An Ode To Black: Tips On How To Wear Black.

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Even though black might seem ‘just’ black, this non-color offers plenty of room for a personal touch.
Black is modest and arrogant at the same time. Black is lazy and easy – but mysterious. But above all black says this: I don’t bother you - don’t bother me.”
Photographer|Vladimir Yelizarov @yelizarov_ph | Model|Joy @dr.jjoy
All black
Did I hear you just say -All black is dull? No way! A head-to-toe black outfit fits all styles; go for laid-back-cool, or for sexy and feminine. Try playing with contrasts between smooth and soft to add depth to your all-black outfit

Nuanced tonal
Want to prevent your all-black ensemble from looking too harsh? Soften your look by adding anthracite to the mix. This will add some nuance without compromising the overall dark feel.
Photographer|Vladimir Yelizarov @yelizarov_ph | Model|Joy @dr.jjoy
For visual variety use patterned black prints:
A completely uniform black outfit can be quite striking, but it's not your only option. Try using fabrics with patterns that incorporate black to add contrast and variation to your look. The black used in the pattern will automatically go with whatever other black clothes you're wearing, allowing you to maintain the black "theme" of your outfit without committing to a single color.
There are many different patterns that will work here. Polka dots, floral designs, plaid, pinstripes, and more are all available in styles that incorporate the color black, giving you many different fashion choices.

Chic tonal
Did you know that black and dark blue are in each other’s extension? Combining black with dark blue is stylish, and chic, and adds a classic feel.

It’s all in the details
Black is an ideal base to add a cool, edgy detailing. Think zippers, studs, metal rings, and distressing elements for a feminine look with rock-chic elegance.

Black-hearts blue-denim
You can’t go wrong with black and blue denim! The possibilities are endless and success is guaranteed – 100% fail-proof.
Photography|Abi Oshodi | Model| Linda Bella @lindaobella
Try experimenting with elegant black or gold jewelry. 
Black jewelry (naturally) matches black outfits perfectly, but you can also use it with colorful, casual outfits for a look that's fun and dignified at the same time. You have many choices when it comes to black pieces of jewelry, including black pearls, black studded earrings, and black stone necklaces, so be willing to experiment!

Add stripes
Failing is impossible when combining two classics in one look. Teaming black with black-and-white stripes is a timeless combination that never fails – from casual to dressed-up.
Photographer|Vladimir Yelizarov| Model|Joy @dr.jjoy
“When in doubt, wear black”, and why not? Black is not only a highly sophisticated color to wear on formal occasions but also helps you appear both hot and graceful on informal occasions or while hanging out with friends.

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