All Black Everything

Talk about monochromatic. Kind of went a little goth for this dressed-up look.

I bought this dress last November in NYC, but realized it still had the tags on it last week. I don’t know how many times I have set aside this dress and booties as my “backup” outfit. I figured it was time to finally wear it! I wore this outfit last Thursday to “Uncork The Cure,” an event benefiting the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. I actually ended up wearing it out for one of my best friend’s birthday parties on Saturday, too. I usually NEVER repeat outfits, especially not 2 days later, but working 8.5 hours on Saturday and having to get ready, wrap her gift, write in her card, and hop in a cab in under 10 minutes left me with few other options. Oh well, life goes on.

Do you ever wear black head-to-toe? Tell me I’m not alone. I feel like it’s the easiest way to look dressed up and put-together when you have very little time!

Dress: Forever 21 (Love 21) (similar)
Booties: Sam Edelman (similar)
Bag: Express a few years ago (similar)
Bracelets: Bauble Bar & Nordstrom
Ring: Express

(Photog: Ellen)

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16 Comments

  1. 10.26.11
    TheLeatherSkirt commented:

    I like a little “pop” of color myself but an all black ensemble from time to time is just classic & chic. Nice shoes!

    http://theleatherskirt.blogspot.com/

    • 10.31.11
      Jessica commented:

      Thank you! I got these shoes on super sale at Nordstrom. Great find!

  2. 10.26.11

    Love black head to toe! Especially with fun metallic or colorful accessories 🙂

  3. 10.26.11
    Erica commented:

    I lovelovelove this look! Black on black is one of my favorite go-tos!

    Erica
    http://www.theprettyfactor.blogspot.com

    • 10.31.11
      Jessica commented:

      Thanks Erica!! Black is a fabulous go-to… always looks great!

  4. 10.26.11

    you look gorgeous!! I think an all black look is so elegant for an evening event..I always feel pretty in all black…as blondes is one of our go to colors right?!

    • 10.31.11
      Jessica commented:

      Black is definitely a go-to color for blondes! 🙂

  5. 10.26.11
    Tiffany Elam commented:

    An all black outfit is so classy.

    • 10.31.11
      Jessica commented:

      I agree! Thanks for commenting, as usual! 🙂

  6. 10.26.11
    Sorcha commented:

    I very often wear all black, and even worse I’m pale with dark hair and eyes! I really like the different textures you have running through this outfit though. The suntle sparkle lifts it so much!

    Sorcha x
    Bonfire Brunette

  7. 10.26.11
    Danielle Adams commented:

    I am with ya! I am def a black clothes lover – I try to branch out to brown, but I almost always buy things in black – it just looks better to me! 🙂 And yes black head to toe is classy! I love your leopard clutch too – leopard print and black 2 of my favorite things!

    • 10.31.11
      Jessica commented:

      I am such a sucker for buying black pieces of clothing. Trying to branch out! I need more prints (other than leopard!) 🙂

  8. 10.29.11

    I actually love a head-to-toe black look. I think its very chic and you made it look even better by have the little pops of sparkle on the dress and shoes, and of course the leopard bag!