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Don't be afraid to wear mid- or dark-brown shoes with a navy suit. (My preference is for dark-brown, but then, being an Italian, I would say that.) The fashion for wearing tan-coloured shoes with dark suits has now (thankfully) passed. I once succumbed myself; I now wince when I see it.

One of my favourite combinations, particularly with a blue flannel or saxony suit, is to pair it with tobacco-brown reverse-calf shoes, my favourite being a pair of cap-toed side-gussetted RLPL.
 

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Black is acceptable, but I wear black shoes only when absolutely required. I generally wear mid to dark browns with everything. I don't have any real oxbloods but these could work depending on just how red they are.
 

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To me, navy and midnight are two quite different shades of blue, though navy is used to describe a broad range.

I would only wear black with midnight, but depending on the shade of navy would wear black, oxblood or brown.
 

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I recently had someone comment to me that my burgundy shoes that I was wearing with a navy blue suit were too "bright" ( how can burgundy be bright!). He felt strongly that I should have had black shoes only on with a suit.

Such conservative opinions aside I prefer either burgundy or for conservative occasions black with navy suits.
 
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