May 31st, 2016
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Beige Boots

I had an ‘aha’ moment when I saw the hashtag #beigeisthenewblack on Vogue Paris editor Suzanne Koller’s Instagram feed—I couldn’t agree more. This may be the first of many posts extolling one of my favorite neutrals, consider yourself forewarned…

Top image photographed and styled by Venetia Scott for the June issue of W, Céline look bottom, photographed by Mikael Jansson and styled by Anastasia Barbieri for the June/July issue of Vogue Paris.

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J. CREW

Demi-fine 14K gold-plated hoop

CHLOÉ

Oversized-lapel double-breasted wool-blend coat

BURBERRY

Pleated checked wool midi skirt

CALVIN KLEIN 205W39NYC

Checked wool blazer

CALVIN KLEIN 205W39NYC

High-rise straight-leg jeans

MONCLER

Blanche leather ankle boots

SAINT LAURENT

Bellechasse medium leather-trimmed canvas bag

PRADA

Double breasted coat

PRADA

Flared corduroy trousers

SAINT LAURENT

Square belt bag

PRADA

Flared corduroy trousers

SAINT LAURENT

Off-the-shoulder smocked satin top

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  • The lower look is especially beautiful and luxurious. The sand/beige/stone palette is gorgeous, and I agree that it is an elegant neutral option and wearable year round. But I can’t imagine any color could replace black. Black will always have it’s place in the closet – I just don’t think a beige cocktail dress could ever rise to the level of a fabulous black one. For me, black patent pumps are a must, and beige patent would be optional.

    PaulaJune 1st, 2016  1:19 AM

     
  • Wow! Those boots in the second photo, I had pair of Sergio Rossi boots very much like that 30 years ago… they were sooo beautiful, just as these ones are.

    ClaireJune 1st, 2016  5:59 AM

     
  • Love these boots. Treat them like an accessory , wear them with a great black skirt or dress

    FeliciaJune 1st, 2016  7:43 AM

     
  • I love them. Not instead of black, but a great addition. I just bought a pair of beige boots (way more casual than the photos) and I know I’ll wear them year round.

    KathyJune 1st, 2016  8:31 AM

     
  • I think beige is very luxurious looking. It does always look more fragile than black though, which is part of its appeal to me. Black will always be the “work horse”, I think.

    AprilJune 1st, 2016  9:01 AM

     
  • Whenever my husband complains that I wear too much black I immediately gravitate toward the beige section of my closet. Aside from the potential of red wine spillage, it is my favorite–light and elegant.

    BarbaraJune 1st, 2016  9:03 AM

     
  • I love beige and tan. My only concern about the boots is keeping them clean in London where it’s normally rainy. Easier to go with the color in knits and bags.

    MMSJune 1st, 2016  9:42 AM

     
  • I wholeheartedly agree, Preston! The other end of the color spectrum is universally faltering and often more flattering than black.

    KWJune 1st, 2016  3:52 PM

     

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