I own these in the black on black combination (my favorite), but have also seen the camel and black combination on many blondes and they look killer. I love the blend of a sexy platform with the decorative ladylike buttons. They can be styled for a variety of looks- Victorian, modern, eclectic, goth, preppy, etc. The square toe was neither a plus nor a minus, they do add a bit more interest to the shoe...though this shoe has quite a bit going on already! I would warn those with wide feet, that they run half size small due to the narrow toe box.