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Black Is Not Always A Good Idea

December 21, 2015

I know, black is always a good idea and I’m the first one thinking easyeffortless; then wear black. But I eventually ended up by thinking: black is not always a good idea. Let me explain why.

The thing is, when I’m looking for some inspiration for a a Christmas outfit, it’s ALWAYS black. Usually, for a Christmas diner your won’t wear neon or very flashy colors, but more dark colors or sparkling clothes. I’ve racked my brain (not that much actually haha), and wanted to add originality for a Christmas attire by choosing a Klein blue dress. Almost at the opposite of red, sometimes I learned my lesson!!

By the way, no bag needed because your boyfriend, the sweetest gentleman ever, has to carry your stuff, and he will be very happy to give a hand. With a lot of love, of course! 🙂

On a side note: The nice and pleasant temperature never seen as high for the month of December, did not prevent me from not wearing a jacket! And I haven’t caught any cold!! #EmojiSick

PS: Black is not always a good idea. I repeat: black is not always a good idea.

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Jacket, Zara. Dress, Les Petites. Boots, Forever 21. Watch, Daniel Wellington

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68 Comments

  • Reply martabarcelonastyle.com December 21, 2015 at 9:22 am

    That dress is so colorful and chic 🙂

    http://www.martabarcelonastyle.com

  • Reply Mira Tolvanen December 21, 2015 at 9:30 am

    Looks great!

    http://www.hotdecades.com

  • Reply Len Parent December 21, 2015 at 3:07 pm

    Girl, you look so FABULOUS! I love your style! Happy Monday! Wishing you and your family a wonderful holiday season!
    Much love, Len ❤️
    http://www.lenparent.com

  • Reply Sonja December 21, 2015 at 4:15 pm

    Really, really nice outfit! 🙂

    Liebe Grüße,
    Sonja von Sunny Side Up

  • Reply Vanessa December 21, 2015 at 4:29 pm

    Violette, you look stunning! Love the blue dress paired with those black boots! You look stunning, as always!
    xoxo, Vanessa
    http://www.WhatWouldVWear.net

  • Reply Jalisa December 21, 2015 at 4:36 pm

    This was such a cute and fun read, Violette! I love your tone throughout the post, so fun with a lot of truth; black is not always a good idea! I tend to reach more for colors all year round because I feel it excites me more and just gives off great energy. I also love wearing black in combination with brighter or richer colors or bold details, but it’s not one that I find myself wearing a lot of. With that, I love your cobalt blue dress and the way you’ve styled it here. That leather jacket is perfection and I’m simply swooning over those fringed boots! Great styling as always, beautiful 🙂 I hope you have a lovely day and week ahead!

    XO,

    Jalisa
    http://www.thestylecontour.com

    • Reply VioletteDaily December 21, 2015 at 5:11 pm

      Thank you Jalisa, I’m really glad you like it!! Hope you’re having a nice day as well 🙂

  • Reply Yania Pereira (@MVESblog) December 21, 2015 at 5:24 pm

    Lovely dress Violette! You are very beautiful with this color!

    Kisses!
    http://www.mvesblog.com

  • Reply Heidi December 21, 2015 at 5:32 pm

    Loving this color on you!. Such a nice change, and perfect for the holidays.

    Wishes & Reality

  • Reply Nada December 21, 2015 at 5:34 pm

    I love black color because this colour is easy to combinate 🙂 You look great :))
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    • Reply VioletteDaily December 21, 2015 at 6:49 pm

      Me too, but I like to change sometimes! Thank you Nada 🙂

  • Reply Mischelle December 21, 2015 at 5:41 pm

    Beautiful outfit! Your rocking it 🙂

    Mischelle
    http://www.nowthatschic.com

  • Reply Christina Hu December 21, 2015 at 5:46 pm

    Love the cobalt blue and your fringe boots!

    xoxo, Christina

    Stray Birds and Lavender

  • Reply Stephanie December 21, 2015 at 5:58 pm

    Happy holidays and Merry Christmas! Love how you chose blue instead of “christmas-y” colors like green and red haha. You look gorgeous!

    Stephanie ● Sartorial Diner

  • Reply christianne December 21, 2015 at 7:12 pm

    This blue dress you have here so gorgeous! Love it.
    Xo, Christianne
    http://simplychristianne.com

  • Reply jenessa December 21, 2015 at 7:16 pm

    great boots!
    XO JNESS
    jenessasheffield

  • Reply Alice December 21, 2015 at 7:20 pm

    Yes I see what you mean; but then in those situations I just go grey. Lol! 😉

    xo, Alice | Miss Inconnue | Etsy

    • Reply VioletteDaily December 21, 2015 at 8:44 pm

      That’s another great option, but it’s also nice to wear a real color!

