There are patent leather boots, pumps, flats and even sandals. Here are a few of the go to guidelines for wearing patent leather: This all started to change a couple of years ago when the idea of taking formal wear and turning it into casual wear hit the fashion industry. Patent leather's are great because they're versatile-- they can be dressed up or down and are appropriate year round.
Also, is patent leather considered too formal to wear as an every day type of shoes type? David in Kansas City. I think there are three occasions in which you should be and I see patent leather dress shoes being worn, and exactly,. It looks like a shiny plastic, glossy. Now, where do I see this? Now, why do we see it in each of the areas? The other one is the opera pump. You can go look at it. That extra shine gives it the pop that it needs to product worth paying for.
The only downside to patent leather is the fact that it creases so easily and just might eventually crack after repeated use. While i like the fact that dress shoes became readily available in patent leather options other than black, I especially loved that the sneaker industry embraced this concept so well. A well designed patent leather sneaker, to me, is just the best and I especially love wearing the pair that I own by Superga pictured below.
While being a sneaker and obviously going well with casual clothes, I feel like a patent leather version of any sneaker will only allow it to be more easily dressed-up. IMHO, women carry off patent leather far more easily than men, especially in casual settings during the day.
Night, however, seems to be made for patent leather, perhaps due to its reflective properties under artificial lighting. I would love to pair navy patent derbies with a midnight blue tuxedo. My fiance is graduating next month, the first pair would look great on him. As for the female shoes, The second pair of Louboutin's would be just up my ally.
Justin, I wonder whether you have any tips on caring for patent leather — both cleaning and shining. There is such a thing as too much shine, however, and adding shiny, glimmering shoes to an outfit that's already loud is laying it on a bit too thick. Be mindful when accessorizing-- there are times when the added glam of patent leather is overdoing it and will actually minimize the outfit's beauty.
If you're unwilling to give up patent leather completely, then go with a patent leather strappy sandal. A sandal provides the right amount of sophistication without shine-overkill. Men, however, have the green light when it comes to mixing patent leather with formal wear. While black patent leather is the most adaptable color, stylists with Style Phyle recommend trying out other colors. For example, green, yellow, and even pink shoes add not just shine, but color that brightens and lightens an otherwise muted outfit.
When done right, patent leather can compliment other fabrics like suede and leather, adding funk and variety to your wardrobe. Don't be afraid to branch out and experiment a little bit with mixing and matching fabrics.
Patent leather in basic terms is a coated leather that has a glossy, shiny finish to it and is mostly used for shoes and other accessories (because a patent leather jacket would look horrible). The origin of patent leather is historically attributed to the UK according to a reference in a British periodical from Men's patent leather formal shoes are a must for any man. They look best when worn with a tuxedo or, an oxford shirt and trousers. Why men's patent leather formal will never go out of fashion. There are no hard and fast rules regarding when to where patent leather formal shoes. Today, we’re going to be talking about patent leather dress shoes and when can you wear them. If you haven’t already, please subscribe to my YouTube channel. By doing that, these videos would come right to you. In addition, if you enjoy this, if you find this video useful, I would appreciate it if you would like it right down below.