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Thursday, March 10, 2011

Black and Brown

Mixing my blacks and browns once again. I actually put on the leopard beret just to prove a point - black and brown work together in nature, so whoever said they couldn't work together in fashion was clearly crazy - and more importantly, wrong.
Black and brown
I wanted to give my hair a break from the straight iron and deluded myself into thinking that a hat would tame it. It was back in the braid again before I left for work.
Black and brown
Black and brown
The Rundown
Skirt TJMaxx - Top Gap - Blazer United Colors of Benetton - Boots Steve Madden Jessii - Belt Gap - Beret Avon - Bracelet NY&Co. - Necklace The Cavernous Jewelry Box
Black and brown

I'm happy to announce that Alex Elizabeth of Delayed Missives and I have declared the week of March 21st to be Black and White week! To participate, simply present your outfit photos in black and white.
Some of the greatest fashion photos in existence are in black and white, so why not join us in paying tribute to the black and white photograph? You can even grab a banner.
bw week test banner

59 comments:

  1. Black and White Week sounds awesome! And your outfit looks great; especially loving your hat. :D

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  2. Nature knows best! Black + Brown = Love 4Ever
    Love the shout out to leopard, too!
    Black and white week sounds fun. I'll definitely have to try it!

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  3. I agree they go together.
    I really like that red blazer- for some odd reason (fear of color?) I dont have that many red items in my closet..

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  4. That's a col idea--black and white week...we'll see...I'm kind of a color-addicted lady.

    I love your wild hair!

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  5. Love this!! My blacks and browns look bad together because they are too close to one another, haha...but I do try to do it XD
    http://www.closet-fashionista.com/

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  6. Awesome idea re: the black and white photos. Must remember to do it

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  7. i'm so in love with the red blazer!! you paired it so well with neutral darker colors for the rest of the outfit. and your hair is so pretty down!

    cute and little

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  8. Oooh, I need to remember black and white week. Sounds like a great idea!

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  9. I just love those red booties!! This is a great job of styling as always!

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  10. I love mixing black and brown...great outfit with the addition of the red touches!

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  11. yey! I'm in for this challenge! =D

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  12. I really like mixing black and brown. It is one of those things I never would have done pre-blog.

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  13. I love a fellow cheapo !
    almost all my clothing comes from the thrift stores !
    You look so amazing and loved the purple from yesterday!
    xXx
    Reva

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  14. I love pairing black and brown together as well, and think you look so wonderful with the addition of the red blazer.

    Gracey

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  15. Love your belt and boots! That's my favorite shade of brown. And I wear black and brown together all the time...I love the combination!

    Black and white photos are the best! I'll be looking forward to that week. :)

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  16. This is a great combo! Love how you went with that bold red as well.

    xoxo
    Stacey Kay
    “Runway Inspiration, Vintage Decoration”
    www.GoodwillHuntingg.com
    Blogger Spotlight: Pearls and Personality
    My Vintage Handbag Line

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  17. So true - if it works in nature, why not elsewhere?

    Ooh black and white week sounds fun! I may just participate!

    xoxo,
    Chic 'n Cheap Living

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  18. Love your red accents! The hat is so cute too. Like the idea of black and white photos! Sounds like fun!

    http://spinning-threads.blogspot.com

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  19. The black and white photo idea is so cute. Lovely outfit as always :)

    xx

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  20. black and brown is so so good to me! i wear that a lot actually, haha :) i am looking forward to your black and white week!

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  21. Very pretty. Love your boots! And Black and white week sounds very neat!

    Melanie@Unravelled Threads
    Follow @UnraveldThreads on twitter!

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  22. I love black and brown colour combination and you look so adorable:) Have a relaxing weekend, sweetie
    Kisses

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  23. ooh great idea on the black and white! I'm in!

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  24. hmm...i have to admit that i was one of those who believed that brown and black should not be mixed b ut i now, i'm a beloiever. i just got this peach blazer that i'll try with this next week.

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  25. People always say black and brown don't fit, they should see you!

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  26. Black and brown totally work together! And I adore your red blazer, such a great bold piece for spring.

    xoxo ~ Courtney
    http://sartorialsidelines.blogspot.com

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  27. black and brown works together, i should know! i used to wear them all the time in school when i just want to look casual :)) and nice black and white challenge thingy, i think i'd like to join! :D

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  28. i love this look and i agree that black and brown CAN go together :)

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  29. I've only recently been a black and brown convert, and now that you've pointed out that they work together in nature (gee, why didn't I realise that?) I'm wondering why. Gorgeous look, especially that red jacket. The shade is just stunning!
    xox,
    Cee

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  30. AWESOME red coat, and i love the beret!!!

    <3 steffy
    steffysprosandcons.blogspot.com

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  31. I agree whoever created that rule must have been crazy. I'm happy you proved them wrong plus you look lovely!!

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  32. your leopard hat is awesome,perfect finishing touch for this outfit. I am glad you enjoy scores as much as me..I have never heard any of the final fantasy music before but I am going to take a listen!

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  33. so so cute! LOVE THIS! :)

    natalieoffduty.blogspot.com

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  34. beautiful hat and blazer!

    http://laughing-in-the-purple-rain.blogspot.com/

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  35. I love the colors in this outfit, very bold! And the beret it's such a great touch, love it:)

    ♥ kisses ♥

    http://thrilloftheheel.blogspot.com/

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  36. Black and brown totally work together! Add a bit of red and you've got perfection!

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  37. I love how you make brown and black work together. The added pop of red from the blazer also looks beautiful. Good job as always!

    www.thejoyoffashion.blogspot.com

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  38. Such a beautiful outfit! I was actually afraid to risk wearing black and brown together, but a few months back I began experimenting with different pieces and surprisingly they don't look as bad as I thought they would be. :)
    The red blazer and lace skirt are gorgeous! xo

    Lubna | elle VOX

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  39. I love your leopard hat. Can't wait to see your black and white photos.

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  40. OOO, black and white week sounds like a cool idea. I agree about black and brown - they're both neutral colors, why woudn't they work well together??

    Great look - Love the red coat!

    xo, Ashley

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  41. Thanks so much for your kind comment! And you're so right with the leopard print thing! That's genius! And this outfit looks great, especially with the black and brown combined. You mixed them very well!

    -Charlotte

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  42. LOVE the look!!

    http://themessenger-bag.blogspot.com

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  43. I love the whole entire look! The beret is adorable.
    christine
    http://un-stitched.com/

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  44. Do those pictures need to be outfitphotos? 'cause I have got a stash of Black and white photograohy from the city to show on my blog ^^ and I would love to participate :)

    I love your outfit too :) the blazer has an amazing colour, the belt has nice cut outs and the skirt is just awesome! x

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  46. I'm all about black and brown. And, gasp, black and navy!

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  47. thanks for your input on my balance post!! it's always good to hear my blog friends opinions :)
    and i love brown and black together...totally wearing it today!

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  48. i love the color of your belt- so gorgeous! i never understood why people said you couldn't pair black and brown- or navy either- they are crazy! you look fabulous here. <3

    http://aberrantmoda.blogspot.com

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  49. Another great outfit! The beret is so cute.

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  50. This is wonderful! And that blazer ... I WANT! :)


    Fashezine

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    Juliet xxx

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  52. I Love the black and brown! That bit of red and leopard print just top it off nicely.
    You look gorgeous as always :)
    Rx

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  53. Ugh I understand about the hair, I wish I could let mine go curly but it's too short. It'll just be a puffball. I like black and brown a lot although lately I've been going for a lot of black and navy. I realllly like the subtle pattern on your skirt! And always a huge fan of red :)

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