EDGY SPRING

How to wear black in the spring

I know I'm not the only one obsessed with black…So, I was inspired to create a look for the warmer seasons!

Black can be elegant, cool, chic and it never goes out of style. That's why I like to incorporate it into my wardrobe. And it goes without saying, it matches anything!

1. Color block

I have always been attracted to solids because they are interchangeable between seasons. Color blocking is a great way to blend black into your outfit. Black IS a color, but if you don’t want it to be in the spotlight, make it a complimentary shade.

2. Black & white

Timeless. White is perfect for spring and summer, it's fresh and elegant. When in doubt, monochrome!

3. Stripes

An alternative to prints, are stripes which create a more polished look. They are simple and not too busy. For a more casual look, striped boat neck dresses are in style!

4. Warm color palette

An earthy color palette can give you an edge this Spring.

A way to get around using Fall inspired color combos goes into styling, or the type of garment itself. For example,

A burgundy longsleeve VS a burgundy belle sleeve - off shoulder blouse. Keep it edgy with a little bohemian inspo!

5. Florals!

6. Light makeup

Makeup compliments your style. Keep it fresh! Dewy skin is in! Black is a strong color, so create a softer look with lighter makeup and minimal accessories.  

 

 

 Lace up blouse + Belt - H&M

Lace up blouse + Belt - H&M

 Booties - TJmaxx

Booties - TJmaxx

 Skirt- Macy's

Skirt- Macy's

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Photography credit: Amanda Smith (www.astoldbyamanda.com)