Another Black Phase?

February 22, 2011

By Katrice


The black section of my closet is growing, again. A few years ago, you would have believed that I was either ultra conservative or just plain boring with my black-on-black ensembles. Black was all I wore. At the time, I thought it was because I considered it structured {and slimming}. And then, I got the urge to explore color; So, I trimmed that portion of my wardrobe. Now, I don't know if I really wanted to explore color or just thought I should. I wonder this because I'm always drawn to black when I'm shopping in every season except summer, and I actually wear something black at least two to three times a week. Is this another black phase or do I just, hands down, love wearing black?

I think, the latter. And this is why.

Black ...
1. feels slimming {though it may not actually be so}.
2. is structured.
3. can be stark and profound.
4. can be dressed up without much effort.
5. is classic.
6. is a perfect canvas for sparkly accessories. 

Having said all of that, I'd love to hear your opinions on whether I should resist my inclination. Is there really something wrong with wanting to predominantly wear black? In the meantime, here's a peek at what I want now. {LOL}


Betsey Johnson Round Crystal Statement Ring, $46

Fitted Jacquard Dress, $184


K.C. Satchel, $850

Sable Crepe Military Fitted Jacket, Matthew Williamson, $460

Senso WILMA, $190

Elements Leather Bangle, $165

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3 comments

  1. Ok, I can reason with you because if you would look in my closet more than half of my clothes are black. So when I would go shop, I would try to make myself buy color, only to come out with black or gray...So I dont beat myself up that much anymore about it. I do like color but I still gravitate to black.

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  2. Sounds exactly like me! Black is by now means my favorite color. Green is! But, there is very little green in my closet. I'm blacked out!

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  3. I love all black everything, there is nothing wrong with that, it's very chic. If thats what you love, you should go with it!

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