Back to Black

This post comes from our blog intern, Aubrie!

If there’s one way of dressing that never seems to go out of style, it has to be all black. Sometimes this reliable way of styling needs to be revisited and praised for all it’s glory. Wearing all black is certainly a time saver when putting together a look. Yet there’s an even more important reason why a little black dress, a black bag, or black skinnies are a staple in any woman’s wardrobe… black is always undeniably cool. No matter what season, occasion, or time of day, the inky hue makes a bold statement anyone can pull off.

The skill of layering black on black can effortlessly show off your most flattering look with just the right amount of edge when done right. For the colder months ahead, we’re all about getting in touch with our darker side and mastering the art of black better than ever.

Get the Look: Crackled Foil Sherpa Jacket, Valley City Top, Seamed Moto Skinny, Casey Loafer, Venture Vegan Crossbody, Capsule Slouchy Beanie

Who ever said you couldn’t be cozy and cool at the same time? This coat is a must-have black staple for my wardrobe this season. It’s ridiculously soft and luxurious while still remaining streamlined for a flattering fit. I find the that in all black outfits, pieces tend to stand out more if you play with different textures to add dimension.

Get the Look: Once Again Dress, FP ONE Fringe Robe, Tatum Over the Knee Boot

Black and leather go together like peanut butter and jelly. So when it comes to your all black look, a statement-making leather piece — like a sultry halter dress or cool distressed boots — really give it that extra edge.

Get the Look: Sugar Plum Tutu Skirt, Wrap Front TeeCapsule Slouchy Beanie, Sparwood Ankle Boot

To add dimension to a monochromatic outfit, try contrasting feminine and masculine silhouettes. This sheer maxi tutu’s cool factor is automatically amped up when paired with a black beanie and boots.

Get the Look:  Fossil Ring, Diamond Triangle Ring, Mega Mix N Match Set

The final detail of that touch of rebellion to your daringly dark wardrobe should most definitely be black nails.

More fashion inspiration from the BLDG 25 blog. 

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8 years ago

I’ve been into the all black trend lately. I just purchased a pair of the most comfortable black skinnies ever and I’ve been building my wardrobe around them ever since. I’ve noticed I’ve been leaning more towards dark hues, but mostly all black with a pair of brown boots or grey booties.

8 years ago

YEEEES 90 percent of my wardrobe is black. SO happy about this post.

8 years ago

Love all black. It’s my favorite for cold weather for sure.

8 years ago

Black is my favorite color all year round!!
xoxo Kennedy
Northern Indigo

8 years ago

Yes, black is always right answer.

8 years ago

All black everything. Never fails to look sleek & sultry.

xoxo Sara