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@blackhole99 wrote:

@daisy123which color do you think you would get more wear out of?


I wear a lot of black,  I am large busted so i try
and wear dark colors on top. I feel comfortable in black..... but being older i worry aout the harshness of the shade.

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If you like the-sweater and the fit....I would keep both. You will regret it later if you send one back....

 

and then there is the shipping loss of $$$....

 

both taupe and Black are fabulous shades on you! 

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I consider black to be too harsh for someone with a very fair, pale complexion.   I have similar coloring and never wear black tops for that reason.  I'm not crazy about drab taupe either but it beats black.

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@GAQShopr53 wrote:

@daisy123 wrote:

getting sweater for christmas. I got both black and a taupe shade. I have marybeth 's coloring and about her age. Help please can't decide...can't keep both !!


I would go with the taupe as it is lighter and a more cheerful color!


@GAQShopr53.   Taupe cheerful?  Don't think I've ever seen a cheerful shade of taupe.

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Re: Black or Taupe.....

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I think a lot of people think that taupe is a muddy color of yellow brown but it is not.  It is a rich gray with some brownish pink thrown in to make it sunshiny.  Very classy.  On a scale of 1-10, class and colors, I rank black an 8, white a 9 and taupe a 10 (f they are all done properly, not trashy, but elegant).

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As someone with fair hair skin and eyes I find taupe to be tricky. It has to be just the right shade! Black always works

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@daisy123

Here is MaryBeth in black.  She doesn't look "washed-out" to me or in black or any color she wears.

I would say it depends on makeup and/or accessories.  Lots more pictures of MaryBeth below:

Related image Image result for marybeth roe

 

Here she is in a pale taupe:

 

Remember this?

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Now this is more gray than actual taupe, but it may help:

Image result for marybeth roe

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@Homegirl  That dress you referred to as taupe does not look taupe to me.  It looks like a greenish-yellow with an ivory lace over it, thus making it more in the yellowish brown family, not the gray-pink brown but that's just my idea of taupe.  I think of taupe as difficult to distinguish from some grays.

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Re: Black or Taupe.....

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That must be the way it looks on your own screen, @NameAlreadyTaken

I see zero green or yellow.  Just a pale taupe.  Taupe is basically grey/beige, as you know.

 

Do a search for MaryBeth Roe and check out all her images and this dress will pop up multiple times.  It's the one she wore to her son's wedding.

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@Homegirl wrote:

That must be the way it looks on your own screen, @NameAlreadyTaken

I see zero green or yellow.  Just a pale taupe.  Taupe is basically grey/beige, as you know.

 

Do a search for MaryBeth Roe and check out all her images and this dress will pop up multiple times.  It's the one she wore to her son's wedding.


@Homegirl  Thank you for clearing that up.  Yes, it does look sort of limey on my screen under ivory lace.