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    Updated on Jul 30, 2019. Posted on Jul 28, 2019

    36 Pieces For People Who Say "I'll Stop Wearing Black When They Make A Darker Color"

    Dead set on wearing all black all the time? Good. You're gonna kill it in these clothes.

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    1. An almost painfully perfect square dress with a fashion-forward minimalism that's too dang practical to be so pretty. This piece is sure to be the go-to staple that makes the rest of your closet seem like an unnecessary distraction.

    Mimu Maxi

    Get it from Mimu Maxi for $88 (one size fits most).

    2. A tie neck top for professionals who want a wardrobe that looks as put-together as their impeccable Excel spreadsheets.

    ModCloth

    Promising review: "I like that I can leave the top untied if I want to and it doesn't look funny. It fits nicely, the material is sheer but I wear a cami underneath. It's different, so I always get a lot of compliments." —tresa

    Get it from ModCloth for $39 (available in three colors and sizes XXS–4X).

    3. A swing dress with a knit finish and a surprisingly flowy faux leather hem — contrasting materials can add a detailed depth to your outfit without including any color at all.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "I bought this dress to wear with over-the-knee boots. It looks super cute and is well made! The leather-like material is not stiff faux leather. It is perfect and swings nicely. This dress is very flattering. I machine washed and line dried the dress and it still looks new." —Mom, Wife, Boss

    Get it from Amazon for $19.46+ (available in three colors and sizes 6–16).

    4. A pair of high-rise shorts that'll have you wondering what the world record is for the longest time wearing the same pair of pants. Whatever it is, you and this darling denim will be beating it.

    Urban Outfitters

    Promising review: "These shorts are super cute and pretty comfy too!! They are truly high-wasted, which makes them perfect to wear with crop tops or anything you want to tuck in. I love them so much!!" —rachel9876

    Get them from Urban Outfitters for $49 (available in sizes 24–34).

    5. A backless lace appliqué bodysuit sure to have your back (at least figuratively) when you need an inexpensive statement piece with details worth drooling over.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "Wow. I am very impressed with this bodysuit! It's so beautiful. I paired it with a formal, floor length skirt and received so many compliments! This was the best $15 I've spent!" —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99+ (available in 12 colors and sizes XS–L).

    6. A pair of flare pants made with vegan suede for animal lovers who appreciate a responsibly-made pair of pants with an irresponsibly beautiful silhouette.

    Free People

    Get them from Free People for $98 (available in three colors and sizes 24–31).

    7. A mini rib bodycon number with a striking-yet-simple symmetrical style every A-type reading this is sure to adore.

    Asos

    Get it from Asos for $24 (available in sizes 0–14).

    8. A pair of bandage mesh leggings that'll remind you of your 2002 vibe, back when you wore over-exaggerated eyeliner, rocked out to Fall Out Boy, and knew tight and torn leggings were the secret to success. TBH, I'm pretty sure that's still true.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    "Thnks fr th Mmrs" — you, whenever you wear these leggings.

    Promising review: "I am 5'11, 145 pounds, and these fit PERFECTLY. I was a bit skeptical at first when I opened the package because they looked solid black, but I put them on and was in love. I get so many compliments on them and they make my butt look very nice!! These are definitely my favorite pair of leggings!!" —Amazon Customer

    Get them from Amazon for $10.59.

    9. A lightweight button down blouse — a versatile top that's gonna look cute as a button when you're at your grandma's and look slightly sexier when your visit's over, you unbutton that business, and head out to tan your chest to your heart's content.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "Such a cute tank blouse. Love the buttons and it can be worn casually or for dressy outfits too!" —Lacy Yarrow

    Get it from Amazon for $16.89+ (available in sizes 4–20).

    10. A plunging bodycon so you can look "v" confident the next time you decide on getting dolled up during an event.

    Forever 21

    Get it from Forever 21 for $27.99 (available in three colors and sizes S–L).

    11. A denim shirt dress for when you want a relaxed look as dark as your favorite horror flick.

    Asos

    Get it from Asos for $40 (available in sizes 14–24).

    12. A sheer glitter top that'll bring ~sheer~ joy to all the glitzy goths out there.

    Amazon, amazon.com

    Promising review: "I purchased this to wear to a music festival. I paired it with a black bra and shorts. It’s very cute in person and it photographs well. It's good quality for the price! I tucked mine into my shorts because it was a bit long." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $7.99+ (available in seven colors and sizes XS–XL).

    13. A belted romper that's gonna have you power-posing all over the place.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "This jumpsuit is elegant, sophisticated, and fits well. I like the color. It is comfortable and very easy to wear." —Yolanda Laurent

    Get it from Amazon for $25.99 (available in eight colors and sizes S–XL).

