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ALL IN THE DETAILS: Beyond The Uniform

ALL IN THE DETAILS: Beyond The Uniform

For years now in my own personal style and wardrobe, all black isn’t just a go-to look for when I am lacking outfit ideas or running out of time in the morning. An all-black ensemble is timeless, chic, edgy, and, for the most part, easy to put together (if you’re like me and the majority of your closet consists of black pieces anyways).

Sometimes I find myself in a rut of only wearing black, which isn’t a bad thing, but occasionally I like to switch it up. A way to transform your typical black uniform is to add different textures, details, and finishes to your look. Whether it is in the form of leather pants, a satin top, or velvet booties, there are many ways to add depth to your classic all-black outfit.

This Fashionista went with multiple accessories to add some detail to this casual and predominantly black outfit. This western belt with silver detailing adds a funky vibe to this look, and, with her blouse tucked in halfway, it creates a more flattering angle for her body. By the way, the half tuck is one of my favorite styling tips! The vertical stripes on her top are also a flattering aspect of the look because it elongates her torso—not to mention the stripes add some pattern instead of her everyday all black. Ripped and destroyed denim will always hold a special place in my heart; it will always come back in trends.

This look can be easily dressed up for an appropriate nighttime ensemble, whether it is dinner or going out with friends. Simply add your current favorite statement piece like your go-to leather or fur jacket. Finish the look off with some strappy heels, and you are ready to go! Extra details like embellishments, belts, chokers, and different textures keep things refreshing. Get your detail on, girl.