14 All-Black Outfits to Wear When You Just Can't Deal With Color

It may not feel like it now (especially if you’ve been spending most of your days working from home), but spring has officially arrived and it’s here to stay. Typically speaking, this is the season where fashion lovers like yourself put their collections of darker hues and neutral tones away for pieces that feel fresh and bright. But even those who have maximalist wardrobes with every color of the rainbow will have days when they simply just can’t bother dealing with color. In which case, it’s always helpful to have a handful of all-black outfits on-hand.

The classic LBD has always proven to be a timeless staple in anyone’s wardrobe, and the same goes for head-to-black ensembles too—no matter what season it is. And in the moments when colors are the last thing you want to wear and minimalist, neutral hues just won’t cut it, we pulled together 15 black ensembles that’ll feel as put-together as they do cool. Scroll down to check them out below and see what we mean.

Leather jacket and bike shorts



Style Tip: If you’re taking a quick trip out the door, style your bike shorts with a cool leather jacket.

Black mini skirt and blazer



Style Tip: Dress up a black miniskirt and sweater with a longline blazer.

Fleece jacket and black jeans



Style Tip: A fleece jacket is essential for transition weather. Add another layer of cool with black jeans.

Style Tip: Once the weather warms up, go for a pair of longer shorts with chunky sandals.

Black blazer and jeans with black boots



Style Tip: If you’re planning to wear a blazer as a top, pair it with black skinny jeans and lug-sole boots.

Polished black outfit



Style Tip: When you need a look with more polish, wear a silk slip skirt and classy mules.

Black sweater dress and ankle boots



Style Tip: A cardigan dress will feel especially cool with black ankle boots.

Black tank top and black denim skirt



Style Tip: Swap out your classic white tanks for a black one and style it with a black denim skirt.

Black dress with strappy sandals



Style Tip: Style a dress featuring a square neckline with strappy sandals and a statement necklace to bring attention to your collarbone.

Black blazer and leather pants



Style Tip: A cropped blazer is perfect for your high-waisted leather pants.

Style Tip: While the weather's still on the cooler side, wear a lightweight turtleneck sweater with a denim miniskirt.

Style Tip: When in doubt, opt for a long-sleeve sweater and black straight-leg jeans.

Black leather outfit



Style Tip: An all-leather look is the perfect way to create a look tough edge while maintaining an air of polish.

Style Tip: For the one who loves athleisure, pair a black hoodie with cool, streetwear-ready track pants.

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This article was originally published at an earlier date and has since been updated.