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Is it really true that you can't mix black with navy?  

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I bought this new Ralph Lauren spring jacket, but I really wanted it in black (it only comes in navy). my issue with navy is itll look odd with my black jeans or whenever I wear black pants for work. Is it really true that you can't mix navy with black? help please!!!

 

 

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No, it's not true.  What's more important is the tone of the navy and the black.  If they both have similar undertones (some navies are more blue/black, for example, and some blacks have some blue in them), then they match well.  

 

Besides, some of the coolest tuxedos are midnight blue with black grosgrain lapels, so...

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No, it's not true.  What's more important is the tone of the navy and the black.  If they both have similar undertones (some navies are more blue/black, for example, and some blacks have some blue in them), then they match well.  

 

Besides, some of the coolest tuxedos are midnight blue with black grosgrain lapels, so...

 

+1 to all of this.

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