I plan on wearing a navy blue blouse with black pants and a tan belt. Can I wear black shoes? —via Sydne Style inbox
For starters, let me just say that I love your boldness of breaking fashion rules by mixing navy and black. Now to answer your question: of course you can wear black shoes! Just take a look at Florence Welch of Florence and the Machine, who paired a tan print Vilshenko dress with a navy coat and black boots in London.
If it’s a nighttime event, I suggest taking Sarah Jessica Parker’s lead and go with a metallic shoe. I loved her eclectic mix of a Tory Burch dress, navy YSL jacket and shimmering Manolo Blahnik heels at last week’s Smash premiere.
A tan shoe works as well, especially if you want a more casual outfit, like Claudia Schiffer’s blue and black mix. If you need more outfit ideas on how to wear your navy blouse, see how I wore mine by clicking here!
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