At what age did you stop wearing sneakers with jeans?

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  1. her209

    her209 No Lifer

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    I'm over 30 and I feel like I should be wearing loafers with my jeans but I refuse to because it just doesn't look right, i.e., doesn't match, so I've been holding off.
     
  2. olds

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    Still do
    Wait...
    <--- runs to read hoodie thread he has been ignoring
     
  3. lxskllr

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    I haven't worn sneakers since my early teens. I wear boat shoes, sandals, or boots.
     
  4. olds

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    What color socks with your sandals? :whiste:
     
  5. dennilfloss

    dennilfloss Past Lifer<br>1957-2014<br>In Memoriam

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    I still wear jeans (but they're black jeans) but I don't have any sneakers (prefer golf/boat shoes).
     
  6. lxskllr

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    I don't usually wear them in the winter, but all my socks are grey wool. :^D
     
  7. Hoober

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    Uh... I'm over 30 and I haven't even considered not wearing tennis shoes with jeans.
     
  8. Atty

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    I'm 23 and wearing them now.
     
  9. Demo24

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    Until I find something that offers the same level of comfort and flexibility, probably never.
     
  10. olds

    olds Elite Member

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    I did buy some black sneakers that look more like dress shoes than white sneakers.
     
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    http://www.amazon.com/Hush-Puppies-M...=pd_sbs_shoe_3

    I have the tan.
    They look great, feel good, and are waterproof all the way to the top.
    Only downside is they arent as comfortable as running shoes, but I prefer to save those for running.
    Even the best quality brands only get about 300 miles. Save the comfort for exercise.


    EDIT: And they look good with jeans. You could get the black shoes to go with your khakis or maybe even dress pants.
     
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  12. JamesV

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    I've never worn sneakers with jeans... I'm not a huge fashion person, but always thought a nice pair of sandals or shoes looked alot better than sneakers, and you always see old people (50-60+) wearing stuff like that. I think I've only owned one pair of sneakers over the last ten years; since the only time I wear them is when I'm riding my bike, and I more often hike in sandals or boots (Keen/Merrell).

    Plus, it kinds of aggravates me to see people that never go for a walk, let alone run or play a sport, yet they are always sporting big $ sneakers. Kind of like how people walk around in full NBA gear yet never touch a basketball. I don't want to be one of those people.
     
  13. IronWing

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    40. Switched to BDUs, much more comfortable and useful. Rarely wear sneakers cause they all crap now. Still wear a hoodie. Never owned a hoodie until age 42.
     
  14. WaTaGuMp

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    48 and still wear them. Most of the time its Oxfords though.
     
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    8/10. Almost made a similar thread and I hate parodies.
     
  16. Vdubchaos

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    I don't ever see myself NOT wearing sneakers or jeans. It makes me comfortable and it's what I like.
     
  17. lxskllr

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    BDUs are great. I wish they still came in OD as a standard color. I guess I could buy them new, but those are usually imported. I prefer genuine govt issue.
     
  18. IronWing

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    Govt issue are also imported. I've had good luck with Propper brand.
     
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    Disgraceful. My old BDUs are made in the USA. I only have one set of ACUs, and that's marked Propper, but I don't see a country of origin listed.
     
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    I wear jeans and sneakers about every day at work unless it is raining and then I wear my water proof Rockports. I consider sneakers superior for maneuvering on a raised floor in a Data Center. :whiste:
     
  23. dennilfloss

    dennilfloss Past Lifer<br>1957-2014<br>In Memoriam

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    I see. Not a fan of camo for everyday use. Then again, I was never in the army, just a navy cadet. Loved our thick navy blue felt winter trench coats though. You could feel warm in those even at -40. :)
     
  24. lxskllr

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    Hence my desire of OD which is my favorite color anyway. I'm ok with camo, but I'd prefer a solid color. Pea coats are very nice, but I've never had one myself.
     
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    I wear pumas or addidas shell toes.

    Running shoes of the white variety with jeans is super goober