Grey Suit

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Grey Suit

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I bought a new grey suit from Portmans in Australia. Great price and freight was not much to get it here to NZ. So much better value than buying here - and better styles to choose from!!

Just need to get it cleaned and pressed before I can wear it out - but I had to look at how I would wear it today- I think it will be a versatile suit because Grey is so neutral. I spent an hour today looking at some styling options.

here's a pic of an outfit idea. I think purples and lilacs - even pinks will be awesome with pale grey. So too would red perhaps.

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I will put some modelling pics up from when I actually wear it out.

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Good looking, classy outfit, nz. I would have thought that almost any colour would go with grey, just being an off-white. Electric blue, golden yellow, purple, maybe pastels would be as effective. Bright, strong colours.
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Very nice, nz! I think the grey suit would work fabulously with the purple top and matching pumps. I see you added accessories like a bag, necklace and earrings, I've mentioned on my thread that I never leave home without a purse and don't feel fully dressed without earrings, so I'm impressed that you're going for the full look/ Can't wait to see pics of you in that ensemble!
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Sinned wrote:
Sat Apr 24, 2021 8:44 am
Good looking, classy outfit, nz.
thanks - I was very pleased to see it arrived ok - and so I had to look to see what coordinates....
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JeffB1959 wrote:
Sat Apr 24, 2021 9:24 am
Very nice, nz! I think the grey suit would work fabulously with the purple top and matching pumps. I see you added accessories like a bag, necklace and earrings, I've mentioned on my thread that I never leave home without a purse and don't feel fully dressed without earrings, so I'm impressed that you're going for the full look/ Can't wait to see pics of you in that ensemble!
thanks JeffB
I know you have high standards too ! As for accessories - well they make an outfit a little sharper looking. As far as earrings go - I have a few piercings in me and my ears are among them so I do wear earrings - but usually only wear drop earrings/hoops etc for an evening out sort of thing. But I thought those earrings matched up well....

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Lovely looking suit. My preference on shoes would be the purple/maroon/aubergine shoes (less severe looking / good colour match).

Good to see you intend to wear stockings with the suit. Legwwar will underpin the professional / smart look.
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Good to see you intend to wear stockings with the suit. Legwwar will underpin the professional / smart look.
thanks.
yes I put a hosiery/stockings option there because I know many are big on hosiery - whereas down here we are more bare legs is ok - as long as they are moisturised etc its ok to go bare.

I'll have to wait and see but with a pencil skirt in suiting sometimes the old suspender belt bumps do ruin your lines... if that makes sense so we'll wait and see how I go.

I prefer the purple pumps too - the only thing putting me off them a tad is they have a gold plated heel (silver would be better)
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nzfreestyler wrote:
Sat Apr 24, 2021 9:34 am
JeffB1959 wrote:
Sat Apr 24, 2021 9:24 am
Very nice, nz! I think the grey suit would work fabulously with the purple top and matching pumps. I see you added accessories like a bag, necklace and earrings, I've mentioned on my thread that I never leave home without a purse and don't feel fully dressed without earrings, so I'm impressed that you're going for the full look/ Can't wait to see pics of you in that ensemble!
thanks JeffB
I know you have high standards too ! As for accessories - well they make an outfit a little sharper looking. As far as earrings go - I have a few piercings in me and my ears are among them so I do wear earrings - but usually only wear drop earrings/hoops etc for an evening out sort of thing. But I thought those earrings matched up well....

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Adding earrings was an experiment at first, and I wasn't sure if I'd like them. Turns out I did, and the rest was history, and I wear them on EVERY outing. As for what you chose for your outfit, I think you picked out a good pair, I think gold matches best and provides contrast with the purple top, kinda like the colors of the Los Angeles Lakers. Heh!
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JeffB1959 wrote:
Sun Apr 25, 2021 9:32 am
kinda like the colors of the Los Angeles Lakers. Heh!
thanks JeffB..... but I doubt the Lakers will be wearing high heels!!
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nzfreestyler wrote:
Sun Apr 25, 2021 9:35 am
JeffB1959 wrote:
Sun Apr 25, 2021 9:32 am
kinda like the colors of the Los Angeles Lakers. Heh!
thanks JeffB..... but I doubt the Lakers will be wearing high heels!!
Quite true! Quite true! :lol:
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Ha ha - just saying... mind you I'd be ok with it if they chose to...Heels are empowering.
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