    14. A collared top for perky people who love a li'l black, as long as there are dainty details to balance it out. You won't be able to help but show off your pearly whites with a collar this cute.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "This is my favorite blouse. The material stretches well and it is thick. It's good quality. The arms are a little snug, but still comfortable." —Jenny

    Get it from Amazon for $10.77+ (available in nine colors and sizes XS–XL).

    15. An elastic waist braces skirt that'll add some grit and glamour to any everyday outfit and be the perfect piece if you randomly decide to take up rollerblading.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Get you a skirt that can do both!

    Promising review: "After having this skirt in my shopping cart forever I finally decided to buy it. I'm 5'7 and ordered a medium — it fit perfectly! The only issue, as mentioned by other buyers, is that the straps are loose. I easily fixed this with a safety pin. The skirt is just long enough, offering the perfect amount of coverage. I have long legs so sometimes skirts can be too short. Rest assured, if you have long legs this will provide the necessary coverage! I was worried it would look/feel cheap but it doesn't. I bought it for a music festival and it was super comfy and I got loads of compliments!" —Bri

    Get it from Amazon for $16.85 (available in nine colors and sizes S–L).

    16. A pair of cropped flare jeans with distressed seams and a form-fitting fabric so comfortable you're sure to wonder why denim isn't appropriate sleep wear. These deserve to also be pajama bottoms... they're already a total dream.

    Free People

    Get them from Free People for $98 (available in two colors and sizes 24–32).

    17. A scoop neck bodysuit with a strappy back that's gonna make your next night out a night worth remembering. Honestly just for the wardrobe alone.

    Amazon, amazon.com

    Promising review: "I love this bodysuit! I'm usually a size large, ordered a large, and this was pretty true to size. It's stretchy and comfortable. I was comfy wearing it all night. I would recommend it!" —Tara B.

    Get it from Amazon for $6.99+ (available in 21 colors and sizes XS–XL).

    18. A faux leather high waist midi for the witches among us who know a bold black skirt is a truly powerful statement piece.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "I was a little hesitant about buying this skirt but I really loved the style, so I took a chance and purchased it. It arrived quickly and looks great. The fit is perfect for me — I ordered the XXL. The length was longer than I expected, which is a good thing because I am 5'7". I love that it doesn't look or feel cheap. I receive lots of compliments when wearing it. You can't go wrong with this skirt. It is synthetic leather and looks great. The skirt is also lined, which I like as well. I will definitely purchase this brand again." —J. Thomas

    Get it from Amazon for $26.99+ (available in seven colors and sizes S–XXL).

    19. A v-neck panel blouse that'll look great tucked into a skirt or add some sophistication to your own personal sweatpants season.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "The shirt is a little tight around my hips, which makes it perfect to tuck into work clothes. I love the baggy sleeves. It's so comfortable and unique." —Brittany

    Get it from Amazon for $13.99+ (available in 34 colors and sizes S–XXL).

    20. A pair of Adidas shorts so you can werk your exercise goth vibes in the most comfortable way — both for your weekly workout routine and your binge-watching weekends.

    Urban Outfitters

    Get them from Urban Outfitters for $70 (available in sizes XS–XL).

    21. A spaghetti strap X-ray dress you're gonna love a skele-ton every time you wear it.

    Hot Topic

    Promising review: "This dress got me a LOT of compliments at a festival I wore it to. And it has pockets." —Rae S

    Get it from Hot Topic for $31.92 (available in sizes XS–XL).

    22. An open front cape blazer sure to be the super statement-making accessorie your wardrobe has been waiting for.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising review: "I will be wearing this to work every chance I get. I don't care if it's too fancy — I feel like Super Woman every time I put it on. Seriously, man-splainers cower in the corner and glass ceilings shatter above me when I walk into the office wearing this cape. Get it, love it, kick some ass while wearing it. It fits as expected. I have thick arms and the holes are a little tight, but nothing I can't handle. If you have some sweet guns, you may wanna go up a size for that reason — you'll need the flexibility to take on the universe and win." —HaileyMCross

    Get it from Amazon for $29.98 (available in eight colors and sizes S–XXL).

    23. A tiered babydoll beaut for keeping you cool (physically, stylistically, and probs emotionally) at every outdoor music festival your manager lets you take work off to attend.

    Asos

    Get it from Asos for $24 (available in sizes 2–14).

    24. A crotched tank with details that'll delight even the bubbliest pink-clothes-wearing people among you. Nothing balances out a scary skull like a darling doily vibe.

    Hot Topic

    Promising review: "I love this shirt. It's very comfy and stylish. I get many compliments on it." —Chele Wheatley

    Get it from Hot Topic for $10 (available in sizes XS–2X).

    25. A pair of mermaid leggings you're gonna want to make a part of your world if you always felt closer to Ursula than that little redheaded fish-princess.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "These fit as leggings should. They're snug, but not restrictive and they have a good stretch to them. The color looks as expected, good lighting or natural daylight is probably best to see the shimmer! The fabric doesn't feel SUPER breathable, so it certainly isn't made for athletics, but I do think it could work for them if this is the look you want." —Lindsay

    Get them from Amazon for $9.99+ (available in 24 colors and sizes S–4XL).

