Six Pairs of Shoes to Wear with a Navy Suit


You know the old saying that you can tell a gentleman by his shoes? Well, it’s true. We have no doubt that beautifully constructed shoes will help you to make a good impression, both in the workplace and in social situations.

The navy suit is a perennially popular sartorial choice. It’s sharp, it’s sophisticated, it’s smart. It is also very versatile, and opens up a whole range of opportunities when it comes to your shoe options.

A navy suit will not limit you to one tone of shoe. Navy works well with black, brown and burgundy tone leathers.

Below are six pairs of shoes that will pair perfectly with your favourite navy suit, whatever your style.


The classic choice

if you prefer to wear your suit with a streamlined shoe, we think an Oxford is ideal for you. Whether you prefer to wear black or brown footwear, it is very hard to take a step wrong with this traditional style.

In brown… the Wingtip Oxford Drummond.

In black… the Cap Toe Oxford Hallam.


The quirky choice

If you tend to gravitate towards more unexpected footwear choices, we think you’ll love these. These options are very different, but will both add a lot of personality to your look.

In brown… Double Monk Strap Inca.

In brown… Balmoral Boot Rain.


The cold weather choice

At this time of year, it feels only appropriate to include a cold weather alternative. If you’re looking for a practical option that will strike the right chord, these are the shoes for you.

In black… Desert Boot Tetbury.

In black… Chelsea Boot Simpson.


Interested in reading more advice on how to wear a navy suit? Here’s some inspiration on making this classic wardrobe staple your own from GQ.

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