Black is by far the boldest neutral, and all black ensembles have long been a staple of fashion elite for a very real reason. No other hue holds such a sophistication cache as effortless ebony, with icons like Coco Chanel and Karl Lagerfeld lauding it’s slimming, timeless, and fantastically flexible virtue.
California may be the most colorful Coast, but LA’s regal residents can be spotted in head to toe black during every Season and occasion. Here are two stylehaüs outfits that put a modern, breezy twist on all black. Playful, flirtatious, and impeccably suited for late Summer heat waves, these looks effortlessly combine timeless sophistication, lightweight luxury, and 2014’s biggest trends.
Odylyne Black Lace Tiered Maxi Dress, $335.
Jet Black Jet Set
ASbyDF Quilted Top, $205, and ASbyDF Quilted Skort, $180, topped by Jared Jamin Headband, $200.