Every woman knows the pros of going for the all-black look... it's slimming, uber fashionable and makes gives the illusion of you being taller than you actually are. But there is a catch while wearing monotone from head to toe make your ensemble look more put together and expensive, it can also sometimes wash you out. Your accessories might not stand out, with some details in the outfit becoming right out lost in the colour.
Fortunately, there are a few tricks and tips you can follow to make sure your 'all black' look stands out. Some of our favourite celebs have unearthed a few secrets to pull it off and we wish to bring the best ones to your attention. From picking the right silhouette to watching out for that surprising patch of embellishment, these are a few ways you can nail the 'all black everything' look!
Breaking out on the fashion scene, this Meghalayan beauty never fails to impress with her incredible style. Her way to do all black is to add bold solid accessories to mesh see through layers that don't get lost in each other!
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A plain black dress with same coloured shoes will wash you out. Gauhar Khan went for big all over prints in silver to maintain the integrity of the 'all black' look. The lace hem peeking out from under is another layer of texture you can add to a one colour ensemble.
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We are sincerely not tiring of spotting this black and gold trend take a stride everywhere., especially from Priyanka Chopra. Complement your all-black look with a dash of metallic fabrics and colours to keep them looking luxe.
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An all black saree is a bit of a gamble to pull off, depending on the kind of occasion you looking at to attend. Kangana Ranaut pulled an all black saree-blouse-potli look, but she did it in an embellished all over sequined saree to add weight in the metallic fluid fabric. Even her potli had some tassels going on in them in order to stand out.
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If you wish to pull off the 'all black' look in the truest sense, without any prints or beading involved, let Deepika's look be a point of reference for that. Go for well-fitted styles that use your silhouetted figure as a talking point. Black is known for affording its wearers with a slimming effect, pick your styles carefully so that you don't drown in the colour.
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At first glance, Huma's ensemble and makeup give out the blacked out vibe that we are hoping to achieve. Only thing is, she chose to add some details to the bottom half with heavy embroidery, a styling trick you can use to curate 'all black' separates.
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Do something creative with your 'all black' outfit. Adding fun details here and there will make them look more put together, a stray tassel somewhere or a patch of sequins, a one colour ensemble needs a little something to push it over to great styling.
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