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Breaking Black 4 Comments


It’s fashion week everyone! Ok, we can’t all get into runway shows but we can still give our clothes a front row seat. I’m a sucker for colour but I’ve challenged myself to work with black this time. I’ll start with a sparkly black full skirt and match it with sparkly black tights previously featured on Sparkly Blues. Glitter, glitter on the wall, who’s the most glittery of all?

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I know, I owe you a disclaimer already. That’s right, I’m wearing my red shoes previously featured on Tread on Red. I can’t help it! And while I’m there, I’ll add green gloves too. You can guess by now that I’m going for a vintage look. Must add a petticoat. Voila, my new skirt looks vintage now.

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Aim to nail the accessories. I have broken the black with colours. Now I can safely go back to black, or rather black and white. I think this look needs a black and white clutch and a matching top hat. 

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When wearing a full skirt, I like to have the top fitted. I have this tweed suit jacket that is perfect for the look I’m after. It’s grey-ish with black and white threads. You may have had enough of accessories, but I have to add a vintage ladybug pin to complete this outfit. My ladybug is red, black & white. What else would a woman want? Oh yes to twirl this outfit! Tru’ La La – Oh’ La La!

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So, go on – experiment with your clothes. Break your black. Give your outfits a first row treatment. Happy Fashion Week!

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GET THE LOOK: The skirt is Anthropologie Polaris skirt currently on sale. Sparkly tights are Vince Camuto antique tight, but I also love the Nordstrom Sparkle TightsRed shoes are vintage Charles Jourdan – an all-time best vintage find from Beacon’s Closet. My hat, gloves and bag are vintage too. The jacket is Milly New York. Sunglasses are Marc by Marc Jacobs, multiple colours available on Amazon.

Photoshoot location: Midtown East Rooftop, Manhattan, New York with Pressy Nathan behind the camera.


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