11/11/2014 12:31 pm ET

10 Fashion Opposites That Always Attract

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For people who don't live and breathe fashion, getting dressed is about finding items that "go" together. It's choosing the pants that "match" with a top, and the jacket that "fits" with the shirt. All that going and matching and fitting might make for a perfectly good outfit, but it'll never really get you to a great one. For greatness, you've got to go in the opposite direction.

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