoes with black jeans. Someone send round the fashion police. grin can you make them hot men please grin

Fillybuster Mon 19-Sep-11 17:32:09

Black boots and blue jeans rock, like all looks, when done properly and worn with pizzazz.

And the naysayers can fuck the fuck off grin

<ahem, sorry, don't normally get sweary but I'm practising my rock'n'roll attitude>

bintofbohemia Mon 19-Sep-11 17:32:11

I don't do it because it makes me feel like am wearing a policewoman's uniform. Not that I have anything against them, it just feels a bit...^uniformy^.

noddyholder Mon 19-Sep-11 17:33:37

this is kate

bintofbohemia Mon 19-Sep-11 17:34:46

Hang on, black jeans with black denim, perhaps...

dexter73 Mon 19-Sep-11 17:35:45

I've never seen a policewoman wearing jeans and boots! Where do you live?

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