Seriously though - there is an elegance in simplicity.
I'm often mindboggled when I read posts to find that someone has a foot high stack of silk print squares but not a single white linen.
Like the Italians, I'd say 95% of SF members would look better if they focused on mastering the rules before attempting to transcend the genre. Especially younger members where it just comes across contrived.
Get the black cap. Get the navy suit. Get the black knit. THEN experiment. Not the reverse.