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Black + Blue

For some reason, wearing black and navy together makes one feel very French, n’est-ce pas?  Really, I think that particular combination makes both (neutral, sometimes boring) colors more interesting. They’re both integral to my wardrobe palette.

These pants (a result of the lazy DIY, if you recall) are so cool and breezy–perfect for the hot and humid weather we’ve been having. I added some cognac-colored leather accessories and gold jewelry for interest.

Tank, H+M; pants, thrifted; shoes, Ash; belt, The Limited; bag, Coccinelle; leaf necklace, Forever21; tassel necklace, vintage.

Man, I love summer!

  • Fajr | Stylish Thought

    June 7, 2010 at 10:05 am Reply

    Loving the ease of this outfit and the brown leather access-o-rays!

  • Alicia

    June 7, 2010 at 1:29 pm Reply


    Black and navy make such great partners.

  • Jenny

    June 7, 2010 at 2:58 pm Reply

    You look amazing! And I love seeing those peg leg trousers in action. I love the side-swept hair. I can’t make my hair have texture or curl to save my life, but if one day my hair allowed for styling, I’d want to style it like yours.


  • Ranu

    June 7, 2010 at 7:38 pm Reply

    SOOOOOOOOOOO amazing. I literally got chills when this post loaded on my screen. LOVE, LOVE, LOVE EVERYTHING!!! (Sorry for the all caps!)

    • tamia

      June 11, 2010 at 8:25 am Reply

      Thanks, Ranu!

  • Kyla

    June 8, 2010 at 5:21 pm Reply

    love, love, love! going right into the inspiration folder!

  • Grit and Glamour

    June 9, 2010 at 10:02 am Reply

    This outfit rocks! Love…especially with the shoes.

  • Ornella

    June 10, 2010 at 6:18 am Reply

    I have to agree, navy is Very French.
    To me, the “frenchest” of then all, is navy/white/red (rouge carmin pour être plus précis)
    May the Fabness be with you forever.

  • meg // morningmidnight

    June 18, 2010 at 12:32 pm Reply

    i’m loving your hair!

    the accessories and shoes really make this outfit great 🙂

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