    26. A cutout bodycon with some serious Pretty Woman vibes you're sure to stun yourself in. Thinking of skipping out on this piece? Big mistake. Big. Huge!

    Forever 21

    Promising review: "The fabric is very soft and the fit is perfect. I love this dress." —Lizbeth B.

    Get it from Forever 21 for $21.99 (available in two colors and sizes S–L).

    27. A particularly pleasant long sleeve blouse with a lightweight material you can wear when you want your arms safe from the boiling summer sun without sweating through your shirt.

    ModCloth

    Promising review: "This blouse fits well, especially in the arms, which is a big concern for me. I did think that the body of the blouse ran a bit big. It is quite thin and has to be worn with a cami or undershirt for work." —Lauren

    Get it from ModCloth for $49 (available in sizes XXS–4X).

    28. A pair of baggy overalls great for gardening in, painting in, sneaking candy into a movie theater in... or whatever else your hobbies may be.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "I just wanted these for kicking around in the garden and they have worked great for that... so I own three pairs now. They're lightweight and good for warmer days." —C. Zittel

    Get them from Amazon for $20.99+ (available in four colors and sizes S–XXXL).

    29. Or a pair of twill overall shorts that'll give you a more traditional vibe without a long pair of pant legs getting in the way of your $45 pedicure.

    Amazon, amazon.com

    Promising review: "I got these for a trip and they exceeded my expectations. There are lots of pockets, which was great for walking around Vegas all day. The straps are very adjustable, so they’d fit someone tall or someone short (like me)." —Laura Dee

    Get them from Amazon for $17.79+ (available in 25 colors and sizes S–L).

    30. A tie front blouse to prove you still have a sunny personality despite the mercilessly monochromatic wardrobe.

    Hot Topic

    Promising review: "This is a great top! The fabric is comfortable and stretchy." —Cool Chick

    Get it from Hot Topic for $21.52 (available in sizes XS–3X).

    31. A pair of cropped paper bag waist pants that'll weirdly remind you of your elementary school home lunch days — every time you wear them you'll look like a dang snack!

    Amazon, amazon.com

    I'm talking real snacks, not the days when your dad packed apple slices.

    Promising review: "I'm plus size side and very curvy. I gave these a shot and they are gorgeous. I'm in love. They have stretch in them and are true to size." —Nicollette

    Get them from Amazon for $15.99+ (available in 21 colors and sizes XS–XXL).

    32. A ruched cami dress for looking chic every time you go on a summer stroll to get some fresh air and a gas station slurpee.

    Forever 21

    Promising review: "This runs small, so definitely size up. I adore the look and color!" —Cecelia H.

    Get it from Forever 21 for $22 (available in two colors and sizes 1X–3X).

    33. An open back maxi so your body can breathe in a tent dress that won't show a single drop of sweat, even when you're practically swimming in humidity.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "This dress is very soft and flowy but is not see through or flimsy. Yes it's big, but it's supposed to be like that. It's not so big that it looks ridiculous. It's a bit more revealing on my chest than on the model in the pictures so I plan on wearing a cute bralette with it. It's the perfect length for me. I'm 5'3 and I ordered the XS. I plan on wearing this at the beach." —SpedAisd

    Get it from Amazon for $24.99 (available in six colors and sizes XS–L).

    34. A slim fit motorcycle jacket for people who start dreaming of cooler weather the minute back-to-school commercials start. They've started, which means this jacket is ready to bring layers back into your life.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "I was not trying to spend a fortune on a leather jacket, but didn't want it to look cheap. This puppy is vegan but looks legit (my fave). It fits well and I get tons of compliments. This jacket rules." —Amanda Ward

    Get it from Amazon for $38.88+ (available in five colors and sizes S–XL).

    35. An effortlessly elegant fit and flare dress that'll look wonderful at work, perfect on picnics, and fantastic at formal events.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "This dress is incredibly flattering and versatile. I was able to wear a suit jacket during the day and bare shoulders in the evening. This is a staple piece for a business professional wardrobe! It's perfect." —Sealy Rae

    Get it from Amazon for $41.65 (available in sizes 0–16).

    36. And finally, a cactus tank top so you can wear a charming top that shows you may love wearing black, but that doesn't mean you're a prickly person (at least, not all the time).

    ModCloth

    Promising review: "It feels really soft and the print is really crisp and beautiful. It fits amazingly, fitted to the bosom and flared at the hip, very long, and prefect for leggings. It's lovely." —Dani

    Get it from ModCloth for $19 (available in sizes XS–4X).

    When someone suggests you wear anything other than black:

    IFC

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