THE ALL-BLACK LOOK is a fashion staple that's often accused of being "safe." But the Philadelphians pictured on this page are pushing the fashion envelope to the next level with a contrast of textures and proportions. A splash of color - leopard heels, checkered boots - spice things up. Ladies are layering knits, leather and wool, and guys are anything but mundane in their classic suits or hipster chic jeans and leather.
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