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    39 Things To Add To Your Wardrobe If You Literally Only Wear Black

    Why. Are. There. Other. Colors.

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    All clothing in this post is listed in women's sizing unless otherwise marked.

    1. A quilted bomber jacket – an easy layer to have on hand if you have *no* chill when the weather gets chilly.

    A person wearing the jacked with black jeans. The jacket has a zipper pocket on the front of the sleeve near the shoulder, a matching zipper in the center, and slightly puffy sleeves that tighten at the wrist.

    Promising review: "I just got it today and I love it. I'm going to order more colors! The material feels similar to a wind breaker. I am 5-foot-3 and 158 pounds and got the large. I'm normally a size medium up top. I had a long sleeve shirt under the jacket and was able to zip up with some room to spare. I think a medium may have fit but I didn't want to risk it. I guess it depends on the look you're going for. I wanted something not super tight but still somewhat form fitting and for me this was perfect." —Monica

    Get it from Amazon for $6.99+ (available in eight colors and sizes S–XXL).

    2. A short or long sleeved button down option – it's gonna have you lookin' cute as a ~button~ no matter which length you chose.,

    Promising reviews: (short sleeve) "I loved this dress! It fit true to size. I loved the buttons going down the front. It gave it something a little extra than just a plain black dress." —Dana Humphrey

    (long sleeve) "This is SO CUTE. The length is perfect, the buttons are perfect, it’s flattering, it’s made with a nice, substantial material without being heavy, IT HAS POCKETS...seriously, buy this dress!" —Nicola Griffin

    Get the short sleeve version for $19.90+ (available in four colors and sizes S–XL) or the long sleeve version for $16.99+ (available in 42 colors and sizes S–XXL), both from Amazon.

    3. An oversized high-neck top in a lightweight material great for warm and cool whether alike. Sigh. This would have been perfect in HS when hiding hickies was a summertime-scarf wearing ordeal.

    A lightweight, long sleeved shirt with an exposed seam down the center, sleeves that tighten at the wrist, and a high turtle neck

    Get it from Asos for $19 (available in sizes 0–14).

    4. A pair of eco bike shorts to transform your formal closet into the comfy-chic oasis you've always wanted. Seriously, pair these with a button down and you're totally office ready – even if you plan cycling your way to work.


    I live in my Rachel shorts. I bought them after my sister-in-law recommended them over and over. We have drastically different body types so I wasn't confident I would like them as much with my curvier build, but I was sold the minute I tried them on. Every compliment my SIL gave them I noticed myself – they are breathable, comfortable, hit at the best length, and just make you feel FAB. I plan to switch all of my shorts to Rachel, I'll never look back.

    Promising review: "My friend and I ordered these in a small even though we have different body types, but they fit great. They're super comfy and the length/height are perfect! If they came in different colors I’d buy more!' —Sam

    Get them from Rachel for $43 (available in sizes S–XL).

    5. A pair of round glasses with a sneaky detail that'll add just enough personality to your frames, without adding bold colors to your blissfully bleak wardrobe.

    A pair of black glasses with rounded frames that curve naturally at the top. The legs are gold and the frame cuts off on the side of each lens, giving them a clear sided detail.
    Zenni Optical

    Zenni's prescription glasses start at low pricing with single-vision lenses included, but they also offer progressive lenses, bifocal lenses, and fingerprint-resistant lenses for a small (and we mean SMALL) added charge.

    Promising review: "I received these quickly and I see perfectly with them. This is an excellent product at a great price!" —brent_fryrear

    Get them from Zenni Optical for $32.95 (available in two colors).

    6. A pair of sparkling over-the-knee boots, because even people who prefer the dark are gonna shine every now and then.

    The thigh-high sock boots with thin stiletto heels, a black fabric, and sparkling crystal details throughout

    They're from Blue by Betsey Johnson.

    Promising review: "These are the most gorgeous boots I have ever owned. They are more of a sock boot where it's a traditional stiletto wrapped with the stretch sock. The crystals are perfect and so shiny. The box comes with extra heel bottoms and back-up crystals in case you lose any. The sole of the heel is the Betsey baby blue. I love these and get so many compliments!" —Savannah

    Get them from Amazon for $35.02+ (available in sizes 5.5–10).

    7. A boatneck brami you can wear with *literally* anything you want. As long as it's black, obviously.

    The high neck, sleeveless crop top paired with jeans and a chain necklace
    Free People

    JK you sunny folks, go ahead and wear this with your floral skirts and tie dye pants it's FINE.

