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Dressed up Fridays: All blacks

Dressed up Fridays: All blacks

Midnight hues

Ignore the pundits and forget coral, sea foam or teal: black was, is and always will be the most fashion colour

Reaching for a little black dress or a pair of black pumps may seem like the safest bet in your Friday wardrobe choices. Here's how to elevate your decisions and to stand out for all the right reasons (without looking like a Goth) on Friday the 13th.

Woven volume dress by Comme des Garçons Noir Kei Ninomiya
Everybody needs a little black dress but it’s one of the easiest ways to get lost in a crowd. This intricately detailed masterpiece by Kei Ninomiya will ensure you are front and centre of the fashion pack.

Yoana bodysuit by Isabel Marant, Étoile 
This black one-piece bodysuit is the best way to preserve your modesty, particularly when wearing a dress with so many holes. 

Killer Shine Lipstick in No Shame by Nars x Steven Klein
A deep burgundy lipstick adds the right amount of seductive drama to the monochromatic outfit.

Barcelona shoulder bag by Loewe
The quick flash of metallic elevates this new icon of Loewe. The adjustable strap allows it to be worn as either a crossbody or a shoulder bag.

White gold and black diamond Split Alliance bracelet by Maison Margiela Fine Jewellery
Add a little sparkle to your wrist. In an all black ensemble, it's important to remember to play with textures and sheen. 

Le Vernis Rose Fusion nail polish by Chanel
 In preparation for the fashion future, add a little galactic sparkle to pop against the nighttime hues of your dress.

Dylan calf hair sandals by Robert Clergerie
Robert Clergerie started his eponymous shoe brand in 1981, and went on to win Best Designer of the Year in 1987, 1990 and 1992 and was inducted into the Fashion Footwear Association Hall of Fame in 2005. In 2011, Roland Mouret was appointed as Creative Director and has carried on Clergerie’s signature of blocky, architectural forms with remarkable aplomb.

Chunky resin ring by Marni
There's nothing like the feeling of a big, black ring on your finger. Especially when it's by Marni.

Round sunglasses by Yohji Yamamoto
The icing on the cake would have to be a pair of sunglasses from the master of black himself, Yohji Yamamoto. You all know what they say: once you go black, you'll never go back.