Mixing fabrics - a very "back to basics" question!

(5 Posts)
Zola1980 Sat 09-Jul-16 19:31:31

I have just bought a new black blazer. would you wear this with black 7/8's trousers even if the fabrics don't match?! i thought if i wear it layered with a longer top, this would sit between the two fabrics and look ok?!

FeliciaJollygoodfellow Sat 09-Jul-16 23:20:52

Yes, that's my go to work outfit!

MelanieCheeks Sat 09-Jul-16 23:22:19

Absolutely yes!

Yika Sun 10-Jul-16 07:28:38

I think it can look a bit weird, the tone and texture can look off.

elliefredericksen Sun 10-Jul-16 15:25:23

It's not about the fabric - in fact the same fabric would look like a work suit or too matchy - but more if the blacks are the same shade of black. I wear a lot of black but some things I'd like to wear together just don't go because one black is darker than the other.

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