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Question about socks - probably the dumbest question ever put on this message board!

Question about socks - probably the dumbest question ever put on this message board!

Dec 28th, 2000, 04:57 AM
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When I was in Europe this summer I generally wore black casual sport shoes (Fila brand) with the no-sock look (no, no pom poms at the back just low cut socks that don't show).

I wore these with shorts, skirts or whatever and boy, did I get funny looks from the Europeans!!

Can't help that though; my feet won't allow me to wear anything but sports shoes if I want to walk more than to the restaurant and back.
Dec 28th, 2000, 06:58 AM
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In the UK, if you have to wear sports shoes, I'd suggest trousers rather than skirts/dresses. With the sporty look - (shorts or jeans), any colour sports shoes is fine. With smarter trousers, it's best to have a toning sports shoes - e.g. pale shoes with pale trousers, dark shoes with dark trousers.
Dec 28th, 2000, 12:44 PM
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ok... i dont normally grumble on this forum..i just enjoy reading it and helping out when i can. but.....here it is!
i dont know about the rest of europe since england is my destination of choice,that said.. i have never felt strange or uncomfortable by anything i have worn over there... and i am a jeans and tennis shoe person by nature..white cotton socks included! i have found that the differences between the cultures are mostly viewed as endearing..not sneered at. it will be obvious that you are american the instant you open your mouth,regardless of what you are wearing.... nothing to be ashamed of there!!
the bottom line is to dress appropriately for the occasion.... and more importantly...be polite!!!!!

thanks for letting me ramble on!!

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