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Smachie
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Smachie
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How do we feel about mixing black and brown together in an outfit? It’s always been kinda a grey area for me…to do it or not to do it?

posted almost 6 years ago
MichelleYue
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MichelleYue
posts: 133

i love it. a lotta black, a little brown.

posted almost 6 years ago
 
AmyK
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AmyK
posts: 51

go for it!

posted almost 6 years ago
 
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I posted a topic similar to this not long ago and the advice given to me was it can be done. However, I am still struggling. I try to avoid it.

posted almost 6 years ago
 
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dress
posts: 18

I was never a huge fan before, but the key is to find the right browns. Usually, the darker the brown, the less I like it when paired with black. Try and find “orangey” browns, it’s a little brighter and usually off-sets the black nicely. :)

posted almost 6 years ago
 
JaneDoe
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JaneDoe
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Lighter browns can be nice. I don’t believe in fashion rules.

posted almost 6 years ago
 
Lilibee
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Lilibee
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Hmmmm, I’m afraid I don’t like blacks and browns together to be honest. Which is a pain for me cos I have brown hair, brown eyes and brown skin, so sometimes I think I look a bit naff wearing black. But I like colour anyway.

posted over 5 years ago
 
initialedt
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initialedt
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I wear black and brown together.

posted over 5 years ago
 
InstantVintage
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InstantVintage
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Rules have no real place in fashion. You can make practically anything work. =)

posted over 5 years ago
 
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This has been a big issue for me because I have so many brown bags and so many black shoes… but no black bag, and no brown shoes!! I’ve been able to find some brown shoes recently, but still have yet to find a great black bag. My poverty guarantees I’ll be without a nice black bag for a long time.

I also agree with InstantVintage that rules don’t have a place in fashion.

posted over 5 years ago
 
xxmidnightkisses
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posts: 415

i dont mind, i dont think it looks bad at all

posted over 4 years ago
 
priya2216
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priya2216
posts: 221

I don’t think it’s that bad as long it’s not an overwhelming mix like a completely black dress and a brown belt or something…

posted over 4 years ago
 
9310751
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9310751
posts: 140

i think it can be done.

one of my favourite combinations is black skinnies with a mocha brown draped leather jacket

posted over 4 years ago
 
arnyfull
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arnyfull
posts: 108

two neutrals @ d same time? maybe it works sometimes…i think it really depends on how you feel on what your wearing and if your confident in it

posted over 4 years ago
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