Navy with interest

It’s interesting to look at my clothes with specific categories like this because I’m noticing all my navy items have some interesting feature to make the color less classic: paisley, lace trim, duster length, velvet, tulle, balloon and bell sleeves, asymmetry, distressing, moto jacket style “light navy” trousers. 

The only item I don’t wear much is my navy bag.  Maybe it’s too classic or I don’t like wearing it with other navy pieces?  Maybe I need to wear it in an unexpected way with lilac, lavender or aqua.  

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  • Star replied 10 months ago

    You are right!  They do all have interesting details, and I think, for me that is the way to go with navy if you want to veer away from the conservative vibes it can create.  Yes, I think the bag will be more fun as a contrast with a white or lilac outfit.

  • lyn67 replied 10 months ago

    I don't have many bottoms in navies -all I have  some tops, sweaters and cardigans at the moment, and yes, the top has a ruffled Vneck, between the3x cardigans one is a crochet mesh with hood, other is zippered and one with added silver fibre-so generally all have some texture and/or interest. Now, out  to look at  my other colors to find out  which of them are plain- if I have these, at all. What does that say about me/us?

  • Barbara Diane replied 10 months ago

    Those have nice details!

  • Dee replied 10 months ago

    Those are lovely navy pieces, no corporate navy there.

  • Janet replied 10 months ago

    These are truly great and uniquely-detailed navy pieces — just the kind of thing I’d look for in navy as well. I have ended up with navy occasion wear quite often in the last decade, for some reason, and it has worked well for me. I especially like it when it has some texture or shine or pattern. That velvet top looks so luxe!

  • Runcarla replied 10 months ago

    Beautiful collection.  

  • Suz replied 10 months ago

    Nice collection and it makes sense you would look for items that are less traditional or maybe corporate or crisp in this colour! 

  • Angie replied 10 months ago

    Gorgeous navy items!

  • Jaime replied 10 months ago

    Beautiful pieces. Yes, try the bag with a strange contrasting outfit.

  • RobinF replied 10 months ago

    Great pieces! I love the details. Great idea to pair the bag with unusual colors. 

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