    Promising review: "Obsessed is an understatement!! I’m in love with this top. I thought it would be cotton and was disappointed when I opened it and it was a stretchy like material but then I put it on and it’s the softest, most comfortable top I’ve ever worn. I will be buying more!! It fits true to size – 115lbs, 32B." —dayolsen

    Get it from Free People for $20 (available in 15 colors and sizes XS/S–M/L).

    8. A mesh lace crop top that's gonna have you lookin' like the goth socialite people only wish they could be.,

    Promising review: "This is an intricate lace piece. It looks really expensive in person! It's beautiful and comfortable at the same time. The shipment was quick and accurate and the top fits true to size." —Karianne Jean

    Get it from Amazon for $13.99+ (available in two colors and sizes XS–XL).

    9. A Jersey tunic with side slits that create a flowy vibe – perfect for folks who wish they could get away with a dramatic, vampiric cape all year long.

    The loose fit, flowing tunic paired with flowing pants. It has a high neckline, is sleeveless, and has two slits up the side raised to the hip bone.
    Eileen Fisher

    October, where you AT?!

    Promising review: "This is my new go-to! I wear this a couple of times a week. It's very comfortable, flattering, and drapes beautifully. It's perfect with sandals. I ordered the ink by accident, I meant to order the black but it is such a dark navy, nearly black, I decided to keep it anyway." —Jessica

    Get it from Eileen Fisher for $148 (available in two shades and sizes XXS–XL).

    10. A pair of high-waisted pants sure to show your parents you have a professional wardrobe despite your fixation on all things dark and dreary.,

    Promising review: "These are the BEST PANTS I have ever bought online or in store! They're good. I am writing my first-ever Amazon review. The fit is perfect, they're stretchy in all the right places for a curvy and tall girl. The length is a couple of inches above the ankle and the ties at the waist and ankles are so cute. It’s like yoga dress pants. I can see why there are so many 5-star reviews. I took a gamble and ordered them in black. I will be ordering more. These pants far exceeded my expectations." —Cara Filler

    Get them from Amazon for $26.99+ (available in 25 colors and sizes S–XXL).

    11. A vegan western-style boot – a trend-setting accessory that'll help you put your best foot forward.

    Black cowboy boots that end right above the ankle
    Free People

    Promising review: "These boots are literally the most comfortable boots I’ve ever owned. They are so sturdy, I wear my black pair every day and they are still in perfect condition. I just bought the brown and they only take like three wears to break them in and turn them into the most comfortable shoes ever. They're so fashionable so versatile. Literally buy these now. I am a 8.5-9 and I bought 8.5 These are the best boots ever." —Ktaw21

    Get it from Free People for $90 (available in four colors and sizes 5–10).

    12. A shift dress with spiffy mesh sleeves for adding some extra flair without sacrificing your all-black attire.,

    Promising review: "This dress is SO CUTE!!! I love the sleeve details and it looks really pretty in person. The dress feels soft and it's really comfortable. This dress is super cute to wear out with your girlfriends and it's really affordable. It fits true to size and I would recommend this dress. It's really easy to steam iron as well." —Katy Mospanyuk

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99+ (available in 14 colors and sizes XS–XXL and seven sleeve styles).

    13. An oversized sweat dress – it's gonna keep you comfy and cozy when you spend a rainy day streaming Ghost Adventures until the sun comes out.

    A classic oversized sweatshirt in black

    I hope Zak Bagans haunts my afterlife.

    Get it from Asos for $29 (available in sizes 0–14).

    14. Or a snazzy sheath dress that's sure to look sensational if you prefer wearing black for its chic, rather than scary, factor.


    Promising review: "This dress is stunning. A showstopper. It looks amazing. The detail, the lace, the dress is very feminine and classic. I can’t wait to wear this out." —RAPStar

    Get it from Anthropologie for $258 (available in five colors and sizes 00–16, including petite and tall options).

    15. A pack of sheer socks that'll totally ~mesh~ with every outfit you own.

    Sheer socks with a black grid pattern

    Promising review: "I love these fun socks!!! They fit very well. I am a size eight and I had no problem with the fit of the sock. Considering the clear portion, I am surprised at just how sturdy they are!!! It doesn’t feel like you can tear the sock when putting it on. EXCELLENT!!!!" —Bri H

    Get a pack of five from Amazon for $10.55 (available in five styles).

