Today's Everyday Fashion: Black and Brown

 Inspiration:  Talbots catalog

Inspiration: Talbots catalog

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Black + brown is one of my favorite color combos, but I usually stick to safe cognac tones - the contrast makes it easy to mix with black. But today's look proves that chocolate brown can work with black, too. A bit of leopard makes the transition seamless, since it contains both colors. And as a bonus the scarf adds warmth to a v-neck sweater on a cold day. Would you ever wear these colors together?

Sweater: Gap, $15 (similar, similar)
Skirt: Limited, $35 (similar, similar)
Scarf: H&M, $13
Shoes: Chinese Laundry c/o, old (similar, similar, similar)
Purse: Michael Kors, family gift
Bracelets: My Stella & Dot 1, 2
Rings: My Stella & Dot, $39

Sweater is 6 years old (I estimated the price), scarf is 3 years old, shoes and purse are a year old, skirt is recent. 

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