How to Style A Grey Outfit

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It was a cold and rainy Sunday… but actually. I was so worried that my planned photo shoot would be ruined by the sprinkling rain. Scott and I toughed it out, went downtown at 12 noon and went to work! Despite the elements, these pictures came out amazing and the grey tone of the skies and background match my outfit perfectly.

For this shoot I paired my Down East Basics button down with some high waisted waxy jeans and a faux leather jacket. The entire time while shooting, my body wasn’t cold because my DownEast Basics top kept me incredibly warm. I love how versatile this piece is. Last weekend I wore it horseback riding and today I’m styling it in a photo shoot. I can also use it as “comfy clothes” while chilling at home, or even wear it to work. Needless to say, this piece is a favorite of mine this season!

Grey is a very easy color to style and it always looks incredibly chic. I love how many shades of grey there are (I’m trying SO hard not to make a 50 Shades reference…) and if you notice in my outfit, my top, boots and jacket are all a variety of grey colors. Styling extremely similar shades of colors is so easy because it really brings the look together. You don’t want to look like you blindly spun a color wheel while styling yourself, but you also don’t want to be drowned out in the same color. Ever wonder why grey is so perfect to style? That’s because it looks incredible with white and black – two of the easiest colors to style. With a pair of black pants and a white and black bag, these neutral colors tied the outfit together perfectly.

Tell me in the comments below, do you like to wear grey or does it dampen your style?

 

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Jacket: BB Dakota (similar here, here, here – all under $100!), Jeans: Cheap Monday, Top: DownEast Basics, Boots: Boutique 9 (similar here, here), Purse: BCBG (similar here, here) Rings: Gorjana

Thank you DownEast Basics for Sponsoring this post!

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72 Comments

  1. Roselyn
    December 5, 2016 / 10:14 PM

    I love how you styled the gray! I love wearing gray with black distressed denim or all grey with pops of yellow! xo, Roselyn
    http://www.thestylelynnlife.com

    • tayloraube
      December 6, 2016 / 2:24 PM

      Yes! Such a cute idea 🙂

  2. barbara.aube@gmail.com
    December 5, 2016 / 11:59 PM

    love grey … love your top … looks soft and comfy 🙂

    • tayloraube
      December 6, 2016 / 2:23 PM

      It really is comfy!! And it would look great on anyone 🙂

  3. December 6, 2016 / 3:42 PM

    I love that jacket. The outfit looks very comfortable and effortless.

    wwww.seenaskristine.com

    • tayloraube
      December 6, 2016 / 4:21 PM

      You are so sweet! Thanks so much 🙂

  4. Diana
    December 6, 2016 / 6:55 PM

    Love the blouse, the boots, the jacket, your hair. ! You always make your outfits look so easy and put together and beautiful.
    No both of you, get off that ledge, you are scaring me. 🙂

    • tayloraube
      December 7, 2016 / 1:05 PM

      Hahah! Trust me, Scott and I were both a little scared. But we got the shot!

  5. December 6, 2016 / 9:20 PM

    Great outfit, love the sitting on the wall picture!

    • tayloraube
      December 7, 2016 / 1:04 PM

      Thank you! I’m afraid of heights so it was a little challenging, but I’ll do anything for the shot ahha 😛

  6. December 7, 2016 / 3:32 PM

    Gorgeous outfit and photos! 🙂 I love the contrast of your hair in the pictures!

    anaprodanovich.com

    • tayloraube
      December 8, 2016 / 6:04 PM

      Thank you! My hair is so vibrant right now, so glad I went back to my natural color 🙂

  7. Ruthie
    December 7, 2016 / 3:38 PM

    Where do I even begin?! I absolutely love this outfit head to toe! That jacket is a must-have as well as those boots! You styled this outfit to perfection and I’m obsessed with your hair babe!

    • tayloraube
      December 8, 2016 / 6:03 PM

      Thank you so much Ruthie, you’re the best!

    • tayloraube
      December 8, 2016 / 6:03 PM

      Thank you Laura, it really is a great color to style!

  8. December 7, 2016 / 4:00 PM

    You definitely know how to style gray! I love every element of your outfit! That jacket is to die for and your red hair really stands out! You look beautiful!

    • tayloraube
      December 8, 2016 / 6:02 PM

      April you are so sweet, thank you 🙂

  9. Nataly
    December 7, 2016 / 4:11 PM

    Grey is my go-to! You styled this look perfectly!

    • tayloraube
      December 8, 2016 / 6:01 PM

      It’s becoming mine as well. Thank you so much!

    • tayloraube
      December 8, 2016 / 6:01 PM

      Thanks Courtney! Every girl needs a reliable button down and leather jacket in her life! Happy shopping 🙂

    • tayloraube
      December 8, 2016 / 6:00 PM

      It’s just so easy and versatile. It also looks great with all different colors.

    • tayloraube
      December 8, 2016 / 6:00 PM

      I’ve got my eye on a thick grey sweater for the cold winter, can’t wait to wear it!

