Black Is The New Black…The Ever Trending, Essential Wardrobe Color

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Image: BrixtonBaker

Black is the New Black:   After the dominance of the color Black at Sunday’s Golden Globe Awards, it is fresh on everyone’s mind just what a great color Black is and why so many people are drawn to it as the base of their wardrobe that never goes away.  So  what can I say about this wardrobe essential  other than you should own it in several pieces in your closet at all times. Anyone that knows me knows that I certainly do, sometimes I think to a fault, however, when I sway away from what makes me feel comfortable, it hangs in that 80%, unworn part of my closet.  There are many reasons that black in your wardrobe is a must…..it’s slimming, it’s ageless, it’s always chic and sophisticated, whether worn for day or night and to the office or the gym. My favorite reason for wearing black is that in most cases, the specific garment is not memorable and allows for multiple wears on an often times pricey investment.  Right now, it’s a wardrobe essential in these months that are those in-between-seasons-months….a stand-by you can always count on.

So, if you are in need of some inspiration or a refresher course on why you, like me, own several items shown below…..please scroll through some of our favorite pics.

**Black back view, luxurytravelhub.blogspot.com

Image: Luxury Travel Hub

*Black dressy, Cemil Tatari, Courreges Spr 2017

Image: Courreges

@nordstrom

Image: @nordstrom

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Image: Mark Sikes

@calvinklein

Image: @calvinklein

*Black long n lean; elleuk.com

Image: elleuk.com

*Black Ralph Lauren,modactual.es

Image: modactual

*Black w:white shirt & mules, perfekcija.com

Image: perfekcija.com

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Images: Ana Peralta Closet Basics, Style Estate

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Images: waysof.life.com, Jessica Gordon Ryan

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Images: ecstasy.tumblr.com, Luvv it

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Images: Upskirtclothing, Gracefully Aging

About Julie Weinstein

Julie Weinstein started in the fashion industry during her college years. She interned at IMG in their models division, while working at Mercedes-Benz fashion week one season. She also spent a few summers at the well-known retailers, Intermix and LF Stores. As soon as she graduated from Lasell College, she dove right into her fashion career. Julie started on the buying team at J.Jill, based in Quincy, MA. Her love of New York City brought her back to work at Oscar de la Renta in their wholesale division. From there, she started working for supermodel and philanthropist Petra Nemcova and her company Be The Light New York, where she was Head of Operations, handling everything from logistics to social media to marketing and more. Julie started her own digital studio, LJ Creative House, in January of 2015, where she manages social media, digital marketing, and blogging for brands and companies. She also continues to run her own fashion and lifestyle blog, from prosecco to plaid, while holding the position of Managing Editor for My Red Glasses.

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