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What colour shoes would you wear with an olive/ greyish skirt and jacket?

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looseleaf Sat 23-Jun-07 14:56:19

I've got to go to a wedding on Saturday and just bought a suit but am hopeless at any sort of style/ knowing what works! It's linen and i quite like the idea of dark red shoes but maybe there'd be something better? Any tips would be brilliant!

fizzipop Sat 23-Jun-07 15:35:47

I think you could work the red thing, as it would be a nice contrast??
I would probably get some red bead accesories to match.

looseleaf Sat 23-Jun-07 15:44:00

Thanks Fizzipop, it's nice to have some reassurance! will try and find red bead accessories, good idea. Thanks so much

franch Sat 23-Jun-07 15:45:23

Best contrast would be more of a purple. There's a good explanation of colour 'families' at dulux.co.uk, and an interactive colour-coordinating thingy - it's for interiors but the same principle applies. Pick the nearest colour to your outfit then click 'contrast'

franch Sat 23-Jun-07 15:46:40

If you do go for red, make sure it has a touch of blue in it - a wine-ish red maybe

looseleaf Sat 23-Jun-07 16:45:44

franch that website is really good fun! Now spending rather a lot of time holding the skirt against the computer screen to see which colour it matches!! Thanks for the help.

franch Sat 23-Jun-07 21:49:27

Enjoy Let me know what you choose in the end!

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