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STYLE ADVICE OF THE WEEK: Black is the New Black

There is one simple trend in the fashion industry that never seems to fade, and that is the fact that black will never go out of style. Having an all-black color palette doesn’t mean you have to wear a little black dress, as shown in this outfit. Casual layers add a twist to an old classic, making this outfit perfect to wear to any event, such as going to class, going out to brunch with your girlfriends or simply taking a walk. The trip to mastering this style is to have fun with it and add little details to make it interesting and playful.

This Fashionista knows the importance of being able to rock a minimalistic and monochromatic all-black outfit. Although her outfit may seem simple, there are so many details put into it. This Fashionista has artfully paired a pair of classic, black high-waisted skinny jeans with a sheer black blouse. She then layers this thick, black, printed blazer over the top, adding another eye-catching detail that is both subtle and bold. To complement the otherwise simple outfit, this Fashionista adds beautifully neutral accessories, such as her black leather Marc by Marc Jacobs watch and her Alex and Ani gold cross bangle. She finishes off the look with a pair of rugged, black leather Frye boots and a simple black leather cross-body bag.

Black is a trend that is applicable to all seasons. As spring quickly approaches and pastels and floral-prints begin to make their grand return, an all-black look can be a refreshing take on style. So, although winter may be dreary, this Fashionista shows us that an all-black outfit doesn’t have to be.

What is your STYLE ADVICE OF THE WEEK? “Wear more black.” It’s as simple as that.