  • Reply Rachel December 21, 2015 at 8:13 pm

    You look beautiful, I love how your broke up what would have been a monochromatic look with this shade of blue. Happy Holidays Gorgeous.

    http://www.racheldinh.com

  • Reply jointyicroissanty December 21, 2015 at 9:09 pm

    I adore all elements of this outfit togheter – perfect combo! You look beautiful in blue!

    jointyicroissanty

  • Reply Jane December 21, 2015 at 9:36 pm

    Love this deep blue dress on you! And those boots are amazing as well!
    xo, Jane
    http://www.fitfabfunmom.com

  • Reply Zara Cabañes December 21, 2015 at 10:17 pm

    Nice outfit!!

  • Reply Filipa Jackson December 21, 2015 at 11:20 pm

    I love me an all black ensemble, so I have to admit the title of this post scared me… but I am loving this blue dress its such a gorgeous colour! You look fantastic

    Filipa x

    http://www.playingwithapparel.com
    http://www.instagram.com/filipajackson

    • Reply VioletteDaily December 22, 2015 at 8:54 am

      Thank you Filipa!! Haha don’t be scared black is just so easy, and I wanted to complicated things a bit more 🙂

  • Reply Kiki December 22, 2015 at 4:18 am

    Love that dress, cobalt is such a pretty shade on you! Great look 🙂
    xo Kiki
    http://colormekiki.com/

  • Reply Tina December 22, 2015 at 9:40 am

    I love that you went with this beautiful royal blue! You will definitely stand out from the crowd!

    Tina
    http://www.justatinabit.com

    • Reply VioletteDaily December 22, 2015 at 5:08 pm

      Thank you Tina, I’m glad you like it!! x

  • Reply THE AVANTGUARDIAN December 22, 2015 at 1:39 pm

    I agree, I should probably start wearing more color too!
    This dress looks fab on you Violette! Happy holidays!
    http://www.theavantguardian.com

  • Reply Gabrielle December 22, 2015 at 4:54 pm

    Oh yes, why when black when you look this good in electric blue?! haha 🙂 This outfit is completely flawless from head-to-toe; the boots are everything and I love your choice of elegant Chanel bag!

    aglassofice.com
    x

    • Reply VioletteDaily December 22, 2015 at 5:07 pm

      Thank you for your so sweet comment Gabrielle!! So glad you like it 🙂

  • Reply Catarina December 22, 2015 at 4:55 pm

    I love it, it’s definitely different!
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  • Reply Surekha @dreamingloud December 22, 2015 at 5:14 pm

    omg! those fringe boots are amazing. goes perfect with your blue dress.

    http://dreaminloud.com/fair-isle-and-pom-pom-hats/

  • Reply Mónica Sors - Mes Voyages à Paris December 22, 2015 at 6:00 pm

    Love your blue dress!!!
    XX

    Mónica Sors

    MES VOYAGES À PARIS

    OUTFIT FOR CHRISTMAS SHOPPING DAY!

  • Reply StylNova December 23, 2015 at 5:08 am

    Great combination! Those fringe boots are super! Pretty Photos 🙂
    http://www.StylNova.net

  • Reply Rebecca December 23, 2015 at 3:16 pm

    Lovely in blue – Wishing you a very Merry Christmas!

    Rebecca
    http://www.redtagchiclosangeles.com

    • Reply VioletteDaily December 23, 2015 at 4:03 pm

      Thank you Rebecca! Merry Christmas to you too!

  • Reply Ashley December 23, 2015 at 7:39 pm

    Love the blue color! Looks great on you!

    -Ashley
    http://www.ashtastical.weebly.com

  • Reply Annie December 24, 2015 at 10:13 pm

    I am totally with you on this one! I am wearing that EXACTLY cobalt blue color right now for my Christmas Eve festivities. Love this color on you!
    xo Annie
    http://collectivepassions.com

    • Reply VioletteDaily December 25, 2015 at 10:51 am

      This blue is such an amazing color!! Merry Christmas Annie! x

  • Reply Elizabeth T. December 25, 2015 at 7:20 am

    Loving the bright pop of color 🙂 While black is such a timeless color, I agree that an occasional splash of color really brightens up any outfit and day <3 Have a Merry Christmas!

    XO, Elizabeth
    http://clothestoyouuu.com/

    • Reply VioletteDaily December 25, 2015 at 10:49 am

      I’m happy you agree Elizabeth 🙂 Merry Christmas!! x

  • Reply Anamika Rakshit December 29, 2015 at 7:56 am

    Hey Violette,
    i am new follower of your blog. What i loved the most about your blog is its not a ott upscale, glamorous blog. yours are chick, yet comfortable which anyone can try and replicate

    • Reply VioletteDaily December 29, 2015 at 11:35 am

      Thank you for this kind comment! It’s exactly what my blog is about and don’t to overact anything!

  • Reply Samantha December 31, 2015 at 4:24 am

    Beautiful cobalt blue, it really pops!!! Whereas if you wore black you won’t stand out.

    Samantha Series | bloglovin

    • Reply VioletteDaily December 31, 2015 at 5:43 pm

      Thank you Sam! I agree so much with you!

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