Ulla Johnson; Dior; Max Mara; Nensi Dojaka; Miu Miu; Victoria Beckham
The spring/summer 2023 collections were rife with fresh and exciting hues, from icy pastels to ballet pink and aquamarine, to try this year, but the most dominant (and perhaps most surprising) is also the most versatile and wearable color of them all—black. In fact, there were over 4000 black looks comprised of everything from elegant suiting to bubble-hem dresses and sleek '90s silhouettes that sashayed down the spring/summer 2023 runways—proving that 2023 is all about making a bold statement through this understated, powerful, and perennially chic hue.
Whether you're a minimalist, maximalist, or somewhere in between, there are plenty of styles to suit every sartorial taste. If you're looking to make your black outfit feel very 2023, take note of the standout details we spotted, including sheer fabrics, layered looks, contrasting white details, cool suiting, maxi hemlines, hooded dresses, and understated '90s silhouettes. For more inspiration, keep scrolling below as we share some of the chicest head-to-toe black looks from the runways along with cool ways the fashion set is already styling this year's most popular color. Elegant and strong—you can never go wrong with all black.
On the Runway
The spring/summer 2023 runways saw plenty of fresh and sleek takes on suiting. Try your hand at low-rise tailored trousers.