Nothing makes my style heart flutter than wearing a great all black outfit. Not only does all black look chic and lavish when done right but it is an easy go to for anyone and is so versatile. Of course, you should still be careful to avoid looking too plain or goth-like, unless that is your goal. The best way to wear all black is with pieces that are great quality, sophisticated and make you feel confident. This should ring true whether you’re putting together cool casual looks with jeans or party ensembles like how to wear double sequins.
MAKING BLACK STAND OUT
All black outfits present the opportunity to play with texture, fabrics and shapes, which all stand out more on the dark canvas. A style tip would be to make 1-2 pieces of your outfit the focal points. This is so that you look sophisticated and intentional. Just like a leather blazer in this new year’s all black outfit or an all black ruffle dress outfit and even a pom pom hat and fur coat in an all black casual outfit. It’s best to have pieces that stand out against the rest for dimension and interest.
This featured all black outfit worked as a smart-casual morning meetings look. It was also appropriate and comfortable for the breezy weather. I opted for styling a lace insert top to add texture with cropped tailored black trousers. Then for more dimension, I layered two leather jackets, a short sleeve quilted jacket and a long sleeve cropped jacket. To then break up the the black a bit, I added small splashes of colour with the bag and scarf. Another style alternative would be a black printed scarf like the one featured in this black outfit for the last days of winter. This would be another focal piece of the outfit adding character that also seals the all black deal.
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Love your earrings! The bag looks totally different here. In the picture you tweeted it looked metallic and the blue bits looked lilacish! Still a beaut though. X
Thanks Vieve. Oooh a metallic and lilac version sounds lush, lol… great idea.
love this look, especially that quilted jacket!!
Thank you Amy, much appreciated. Xx