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Navy trousers and which shoes??

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MadauntofA Sat 12-Sep-20 23:15:08

I'm rubbish at looking at colours/ clothes and seeing what goes, so tend to go safe and stick to black/ beige trousers and shoes, colourful tops, jeans if casual. I can do navy trousers in the summer and have a couple of options, but what colour shoe goes with smart winter navy trousers when wearing a plain white/ cream/ white and navy top?
Thanks fashionistas!

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Lucked Sat 12-Sep-20 23:20:22

How smart? Do you mean for work?

I tend to wear tan, brown or burgundy. I do have a gorgeous pair of navy flatform brogues although I am not usually a fan of navy shoes.

MadauntofA Sun 13-Sep-20 07:02:48

Work trousers Lucked, not crazy smart, but smart enough.
So navy and navy shoes looks ok? The tan don't look right to me, but then I do see load of men wearing tan with navy suits. I'm sure I have some kind of colour blindness!! I'd never have thought of burgundy though.

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Lucked Sun 13-Sep-20 18:00:34

Navy can work but lots of navy shoes and boots can look a bit naf and frumpy but it depends on the style.

bellinique Sun 13-Sep-20 18:02:11

Show us the trousers!

Hersetta427 Sun 13-Sep-20 18:06:12

I love red with navy

Lollykins Sun 13-Sep-20 18:40:18

Big fan of patent nude with navy myself.

homemadecommunistrussia Sun 13-Sep-20 19:12:21


Sasuma Sun 13-Sep-20 19:16:44

Nude, burgundy or maroon, tan all fairly standard and look good with navy trousers in my office!

hammeringinmyhead Sun 13-Sep-20 19:21:55

I wear tan brogues with navy but that tends to be in summer, so I would also go burgundy.

JoJoSM2 Sun 13-Sep-20 19:34:41

I’m a great fan of navy and have usually worn navy shoes with navy trousers. I also like wearing bright colours so I’d sometimes do that + have a patterned blouse.

Jumbojem Sun 13-Sep-20 20:39:28

I wear a lot of navy and charcoal grey work trousers, I don't own any black ones. I've got navy patent brogues which I love, the patent means you don't need to try and get same shade of navy blue as the trousers. Been looking unsuccessfully for Burgundy patent brogues for a few years. I bought dark brown-burgundy chunky soled lace up boots which look great with navy trousers last year. Also have a khaki pair of heels which go well. Red would be good but I'm not brave enough for that!

tortillachipsanddips Sun 13-Sep-20 20:44:16

Red or yellow or nude ones would look lovely.

I always wear navy to work and when ever I wear red or yellow shoes I get more comments about looking nice

MadauntofA Sun 13-Sep-20 21:37:31

Thanks for all the suggestions. I clearly need to be more adventurous with my coloursgrin
I'll try and send a picture of the trousers tomorrow

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Anjelika Sun 13-Sep-20 22:00:31

I wear pale grey suede shoes with my navy work trousers. I tend to wear patterned tops so not sure burgundy would work for me but think it would be fab with plainer tops.

peachgreen Sun 13-Sep-20 22:05:56

Orange! I have a gorgeous pair of dark orange suede slingbacks that look lovely with navy trousers.

MadauntofA Mon 14-Sep-20 07:33:53

These are the trousers and the shoes I have for the summer.

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MadauntofA Mon 14-Sep-20 07:34:57

I like the idea of burgundy for the winter - would any of these styles work?

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MadauntofA Mon 14-Sep-20 07:35:43

Also are the trousers too long?

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footprintsintheslow Mon 14-Sep-20 07:42:48

Burgundy brogues are nice.

Trousers not too long at all.

UncleHerbie Mon 14-Sep-20 07:46:33

I have those loafers in silver and will be wearing them with navy trousers for my first day in the office for six months today. They also come in navy patent (I have those too smile)

MadauntofA Mon 14-Sep-20 07:54:49

Great, thanks for all the suggestions! Just need to find some ones that are wide enough for my feet!! Enjoy your 1st day back Uncle!

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Jumbojem Mon 14-Sep-20 08:07:47

MadauntofA I think all the ones you suggested would look fine. I might look at the Burgundy brogues myself!

TableNiner Mon 14-Sep-20 08:36:06

I wear tan boots with navy trousers and jeans

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