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    Default To buy or not buy?

    I recently bought a pair of Adidas sneakers (Samba, black). I not only like their looks, but they are also quite comfortable and fit me well. I just saw these at a shop and love how they look. I tried them, quite comfortable as well. The dress code at my new job is relaxed (one can wear jeans/sneakers), so I wouldn't end up with too many pairs of sneakers (I have two pairs currently). I particularly like the colour: somewhat unique (at least to me), but nothing outlandish. Now, on to the reason why I'm starting this thread: what's making me have second thoughts is that how they would actually look as part of an outfit. I'm thinking jeans (I usually wear darker shades). I don't think the colour is too off-beat so that it can't be easily matched to outfits. Or is it?

    To buy or not to buy?

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    Those are really attractive shoes. I like the color and texture. They'd look great with darker blue jeans or grey pants. I say buy 'em!

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    They're very nice looking and fine for relaxed dress IMO. Buy.
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    Default Re: To buy or not buy?

    They look green to me. And whenever I see green, I think grey or brown to match it. Perhaps in chinos, but grey jeans would be good.

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    Agree, brown would look great with those.

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    Great looking shoes. They'll go with a lot of colors, you'll see.

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    I like them.
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    They rock. Suede is very cool. I think Funwithfrags is right though, from the picture they appear dark green. Could just be an illusion. I have a pair of dark green "sneakers" from M. Gemi. They are a bit harder to match than black shoes, but I quite like them because they're different. I think they go well with dark jeans.
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    General rule:

    Whenever you buy a new piece check to see how many fits you can style it with, if it doesn't hit at least 50% leave em on the shelf because you'll buy and won't wear.

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    Default Re: To buy or not buy?

    Thanks a lot, everyone!

    I bought a pair, together with a small bottle of Rose Jam shower gel.
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    Excellent! Enjoy them to the max.

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