Which Pair to Buy?

Jun 30, 2014
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Hello All! Would like your input: which pair should I buy - that I would get the most benefit from - now and say 5-10 years from now?

I have these:
New Decoltissimo 85mm Black Patent and Decollete 85mm Nude Patent

Which do yourecommend I get: electric blue or black kid?
Decollete 85mm Electric Blue or Decollete 85mm Black KID


My apologies, tried to make pictures smaller.

Thank you!
 

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Kalos

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I'd go for the blue patent as you already have a the décolleté in black patent, blue would add more variety. Do u think you'd get a lot of wear out of the blue? I.e. Can u see yourself wearing them very often? Do they go with clothes you have in your wardrobe?
 
Jun 30, 2014
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Thank you for your feedback! I can see myself wearing the blue...to give an outfit a pop of color. Of the two, most of my wardrobe go with black. I really like the blue; I'm just concerned if it's trendy and would look dated rather than classic 10 years from now.
 

EmmaD

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In my opinion, since you already have the black patent, I wouldn't go for the black kid. I would only go for a second pair of black, if my first pair would be suede and I wanted another pair that can withstand a little rain as well, but with the patent you already have that.

Now, for the blue. I think it is an absolute beautiful color, it can really brighten up an outfit.
That being said, it is not a color I would buy with the intention to have as a versatile, classic pair that would match my entire wardrobe. When I would buy a popping color like that, that I can only pair with a few outfits, I would keep in mind that it would not be a pair I'd wear a lot.
It is not a true classic color, but I don not consider it a real trend color either; it's appropriate for all ages and occasions, so yes, in 5-10 years, you can still wear them.

Some unsolicited opinion: Decollete looks fantastic in red/Pavot kid leather and that is a true classic color (it compliments every wardrobe, always) that pops as well. But I don't know if red is a color you like...
 

LavenderIce

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I like the blue Decollete. Since you already have nude and black patent covered, a bright pop of colour would be a good choice. A closed pointy toe stiletto is very much a classic style. It's fun to add color.
 

missmann

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I would go for black patent as you can also wear tights with these. the scratches or dents wont be as visible as other colors in my experience..