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Old 05-11-2015, 01:33 PM
 
Location: Oakland, CA
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The trick is that the brown (or the blue) has to be a distinct shade to contrast with the black. Otherwise it looks like you tried to match and failed.
Agreed!
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Old 05-11-2015, 02:56 PM
 
Location: UpstateNY
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Leggings are a don't IMO......
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Old 05-11-2015, 03:01 PM
 
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I would never do it until I saw a friend do it and she looked beyond cute.

So I got me a pair of flat brown boots and wear the heck out of them, yes with black leggings.

At least I don't top it off with a denim mini skirt like my buddy....she was much younger than I.
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Old 05-11-2015, 03:19 PM
 
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OMG! You should seriously hide in your house, like, forever if all your pants & shoes don't match right and for sure forever if your leggings & boots are not the same color. Especially after May. Wow, can't believe that's even a really question!
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Old 05-11-2015, 03:20 PM
 
Location: Middle America
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I don't, as a rule, mix brown and black, but lots of people do. Just depends on your taste.
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Old 05-11-2015, 03:30 PM
 
Location: Michigan
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Brown shoes and black pants are sort of a trend now so it's not as much of a faux pas as before. I'd rock it with a cream colored top and brown earthy jewelry and maybe a blue-jean jacket.
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Old 05-11-2015, 03:34 PM
 
Location: Denver CO
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I think brown and black look great together. Not as big a fan of navy and black - a lighter shade of blue, sure, that looks great. But some navies read black, some blacks read kind of blue, and unless it's done perfectly, it just looks like a mismatched mess. And few of us manage to pull of perfection.
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Old 05-11-2015, 03:48 PM
 
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OMG! You should seriously hide in your house, like, forever if all your pants & shoes don't match right and for sure forever if your leggings & boots are not the same color. Especially after May. Wow, can't believe that's even a really question!
You should be glad you're not a guy, then.

How to Wear Brown Shoes & Boots for Men ? Gentleman's Gazette
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Old 05-11-2015, 04:00 PM
 
Location: Naples, FL
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I think it depends on the top. I happen to like the contrast of brown leggings; black boots with a black top on top.

I also do not like black and navy together.
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Old 05-11-2015, 05:01 PM
 
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OMG! You should seriously hide in your house, like, forever if all your pants & shoes don't match right and for sure forever if your leggings & boots are not the same color. Especially after May. Wow, can't believe that's even a really question!
Sorry, but matchymatchy went out with the Ark.

Havent you seen all the pattern clash on the runways?
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