  10. December 7, 2016 / 5:29 PM

    WOW- you seriously look amazing! Grey is definitely working for you girlie! XOXO, Aly

    • tayloraube
      December 8, 2016 / 5:59 PM

      Thank you so much Aly! It was such a fun shoot

  11. Nicole Fuentes
    December 7, 2016 / 5:55 PM

    I hear ya girl, It’s been cold and rainy in Austin and as much as I love it photographing sucks! You, on the other hand, look just fab.

    xx, Nicole
    http://www.nicolesometimes.com

    • tayloraube
      December 8, 2016 / 5:59 PM

      Thankfully sunshine is in the forecast this weekend 🙂

    • tayloraube
      December 8, 2016 / 5:59 PM

      Thanks Amanda, I am not great with hair so I styled this one differently, I’m glad you like it 🙂

  12. December 7, 2016 / 6:28 PM

    You styled the grey perfectly ! I love your entire outfit !!

    • tayloraube
      December 8, 2016 / 5:58 PM

      You’re so kind Morgan, thank you 🙂

    • tayloraube
      December 8, 2016 / 5:58 PM

      Thanks Anna! My hair definitely POPS in this pictures haha!

    • tayloraube
      December 8, 2016 / 5:57 PM

      Thank you Liz, monochrome outfits are so easy to mix and match!

    • tayloraube
      December 8, 2016 / 5:57 PM

      Thank you so much Nina, you’re the best!

  13. December 7, 2016 / 8:58 PM

    Grey looks phenomenal on you, especially with that hair! I love the shoes, as well. I love how you can dress it up or dress it down & love that you brought the blouse out for horseback riding. Versatility is key. Grey is probably one of my absolute favourite colours to wear – with all the different shades, the options are endless…. not to mention it’s hella chic! 😉 x Shannon

    • tayloraube
      December 8, 2016 / 5:57 PM

      Thanks Shannon! This is such a sweet comment 🙂 I love versatile pieces and DownEast has some of the BEST pieces that will fit many different needs in your life!

  14. December 7, 2016 / 8:59 PM

    Gray is always a favorite of mine! I’ve been wearing it constantly lately!

    By Lauren M

    • tayloraube
      December 8, 2016 / 5:56 PM

      I bet it looks so fabulous on you!

    • tayloraube
      December 8, 2016 / 5:56 PM

      Thank you Carina, it’s not a color I normally wear but blogging has brought me to try new trends and styles! 🙂

    • tayloraube
      December 8, 2016 / 5:55 PM

      Thanks Jessica!

  15. Sam
    December 8, 2016 / 2:06 AM

    Love the gray tones!This color looks fab on you and I love that leather jacket too!

    xx Sam |The Heart of the House

    • tayloraube
      December 8, 2016 / 5:55 PM

      Thanks so much! This jacket is def one of my favorites 🙂

  16. Ashley
    December 8, 2016 / 3:29 AM

    This outfit is SO cute! I love the shades of grey and adore how you accessorized! You have the prettiest hair, girl!

    xo Ashley

    • tayloraube
      December 8, 2016 / 5:55 PM

      Thank you Ashley! I used my Amika hair straightener to get these curls, stay tuned for a post on what products I used 🙂

    • tayloraube
      December 8, 2016 / 5:54 PM

      Yay! I love red heads and strawberry blondes 🙂

  17. Teresa
    December 8, 2016 / 3:09 PM

    I love everything about this look! Especially the bag and shoes. So cute!

    • tayloraube
      December 8, 2016 / 5:54 PM

      Teresa you are so sweet, thank you!

    • tayloraube
      December 8, 2016 / 5:54 PM

      Thank you so much Steph!

  18. December 8, 2016 / 4:29 PM

    You look absolutely stunning!!! I love your hair color so much! I asked my husband if he had any red-hair genes in his family because I wanted red-headed kids! Ha ha! I am loving your look! Grey is a color I would not normally gravitate too! I think with my dark skin tone it would look blah, blah — but on you HONEY – you SHINE!
    xo Debbie | http://www.tothineownstylebetrue.com
    P.S. I love Down East!!!

    • tayloraube
      December 8, 2016 / 5:54 PM

      I think it’s because I’m so pale and my hair is so vibrant it looks good on me! It’s funny what colors suit people and what colors dno’t. Thanks so much for your sweet comment 🙂

    • tayloraube
      December 9, 2016 / 3:31 PM

      Not going to lie, my entire butt got soaked and was cold for the rest of the shoot haha, the entire garage was so wet! You can’t really tell in the pictures though! Thanks so much Tiffani.

    • tayloraube
      December 9, 2016 / 3:30 PM

      Thank you Maggie, you’re the best!

    • tayloraube
      December 9, 2016 / 3:30 PM

      Agreed! And I know we all have some killer grey pieces in our wardrobes. Time to bust them out!

  19. Kristina
    December 9, 2016 / 6:51 PM

    You’re rocking this monochrome look- not to mention your hair adds a gorgeous pop of color!

    xo, Kristina
    Medicine & Manicures

  20. December 12, 2016 / 12:52 AM

    Just looking at you sitting on the edge of that building makes me scared. I couldn’t do it! The shot is so amazing though! Loving the monochrome look- and you look beautiful as always love. Hugs, Kait
    http://www.baskinginburgundy.com

    • tayloraube
      December 12, 2016 / 5:19 PM

      Trust me, I was scared too! I hate heights haha

  21. December 22, 2016 / 5:44 AM

    Such a great look! Love the all grey pieces, but that jacket is my fave!

    xx,
    Nikki

    thenikkistandard.com

  22. Gracyn
    May 17, 2017 / 11:45 PM

    Perfect shots! Thanks for your post!

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