A reader asks for guidance on their achromatic wardrobe.
Years ago, at barely 20 and as a bicycle racer without a team affiliation, I started wearing black. I then began choosing black shirts, shoes, trousers and jackets (the exceptions being pure white shirts with my suit and, once or twice at Christmas, a red tie). I like wearing black and have continued to do so. But many folks interpret my color choices as a statement of some sort, and I get frequent sarcastic or even mocking comments. Can I keep my personal style? Or do I need to change? — Ron, Hancock, Vt.
In art, where black was the first pigment
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