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    Anyone into all black?

    Been heading that route slowly but surely. I find it less of a hassle to figure out what to wear and it always looks chic (especially with Memoir Man to top it off
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    Theres a thin line between suave black and goth black.

    Nothing wrong with either but just be aware of it.

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    I often wear color, as a result it seems when I wear black it really pops.

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    I will occasionally pull out the all-black look as well. In fact, for my wedding, I had: black shoes, black socks, black tux, black vest, black shirt, black tie. Sure, it was a bit out there...but it looked GOOD. Then, as Beast said...I'll throw in some color from time-to-time and it's awesome.

    It's not a look I do everyday, but I probably pull it out once every 1-2 weeks (usually it's black shoes, pants, and a polo...and the polo often has some pattern to it).
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    As long as textures are distinct, it's a good look. Appropriate almost anywhere.

    I wear a lot of black and charcoal grey. Neutrals make your personality stand out more because your clothes don't speak for you so much!

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    I personally find all black boring to look at.

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    I only own a few black items, don't think I'm ever all in black.

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    Lighter skin people could do really well with dark clothing, but people who are darker skinned can wear light colored clothing MUCH better than us white people.

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    I wear a lot of black. I'm a self-proclaimed "casual goth" though. I often pair a black shirt with a bright colored tie when I dress up. I like the contrast.

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    I wear black a lot. Often all black paired with dark, raw jeans. I think I tend to wobble between sleek and clown-like (à la CdG).



    I agree with hedonist above in that you need to have an extra critical eye when you wear all black, because it's so charged with all kinds of meaning – it's extremely important how you accessorize black.
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    I'd consider this, yet not quite all black, just certain black basics if they complements the wardrobe (both fragrance and clothes) quite stylishly.

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    I used to wear a lot of black, but realized that i looked like i worked part time at olive garden. I try to mix it up now and again.

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    Quote Originally Posted by pao444life View Post
    I used to wear a lot of black, but realized that i looked like i worked part time at olive garden. I try to mix it up now and again.
    Hey, didn't I order some breadsticks a while ago?

    I usually wear mostly black, black shirt and boots with a mixture of differnt colored blue or beige jeans. I did the whole all black look when I was younger and I live in Florida. Not a good mix in the summer here. My fashion statement caused me to sweat profously although it was great as I have a horrible tendancy to spill coffee on myself when I am driving/communting. Seems like everytime I wear anything other than a black shirt, I get some kind of mark on it. All black suits for an evening out are sharp!

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