Brown & black

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1. Calvin Klein | 2. Mango | 3. Tory Burch | 4. Kate Spade | 5. Tory Burch | 6. Zara | 7. J.Crew

I used to be so, so against brown & black together. “They clash, they’re too similar, it just doesn’t work,” I used to say. Then I was inspired by a Calvin Klein bag I spotted in Hudson’s Bay recently – I liked it so much that I immediately Instagrammed it – so I decided to explore brown & black a bit more. Safe to say, I’m a fan now… it’s a pairing that definitely works.

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A bit of black, a bit of sparkle

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Necklace: J. Crew (Similar) | Shirt: Gap | Skirt: H&M
Heels: Marc Fisher (old) | Purse: Calvin Klein (Similar)

I wanted to wear something a bit different for my birthday party… and a studded faux-leather skirt fit the bill. It’s not my typical “look” but I think wearing it with a simple tee and some J. Crew bling toned down the edgy nature of the skirt. I had a few Marilyn Monroe moments in the wind that night, but it was worth it!

PS: Doesn’t my hair look red in these pics? I haven’t dyed it lately… weird!