Saw this article on WSJ saying that blue leather is coming into style for men.
I'm not a fan. I feel that it's more of a statement since I have yet to see blue leather in any board room I've been in. Maybe as time goes on, it'll become a more popular "3rd option" but I don't see it overtaking brown or black. The blue always reminds me of The Wedding Singer, even though the shades are on the opposite sides of the spectrum.
In my line of work, it's a business casual (slacks and button up shirt) environment but will require a jacket and maybe a tie for client meetings. Since client meetings are sometimes spontaneous, I have shifted to a "uniform" mindset where I wear a white or blue shirt with gray or tan slacks daily. I'll rotate brown and black shoes/belt but favor the brown since they are my more comfortable pair. This way, I can keep a blue blazer at work and be ready to throw it on for the surprise client without worrying about a mismatched outfit.
Maybe I'm too old fashioned for blue leather... what are your thoughts?