30 All-Black Outfit Ideas for Every Type of Style

No matter your style preferences, something we can all agree upon is the unwavering relevance of the color black. It's classic, simple, and can be totally versatile. It all depends on which pieces you wear and how you put them together. To prove just how universal the color is, we're showing you exactly how to pull off an all-black outfit, whether you're a classic or eclectic person.

Forget what you know about the dark monochrome look coming off as too somber or severe. Those with ladylike style prove the color to be flirty and playful, while trend-minded girls will make the look instantly covetable. See the all-black outfits we're loving right now.

The Style: Classic

You pay attention to quality pieces and your closet is nothing if not made up of staples you'll own for years to come (and those you've had around for just as long). Whether it's your black blazer, ankle boots or pencil skirt, you stick to the classics when it comes to wearing head-to-toe black.

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Staple pieces at work: a black moto jacket and black ankle boots make an effortlessly stylish pair.

Classic pieces need not come across as boring, either. For a forward feel, wear loafers with socks and throw on a retro headband to complete the look.

When sticking with classic pieces, let your accessories do the talking.

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Sleek, simple, and timeless.

Olivia Palermo is our ultimate classic style muse.

The Style: Pretty

You love a good ruffle and opt for flowing shapes over structured ones. Since it's more than likely that dresses make up the core of your wardrobe, we picked out our favorite black dress outfits for you.

Belted coa+ handbag + tights + pointed-toe pumps = a girl's best friend, right?

Throw on a fun hat like this leather beret to mix things up.

We love the contrast of a ruffled dress with tougher boots.

Now here's an outfit combination that's always foolproof: leather jacket + slip dress + mini bag + ankle boots.

If your look is monochrome, pay closer attention to expressing your style through textures. The feather trim on this dress does just that.

The Style: Minimalist

You live by the notion that less is more and always tend to take one thing off before leaving the house. But just because you prefer things to be pared back doesn't mean your outfits are uninteresting. Instead, embrace your love for clean lines and simplicity when building an all-black look.

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An ankle-grazing duster coat will make any outfit that much cooler.

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Always have a black turtleneck on standby.

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Well-fitting trousers will do wonders for your look.

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Let your shoes do the talking.

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Try sleek textures like leather.

The Style: Trend-Forward

You're always looking to what's next and willing to embrace the season's most out-there trends. Whether it be belt bags, faux fur, or dad sneakers, there's nothing you won't try, style-wise, which means for an all-black outfit, there's no better time play up a few eye-catching trends.

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If you're searching for a new moto jacket, may we suggest one with XL fringe?

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Statement sleeves have been a trend that hasn't seemed to go away, evolving instead with each new season. Right now, it's all about the furry sleeve.

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If there's anything we've learned from the street style scene, it's that throwing on a belt over just about anything is a trend that we (and anyone, quite frankly) should get behind.

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Create a cool balance when you wear chunky-soled sneakers with a tailored suit.

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Another A+ way to wear dad sneakers? With a leather skirt and tube socks.

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Get your KiraKira+ app ready, we're seeing tons of shimmer and glitter right now.

The Style: Eclectic

You march to the beat of your own style drum, so to speak. Stay true to your one-of-a-kind personal style by getting extra creative with how you wear an all-black look. Pile on the accessories and reach for that one vintage piece you know no one else has.

Pretty embellishments and offbeat hardware are what make this all-black outfit special.

The streetwear scene's go-to look.

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Pile on the vintage and statement-making pieces to balance your outfit's monochrome.

Utility trousers and combat boots are a winning combo that looks even better in all-black.