    16. A pair of classic leggings you can throw on when you've got yoga in the park in the a.m., gotta grocery shop by noon, and have plans to go on a social distancing date night once the sun goes down. This basic works wherever you wanna work it!

    A person wearing the leggings with tennis shoes. They hit right at the ankle and ride above the hip bones.

    Get them from Gap for $24 (available in sizes XS–XXL).

    17. A celestial crop top that's basically begging to become a part of your world.,

    Promising review: "I love this! It's well made and very cute. I'm 5-foot-4, 135 pounds, and I ordered a small after looking at the reviews (even though I'm typically a medium) simply because I wanted the top to be a tight fit. It definitely is! It fits very snug, but in a good way. Also, it's super comfortable!" —Aquarius

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99+ (available in 44 styles and sizes XS–XL).

    18. A sweater-blazer hybrid for keeping your office attire on point *while* keeping you toasty despite the frigid temperature your coworkers seem to think is acceptable.

    A model wearing the blazer shaped sweater with a cami and pencil skirt. It has two front buttons and two pockets.
    J. Crew Factory

    Promising review: "This sweater blazer is a lovely classic that can go dressier or more casual. I am 5-foot-10 and 145 pounds, slim athletic build with wider shoulders and I went with my usual medium. The sleeves are wonderfully long on me but might be an issue for shorter women. The colors are rich, the quality for the value is superb, and the cotton is smooth and polished. A fantastic purchase for fall! It's perfect in every way." —FinnFan

    Get it on sale from J. Crew Factory for $89.50 (originally $118; available in four colors and sizes XXS–3X).

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


    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 $12.24+ (available in sizes 0–12).

    20. A ruffled skater dress for grown up goths who refuse to let the heat outside wash out their all-black attire.

    A model lifting their arm up while wearing the dress, showing the deep side cut that shows some side-boob and moving slightly to display the flow of the ruffled bottom that hits at their upper thigh. The neckline is high, almost to the collarbone.
    Forever 21

    Promising review: "This dress is probably a true large. I tried it on while nine months pregnant and bought the orange color. It’s not see through. I bought it because it looks like I can easily nurse once I give birth. The material is more on the casual side and the skirt is a nice length. My body type is normally athletic/thick and this accommodates my legs and thighs nicely. It covers my chest but may show a little side boob after a while." —Falana H.

    Get it from Forever 21 for $7.99 (originally $17.99, available in three colors and sizes S–L).

    21. A slim fit motorcycle jacket sure to delight people who start dreaming of cooler weather when it's still summer.,

    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 $33.88+ (available in five colors and sizes S–XL).

    22. A swan maxi for giving your closet a gorgeous gift if months of sweatpant purchases have caused your wardrobe to start feeling like an ugly duckling.

    A model wearing the dress with strappy sandals. The dress has a sweetheart neckline, short sleeves, a fitted waist, and ruffles on the bottom.

    Just kidding, sweatpants. You know I love you.

    Promising review: "The neckline and sleeves of this dress are so flattering as well as the waistline. I bought a small (5-foot-6, 140 pounds, smaller chest, larger hips) and it's so lovely! It hits right at my ankles. This is so easy to throw on and look chic. It's a great breathable material, perfect for a really hot summer day when you still want to look fancy and formal with a twist. The swan pattern is such a fun flair and statement while still being a classic black dress!" —BanaAna

    Get it from Anthropologie for $285 (available in sizes XS–3X, petite lengths available).

    23. A knee-length collar dress that'll add a sweet-yet-spunky spice to your closet if your wardrobe starts feeling stale.,

    Promising review: "This dress is perfect! It fits me perfectly, is made of better material than expected, and is slightly stretchy. The stitching doesn't look like it'll fall apart after one wash, and the zipper down the back is really secure, with a nice pearl-y button to close the collar. It's exactly as I wanted it!" —Jenna

    Get it from Amazon for $18.99+ (available in six colors and sizes XS–XL).

    24. A bandana jumpsuit you're sure to be ~tied~ to the minute you try it on.

    A floor length jumpsuit in a black bandana fabric. It has spaghetti straps and a peak-a-boo stomach that ties at the chest.

    Get it from Asos for $145 (available in sizes 0–12).

    25. 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.


    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-foot-3 and I ordered the XS. I plan on wearing this at the beach." —SpedAisd

    Get it from Amazon for $21.99 (available in 11 colors and sizes XS–L).

    26. A Ouija board tee for people who definitely didn't celebrate their high school's ~spirit~ week the way everyone else did.

