Noir Pour Toujours
All black everything the dress code of New Yorkers and probably a lot of America. It's my dress code of choice for many reasons. Wearing black is not just about finding a not so obvious way to camouflage a coffee stain and it's not always about looking slim. The color black or noir is powerful, sexy, strong, mysterious, authoritative and commands attention. How do you feel when you wear black?
I took a Color for Wardrobe class recently and lately I've been experimenting with color because of it. I've found that colors brighten my mood and make me appear youthful and vibrant, which is definitely a plus. The spring season is here so I 'must' wear color right (television, social media and fashion magazines say so)? I feel the pressure to wear color and I know I look nice in color, but I have to stay true to my personal style.
I read somewhere that people that love black are sensitive and artistic. I suppose these are characteristics I posses. I also know that wearing black can be seen as serious and can be intimidating to others. I have personally experienced this because I wear it often. Even though I know all of this, I will not be editing black from my shopping excursions anytime soon.
I honestly love a good sleek and streamlined dress with a pop of color on my lips and nails. The minimalist in me enjoys black from head-to-toe. Not only can this monochromatic style make anyone appear taller, but it's extremely chic and elegant.
The next time you've got an event and want to feel powerful, sexy and statuesque grab that black suit or dress out of your closet and take the world by storm. I encourage you to go one step further... wear black for a whole week and watch yourself transform into a bolder version of yourself, if only for a moment. I'll ask you again, "how do you feel when you wear black?"