You probably have enough black in your wardrobe already, so it’s time to lighten up. If you’re not a fan of bold colors, wear them with neutrals to start, then go color-on-color crazy as you get more comfortable. So, keep on reading for the 5 things you need to stop buying in black, so you’ll make your dressing more fun.
- Office Pumps
A conservative pair of pumps doesn’t have to be black to be office-appropriate, especially if you’re working in a creative or casual workplace. Shoes are the perfect place to start incorporating a little animal print into your work wardrobe and light neutrals like pink, purple, and cobalt blue can look creative without being flashy. Like fashion blogger Kristina Bazan, think of a pair of lavender pumps that can spice up with a neutral outfit.
- Handbags and Evening Clutches
A trendy handbag or evening clutch can easily transition from work to the weekend. Neon shades and jewel tones can be versatile too, especially in a clean, conservative shape, opening up a whole new world of work-to-weekend dressing. Like fashion blogger Sydne Summer, add some pop of color to your casual office outfit with a green bag and contrast it with a pair of yellow heels. You may also go for sparkly accents like metallic gold and silver that go well with everything and more glamorous than muted neutrals.
- Leather Jackets
A black leather jacket is edgy, but pastels and bold hues can also go great with everything from denim, to bright colors. Like fashion blogger Annabelle Fleur, opt for a red or orange leather jacket that can spice up your denim outfit on your casual weekends. Bold colored leather jacket is the perfect combination of hard-edged outfits, as well as soft ones which is great for balancing girly trends.
The sharp, clean lines of a classic blazer look even better with a bold color. If you’re looking for a more feminine style, opt for pastel colored blazers that can go well with your floral print trousers, feminine dresses, and flirty skirts. If you’re not a fan of pastel hues, think of classic shades like burgundy, cobalt blue, ruby red, amethyst purple and such that look elegant and chic.
- Straight Leg Pants
Printed or colorful pants can be as work-appropriate as the same pants in black, but it’s a lot more fun. However, keep the rest of your outfit simple and clean for the office. Like fashion blogger Kristina Bazan, you may opt for a pair of orange pants teamed with your striped button-down shirt and nude heels. By incorporating these basic yet colorful pieces into your style, you’ll have a more vibrant look anywhere you go.