Time and again, I have laid focus on how fashion is subjective. Fashion is so much about experimenting and also identifying your own sense of style.
Also, won’t you all agree when I say that the secret of stylish and affordable wardrobe is knowing how to wear the same pieces over and over, while making them look new and different? Do you not feel that there are a few styles you keep going back to? Like something you relate yourself so well with?
Today’s looks are such styles, I feel so strongly about!
If offered a single piece of clothing that I would wear for the rest of my life, I wouldn’t think twice and call for a black shirt (my dad’s shirt to be specific 😂) Black is life. I have worn a black shirt all my life, quite literally.
I don’t remember a day when I went for shopping and didn’t pick a black piece be it a shirt, a top or whatever it may be. When we hear the term black, we instantly think of any outfit we want to wear to a dinner/cocktail party etc. It just doesn’t come out naturally to us to wear a black dress to a brunch or a day outing, leave aside wearing them on a bright sunny day.
And hence I had this urge to create a fuss free black outfit look which is easy on us even on a sunny summer day.
If you have followed me on instagram for sometime now, you know that how much I love wearing my dad’s shirt. Well he doesn’t know about me wearing his shirts. (I’ll probably be found hanging on the howrah bridge if he gets to know about this. 😂)
Everybody knows how to styke a white shirt, We have seen numerous blogposts on wearing a white shirt but didn’t read about anything on styling a black shirt. No doubt black shirts can be worn in the same way. You might have even tried one or two yourself. If not, you can do now.
Let’s get going –
Ever in doubt of what to wear? Two words to remember black and basics. And you’re set!
Look 1 : Wear the shirt as a jacket
Not everyone feels comfortable in a short or a sleeveless dresses. What to do? Denim jackets may not be too comfortable to carry in summers. Instead going for an oversized black shirt can compliment the look well. Just like I have paired my little pink dress with this oversized black shirt to complete the look.
Look 2 : Basics
The first step of organising your closet is to have the basic pieces. Whether you have to go for an outing with your friends or to an office party or a date, basic pieces can do wonders. Like, for this look I wore my pink dress as a top with a DIY skirt and wore the black shirt over it. Spice up with some accessories and you’re done!
Some say that it may be a bit much, black on black, but I say you’re crazy..
When have you ever regretted sporting an all black outfit. I’ll answer that for you, never!
Look 3 : Off-shoulder
I came up with this one once when I was confused on what to wear on an outing with friends. This look is quite simple and best for those times when you’re going out. All I have done is pulled my shirt down from the back (giving it a more classy look) and paired it up with the same DIY skirt. Completed the look with a statement neck piece.
Look 4 : Tie a knot
I can live my whole life in an oversized shirt, specially when I’m talking about summer heat though not everyone can pull off an oversized shirt easily. Want to know a simple hack?
Just tie a knot and wear it as a crop top over your favourite pair of denims and add some accessories to compliment the look. Ta-da! You are ready to slay.
Look 5 : Belt it up!
Get an oversized black shirt, roll up the sleeves and pair it up with a skinny jeans. Add a belt and a pair of stiletto and you are good to go.
SHIRT : Raymonds (Dad’s shirt)
DENIMS : Pantaloons
SKIRT : DIY (made out of an old jeans)
DRESS : H&M
ACCESSORIES : Fuzaa_fashions
So what do you all think about these looks? Still have a doubt of wearing black in summers? Let me know in the comments section below which look did you like the most and how you like wearing black in summers.
Until next time,
Much love! 💋
This really helped me a lot. I was confused what to pair up with my black shirt but now I know. Thanx to this😘
You proved that a plain black shirt can do magic. Love the concept
Good article, your sharing is so nice, love your work!
I have been loving your OOTDs on Insta. Loved all the 5 looks 🙂
I love all the five looks. Like the concept . Really a black plain shirt can create magic in any way.
Great look book and you proved black definitely creates magic
Such cool options! YOu look lovely in each!