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Clashing Neutrals?

Wednesday, December 21, 2011 10:19 PM


I think there's some sort of fashion "rule" against pairing gray and brown. I'm not sure why — is it because gray is related to black? If that's the case, I have no compunction about mixing black and brown either. And I think gray is the most versatile neutral.

This outfit was inspired by Kendra's mixed neutrals. I was concerned about wearing gray on gray, and I considered adding a necklace or scarf for more color, but I liked the way it turned out with just the neutrals. The only things that didn't quite work were the slightly-too-short sweater and the dark, dark brown of the boots, which almost looked black. In any case, expect to see gray plus brown here again!


Sweater, Macy's brand (thrifted)
Belt, thrifted
Pants, Banana Republic
Boots, Macy's

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