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.
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.
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.
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.
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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