Head To Toe Black

head to toe black

head to toe black

Anna Wintour once said she’d never wear head to toe black.

I agree every outfit needs a bit of color. Black is one of those colors that always feel timeless and sophisticated. When I’m short on time I gravitate towards it because I know it will always look great. That said I have to add a few special touches to make a head to toe black outfit pop.

Most days I wear a baseball cap is for the obvious reason of a bad hair day. However, not in this case. I just love how a baseball cap + blazer looks together. They’re such opposites since a blazer dresses up and defines while a baseball cap is an epitome of casual. The immediate vibe I give is casual sophistication or least that is what I was thinking. On the other hand, my brother and his friend debated whether I looked like Janet Jackson or Kelly Rowland. Hmm, maybe a bit of both.

Mastering the art of the ballet bun was something I learned many years ago. Although, my ballet days have gone being a ballerina will always be part of who I am which is probably why I’ve been favoring wearing my hair in buns lately. I also love how a baseball cap pairs with a ballerina bun. At the moment I pretty much think pairing anything with a baseball cap is the answer. The one I’m wearing, by the way, is from Ivy Park and I love how minimal it is.

Head to Toe Black Checklist
  1. Mixed Metals--> If you ever are apprehensive about wearing silver and gold together, this is the easiest way to do it.
  2. Minimal Edgy Jewels--> I love stacking my hands with statement rings. I stick to two or three to keep from over doing it.
  3. Dash of Glam--> A little glam is necessary and goes a long way. How sweet is this brooch I inherited from my grandma? It's the perfect dose.
  4. Spot of color--> Anna was on to something. A little bit of color to head to toe black makes it better.

 

Up Close

I kept my makeup to the bare minimum, only lip liner, and gloss. I love this combo because it’s so natural.

Lip Liner: Grunge by Colourpop

Gloss: Spice Lipglass by MAC

The Details

Ivy Park
Sam Edelman
MAC
H&M

Bag by Dolce&Gabbana · Necklace by Soko · Brooch from my Grandma ·Jeggings by Asos

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