Purple and Gray

Today I participated in a mock trial as a juror. It was a lot of fun. I had to wear lots of layers because the facility ran cold. So I'm wearing a long-sleeved black tee under the dress and a tweed jacket over the whole thing to keep warm. I loved the idea of doing charcoal gray tights and shoes with the purple dress and b/w tweed. Everyone responded well to the color of the dress. I think because it stood out so well against the neutrals. This is the first time I've worn these pieces together though I've had both for some time. What do you think?

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23 Comments

  • Tanya replied 6 years ago

    Stunning, as always.  That shade of purple is magical on you.

  • Beth Ann replied 6 years ago

    Purple is my favorite color, so I would love this, naturally.  I love the matching tights and shoes, too.  You look elegant and vibrant!

  • torontogirl replied 6 years ago

    Yep, Tanya took the words right out of my mouth: "Stunning, as always."

  • Transcona Shannon replied 6 years ago

    This works beautifully. The colors and proportions are perfect.

  • MsMaven replied 6 years ago

    Great combination--one of my favorites.  

  • shevia replied 6 years ago

    You outshine any juror I have ever seen!

  • Karie replied 6 years ago

    That shade of purple is gorgeous on you. Both pieces work extremely well together.

  • Adelfa replied 6 years ago

    Gorgeous combination, and great on you. This reminds me of when my boss and I interviewed a young woman to fill a position as a therapist in our agency. She wore a gray sheath dress with purple pumps and a purple bag. My boss was completely overcome with how great she looked and hired her practically on the strength of her fab gray and purple outfit. This was the first of many stunning outfits. Luckily she turned out to be a great employee:-)

  • gardenchick replied 6 years ago

    Love it! I'm already a huge purple fan and have gotten into gray this year. This combo is inspiring....

  • fuzzylogic replied 6 years ago

    Love that purple on you! You are one stylish juror!

  • Lantana replied 6 years ago

    Not just any old purple and not just any old grey, you have chosen glorious shades that complement each other perfectly, resulting in a strong yet gentle palette. You are amazing.

  • El Cee replied 6 years ago

    You look gorgeous in the purple/gray combo.. Lovely outfit, DV!

  • Day Vies replied 6 years ago

    Adelfa - I have really been crushing on purple and gray for the past week. I have worn gray suits with purple accessories to interviews. I just don't have a purple bag that I would take on interviews. Something to consider...

  • Joy replied 6 years ago

    What do I think? I think, "WOW". Pretty in purple; gorgeous in grey.

  • Suz replied 6 years ago

    I think you look vibrant and professional. 

    I love mock trials. And it's fun to be juror for a change rather than on the other end of the proceedings. 

  • suzanne replied 6 years ago

    Those colors and those pieces look wonderful together. Great choices!

  • rachylou replied 6 years ago

    Ooh, I like. Esp. the monochromatic legs/feet :)

  • LoriFLA replied 6 years ago

    The purple is gorgeous! I love the hosiery and shoes. Perfection.

  • Thistle replied 6 years ago

    You look amazing in that gorgeous purple. And springlike. I also like the grey in place of black. It looks so lovely with the purple and the lighter shade helps evoke spring.

  • TraceyLiz65 replied 6 years ago

    A favorite color combo...and absolutely radiant on you!

  • Angie replied 6 years ago

    Gorgeous. xo

  • Kat replied 6 years ago

    Purple and grey, love it!  And I have to say, the grey tights really work too.

  • adombecky replied 6 years ago

    oh, that's a good idear and I think these two colors are great.In future I will try it.

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