Refreshing Ways To Wear All Black Everything

Look fab instead of drab

Add tailoring
26 Aug 2016

Add tailoring

Transform a basic black tee and jeans combo from casual to office-appropriate with a tailored blazer.

Experiment
26 Aug 2016

Experiment

Don’t be afraid to experiment with intriguing details when it comes to all-black outfits. Do like Chinese model Ming Xi, who has pearl buttons on her cardigan, a mesh cropped top and a ruffled mini skirt, all tied together with a belt.

Fringe it
26 Aug 2016

Fringe it

Add texture and movement to a simple black outfit with a fringed piece. Be it a top, skirt, shoes or a bag, you’ll turn heads as your fringed piece swishes while you walk down the street.

Elongate your frame
26 Aug 2016

Elongate your frame

Black is a famously slimming colour, so use this to your advantage by rocking a streamline jumpsuit or maxi skirt and dress then reaches past your ankles to look instantly taller as well. 

Graphic design
26 Aug 2016

Graphic design

Keep a black t-shirt with a badass print in your wardrobe that you can easily whip out and pair with just about anything in your wardrobe, be it a maxi skirt or black denim jeans.

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Get quirky
26 Aug 2016

Get quirky

The beauty of all-black is you can try bolder, more avant-garde designs without looking like there's too much going on. From cropped bell sleeves to cut-outs, design quirks on black outfits create a subtle statement.

Go sheer
26 Aug 2016

Go sheer

Black can be a heavy colour to wear, especially in sunny Singapore. Add lightness to your ensemble with pieces in sheer tulle, chiffon or lace panels and detailing. 

Here at ELLE, we’re huge fans of the colour black. Take a walk around our office and it’s a guarantee that you will find at least 80% of us wearing monochromatic ensembles at any day of the week. 

While it may seem blah, there are actually many interesting ways to style all-black pieces. Want to know how to ace a top-to-toe black outfit? Click through the gallery above for some style inspiration and tips!

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