7 Brown Outfits That Might Make You Love This Colour More Than Black

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I live in a pallet of neutral tones (think chocolates, caramels, beiges and creams), so it was no hard task to wear as many brown pieces as I could in just a week. Who What Wear’s Emma Spedding feels so strongly about this trend she’s gone as far to say brown is the new black, and I am totally on board with it.

I wore brown for seven days straight, attempting to make brown look less like a paper bag and fashion forward. I tried every styling move I could think of, from colour clashes to head-to-toe looks to tonal dressing. Keep scrolling to see the seven ways I wore brown, and then shop my must-have pieces.