All Black

leather_pantsBlack is a staple in my wardrobe, which becomes super obvious as soon as the weather gets cooler. I think it’s really easy to throw things together if most of my clothes are in various shades of black and gray, then I can wear them all together or add a pop of color with a bright sweater or shoes. It makes getting dressed really easy in the morning. I also happen to really love all black outfits, they somehow look way cooler than if I were to wear the same pieces in different colors. I think the key is to have a lot of basic pieces that have some kind of interesting detail to keep them from being too boring.

leather_pants7This outfit is pretty simple- a tunic over leggings with a sweater thrown over to keep me warm, but I love how the nice fabrics and details elevate it to a “look” instead of looking like I’m wearing my pajamas. This chiffon tunic has a slight high-low hem and fun button details on the shoulders. I spent quite a bit of time looking for leather leggings that weren’t super shiny and I was so happy when I found these. While leather leggings aren’t the most practical things to own, I think they’re fun to wear when I want a little bit of edge and these ones are much more comfortable than I was expecting. I love the charcoal color and waterfall shape of this cardigan and I like how the thick knit looks with the chiffon and leather.

leather_pants5Isn’t it funny how sometimes an outfit is all in the details, even if you’re the only one that really notices them?

ootd all blackI finished this look with a bright lip, hat, and booties. NARS’ Schiap lipstick is quickly becoming my favorite “winter bright lip.” It’s just a little darker than my usual neon brights and the matte finish really makes the color pop.

ootd all blackSweater: Forever 21, similar here and here // Tunic: Paper Crown Wyatt Tunic, similar here // Faux Leather Leggings: Urban Outfitters, similar here and here // Hat: Forever 21 // Bag: Betsey Johnson, similar studded bags here and here // Boots: Sam Edelman Hannah Bootie, similar here // Lipstick: NARS Schiap // Nail Polish: Essie Recessionista

Do you like wearing all black outfits? How do you style them?

-Molly

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25 thoughts on “All Black

  1. Denay DeGuzman says:

    I too love all black outfits – those are my winter staple! You look absolutely adorable in that darling black hat. And your pink lipstick shade adds the perfect pop of color. Great ensemble all the way around.

  2. Megan Ayres says:

    This is such a cute outfit, it’s totally something I would wear. It’s so true how mixing textures give an outfit so much more interest even if the colours are similar.

  3. Jia says:

    All black is my go-to as well, it’s so easy and it always looks classic and stylish. And I just bought a sweater very similar to yours at H&M! :)

  4. Megan T. says:

    I have so much color in my wardrobe in the warmer months and then when it comes to winter literally almost everything I wear is black too!!! I love all black outfits, it makes everything so easy haha! Great outfit of the day, I love how you tied everything together with a bright lip!

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