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10 Ways to Wear A Black Dress

10 Ways to Wear A Black Dress

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Need to get inspiration for some ways to wear a black dress? Here are our favourite tips and tricks to create a classic outfit!

Who says you can’t wear black in the summer? Black is the most versatile colour, and when done right, it can even work for warmer seasons. All you need is the perfect black summer dress, and you’ll have an item that you can mix and match to create countless outfits for the summer. Here are ten different ways to wear a black dress so you’re never stumped for an outfit this season!

1. With Woven Accessories

Accessorize for so many ways to wear a black dress! Channel ultimate summer vibes by styling your casual black summer dress with woven accessories. Wicker basket bags are totally in right now, and will add the perfect beachy element to a black ensemble. Tie the look together with natural or nude coloured canvas shoes.

Here are some different ways to wear the classic black dress!

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2. With Sleek Jewellery

An easy way to dress up a black summer dress for any occasion is by stacking on some jewellery. Layered necklaces, hoop earrings, rings and bangles — you really can’t overdo it with a black dress as your backdrop. Just make sure to keep all the jewellery dainty and sleek.

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3. With Oversized Denim

You really can’t go wrong with pairing your black summer dress with an oversized denim jacket. Steal one from your boyfriend or hunt around in vintage shops for the ultimate slouchy fit. Keep the rest of your outfit minimal for a really laid-back look.

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4. With Minimalist Accessories

An effortless way to wear a black dress for the summer is to style it with minimalist accessories. Sleek white trainers and a large pair of black sunglasses will take your look from basic to chic in no time.

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5. Over Your Fave Tee

Black summer dresses can also look really great when layered over other items in your closet. A basic black slip dress can be worn over a plain white baby tee or a striped long sleeved shirt to add some interest (and a little warmth) to your outfit.

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6. With Casual Sneakers

Feeling lazy? Style your black summer dress with a pair of your favourite sneakers and call it a day. This is the perfect casual look for running errands or days when you want to look like you made an effort without trying too hard.

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7. With a Wide Hat

Add some beachy vibes to your outfit and hide a bad hair day by styling your black summer dress with a wide brim hat. While black felt material will do, a large straw hat will make your outfit look even more summer-appropriate.

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8. Ultra-Sleek Monochrome

An all-black monochrome outfit can totally work for summer if you opt for a sleek look all over. Slick your hair back and pair your dress with minimalist black leather accessories for a model off-duty look.

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9. With Laid-back Layers

More ways to wear a black dress? Add some dimension by tying a flannel shirt or a denim jacket around your waist. Not only is this a great way to add interest to an outfit, you’ll also have a jacket on you at all times in case the weather gets a bit cooler.

Here are some different ways to wear the classic black dress!

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10. With a Golden Glow

Sometimes the best accessory to a black summer dress is an all-over golden glow. If you don’t have a natural tan, you can cheat the look by wearing an illuminating body oil. Finish off the outfit with a glowing, dewy makeup look and let the black dress do the rest.

Here are some different ways to wear the classic black dress!

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There you have it! Our best ways to wear a black dress. Which accessories did you like the best? Let us know in the comments!