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11.16.2012

Black, Brown & a Cape (How to Wear Black and Brown, Part II)


To some, black and brown should never go together. Ever. I'm on record as loving these neutrals paired up. To me, it's an easy way to dress for fall (almost winter! shudder...). Everyone has multiple black and brown basics in their wardrobe - just throw on separates and you are out the door! 

What do you think? Do you mix black and brown?




JEANS: Zara TURTLENECK: Gap CAPE: Purchased on vacation in Peru (similar, around $50) SCARF: ASOS BAG & WATCH: Michael Kors SHOES: Kenneth Cole BRACELET: c/o Stella & Dot SUNGLASSES: Gucci

19 comments:

  1. YES, YES, YES!!!!!!!!

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  2. I'll never stop mixing black and brown! I love it!
    -Elissa
    style-wire.com

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    1. Elissa, Allie - Right? Thy looks os good togehter? How did this old 'don't mix black and brown' rule get started anyway?

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  3. You look SO Boston Brahmin! I love it!

    Miss you!
    xo
    Kara
    www.thebostonista.com

    PS: Come enter my giveaway with Rent the Runway silly!

    PPS: I QUIT!

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  4. You do black & brown proud. Meow.

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  6. This is a perfect post from head to toe! Well done! I love your poncho, bag and shoes!
    Have a wonderuful weekend!

    Erin

    thefashionfairyblog@blogspot.com

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  7. i defs do black and brown together! you do it so well here and the bag is the perfect cap to this lovely outfit.

    www.insparisian.blogspot.com

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  8. This outfit is a study in perfection. Love the cape, the bag, and those shoes. Love, Love, Love.

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  9. I'm always mixing black and brown. I think it looks really classy! And I'm obsessed with your cape!

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  10. Ramon Ramon11/16/2012

    I love how you pull off the Cusco alpaca cape, nicely done.

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  11. Love this look Kristen!!! You know I love brown and black together, whoever came up with the idea that they don't go together just wasn't doing it right ;)

    Laura @ A Little Bit of Lacquer

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  12. That cape is fabulous! And I think black and brown together is almost always a good idea.

    -Erin-
    OneTwoSummer

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  13. Loving this look! Capes are so great for this transitional time. Happy thanksgiving!

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  14. I mix them! I especially like the caramel brown with black, but I've put chocolate brown and black together too. And I love a cape! Yours is a really nice, versatile length.

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