    A black graphic tee with a mythical looking ram's head, floral details in each corner, an astrological starry background, a third-eye planchette, and the traditional letters, numbers, and verbiage from a spirit board
    Matt Verges

    Get it from Matt Verges on Etsy for $25 (available in men's sizes XS–2X).

    27. A pair of twill overall shorts that'll give you a fun fall vibe despite the 90-degree weather.,

    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 $24.97+ (available in 25 colors and sizes S–L).

    28. A slip dress – a silky smooth way to transform a closet full of graphic tees. Toss a tee over this and you've got yourself a grade-A snazzy outfit!

    A model wearing the slip dress with heels. It has spaghetti straps, a romantic drop neckline, and a seam below the bust that create an hourglass silhouette.

    Promising review: "I love this dress so much. In fact, I now have three of them. It does run a bit large in the hips so size down unless you have a particularly large bottom half. The dress is fitted in all the right places and shows off an hourglass figure particularly well. So cut paired with a sweater over it too for fall.' —Helton

    Get it from Anthropologie for $118+ (available in 14 colors and sizes XXS–3X, petite sizes also available).

    29. A V-neck panel blouse with bell sleeves that'll have your heart a'ringing when you wear it.


    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 $6.96+ (available in 34 colors and sizes S–XXL).

    30. A backpack for anyone who even accessorizes with all black.

    The black backpack around a model's shoulders. It has gold metal details, two tassels on the buckle, a zipper, a top handle, and back straps.

    Get it from ModCloth for $65.

    31. 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.,

    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 $10.99+ (available in sizes XS–XL).

    32. A high-waisted flare pant so you can prove a wardrobe *can* make a statement without a pattern in sight.

    A model wearing the pants with a sleeveless crop top. They have wide, frayed ends and hit at the base of the rib cage.
    Urban Outfitters

    Promising review: "I love these pants so much. They go with everything and are super comfortable." -Faby

    Get them from Urban Outfitters for $49 (available in 10 colors and sizes XS–XL).

    33. 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.,

    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-foot-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 $17.85 (available in eight colors and sizes S–XL).

    34. A zodiak graphic tee that's sure to have you all starry-eyed every time you see yourself in mirror.

    An oversized tee with a simple white sketch on the front. The sketch has a hand with symbols on each finger and an eye on the top of the hand. There is a starry background and floral details on the bottom.

    Get it from Asos for $24 (available in sizes S–XL).

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

    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 $14.99+ (available in eight colors and sizes XS–XL).

    36. A snazzy leather mule cooked up with such perfection you can practically forget any of your old shoes ever existed.

     model wearing the mules in black. They completely cover the toes and the top of the foot and they have an exposed ankle and small natural wood heel.

    Promising review: "I love my new pair! I wore it twice since my purchase and it’s very comfortable and easy to break in. The quality is great and good value for money." —Jamirose F.

    Get them from Nisolo for $170 (available in three colors and sizes 6–10).

    37. A pair of baggy cotton overalls that are gonna give you the cottage core aesthetic you want, without switching your dark wardrobe with a bunch of florals.

    A person wearing the button-up overalls with a shirt underneath. The overalls have front pockets and hit the ankle.

    Promising review: "I have gotten so many compliments on these overalls! I was looking for something comfortable and light enough to wear during the summer since I'm not a big fan of shorts. I'm pretty petite (5-foot-2) and usually wear size 6 or 8, the small fits well and is just baggy enough. I love them so much I ordered another pair in blue!' —Cynthia Cahalen

    Get them from Amazon for $15.99+ (available in four color and sizes S–3XL).

    38. A pair of heavily distressed jeans to truly ~rip~ your heart out with their lovely look.,

    Promising review: "I love the pants. They’re stretchy, very soft, and they fit great. I am 5-foot-2 and around 130 pounds and I got a size 7. A size 5 would’ve fit as well though, so I’d actually say these fit true to size." —Nataly

    Get them from Amazon for $28.01+ (available in 10 colors and sizes 3–15).

    39. And finally, a graphic tee for reminding your family that your *perfect* wardrobe is a personality trait that's here to stay until death do you part.

    A tee with a graphic of a person as a child, teenager, adult, and senior wearing a different style of goth attire for each stage of life. The words "It's not a phase" are written above the image.
    Murder Apparel

    Get it from Murder Apparel for $24.99 (available in sizes S–3XL).

    Me, explaining how diverse my wardrobe is to colorful folks:

    The reviews in this post have been edited for length and clarity.

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