Un-basic Black: 3 Ways To Make It Anything But Boring

With a surplus of fall trends at our fingertips, we’re thrilled to have spotted a new movement that’s as basic as it gets (in a good way): un-basic black worn head-to-toe. Whether or not you routinely opt for a noir palette, this street-style trend is both versatile and practical for everyday life—but not without a fashion-girl twist. Architectural silhouettes and intricately adorned pieces ground this streetwise look as classic and contemporary add-ons fuse together for moody-chic appeal. Ahead, 3 black-on-black outfits sure to master the darkened trend fit for the office to cocktail hour and beyond.

Vanessa Jackman

Un-Basic Black

For A Party

For a cocktail party, stand out in an architectural bodice layered over a sheer top for added intrigue. Keep the look polished with straight-leg trousers and eye-catching accessories.

For The Office

A relaxed-fit cashmere sweater is foolproof when paired with an intricate lace skirt. Keep the look smart for the office with polished ankle boots and sleek earrings.


This long-sleeved, body-con dress has the the right amount of detail for uncomplicated yet striking style. Give the look next-level edge with pearl-accented platforms and a simple clutch for a girls' night out.