Following our article on how to wear black over 40, we show you lots of inspiration today on how to do it successfully. For even more looks by women just like you, be sure to join the 40+Style private Facebook community where lots of women joined in the #wearingblackchallenge!

Here is some great inspiration on how to wear black from 40+ women who shared their style through the #40plusstyle hash tag. Enjoy!

@miss.emilys.secret

#40plusstyle inspiration: chic black outfit with a pop of color | 40plusstyle.com

@styled_by_karen

#40plusstyle inspiration: fabulous striped black dress | 40plusstyle.com

@wardrobe_oxygen

#40plusstyle inspiration: black with a pop of red | 40plusstyle.com

@stylishmurmurs

#40plusstyle inspiration: a chic black dress with high cut boots| 40plusstyle.com

@thisismidlife

#40plusstyle inspiration: a simple yet elegant black outfit | 40plusstyle.com

@unknownmami

40plusstyle inspiration: casual black outfit ideas | 40plusstyle.com

@redcliffestyle

40plusstyle inspiration: chic black dress | 40plusstyle.com

@afterafashion

40plusstyle inspiration: stylish black dress | 40plusstyle.com

@bespoke_heirlooms

40plusstyle inspiration: stylish black outfit paired with accessories | 40plusstyle.com

@dianagabrielnyc

40plusstyle inspiration: sophistacted black outfit idea | 40plusstyle.com

@style_moi

40plusstyle inspiration: casual black outfit ideas | 40plusstyle.com

@fortyandofftherails

40plusstyle inspiration: chic black sweater | 40plusstyle.com

@kimbalikes

40plusstyle inspiration: stylish black dress | 40plusstyle.com

@createnewlook

40plusstyle inspiration: casual black outfit ideas | 40plusstyle.com

@fabuliciously_fun_life

40plusstyle inspiration: chic black outfit with accessories | 40plusstyle.com

@artfulcitystyle

40plusstyle inspiration: ideas on how to wear a black tunic | 40plusstyle.com

@mariamamanl

40plusstyle inspiration: black striped outfit | 40plusstyle.com

@ladycarisma

#40plusstyle inspiration: White and black laced dress | 40plusstyle.com

@grownupglamour

 #40plusstyle inspiration: Black and white outfits | 40plusstyle.com

@gabriele_immerschoen

#40plusstyle inspiration: Layering pieces of black and white | 40plusstyle.com

@stylingyou

#40plusstyle inspiration: Casual white top and black pants | 40plusstyle.com

@thestyletrust

#40plusstyle inspiration: Leather jacket and white pants | 40plusstyle.com

@kylish_aus

#40plusstyle inspiration: Long white vest and black striped skirt | 40plusstyle.com

@no_fear_of_fashion

#40plusstyle inspiration: Black and white outfits with accessories | 40plusstyle.com

@dreaminginflowers

#40plusstyle inspiration: Black leather jacket with a white dress| 40plusstyle.com

@pepavallejos

#40plusstyle inspiration: Chic Black and white for the day | 40plusstyle.com

@bagandaberet

#40plusstyle inspiration: Chic printed black and white outfit | 40plusstyle.com

@fancystuffandprettythings

#40plusstyle inspiration: Comfy sports and active wear black and white outfit | 40plusstyle.com

@airofdistinction

#40plusstyle inspiration: Black and white outfits | 40plusstyle.com

@stylish50s

#40plusstyle inspiration: Fun printed black and white dress | 40plusstyle.com

@irismaymystyle

#40plusstyle inspiration: Bohemian inspired top with leather pants | 40plusstyle.com

@theladyofstyle

#40plusstyle inspiration: Chic leather jacket for Fall | 40plusstyle.com

@brendakinsel

#40plusstyle inspiration: Black and white layered style | 40plusstyle.com

@fashionbird40

#40plusstyle inspiration: Animal print bomber jacket | 40plusstyle.com

@my_small_wardrobe

#40plusstyle inspiration: chic black outfits | 40plusstyle.com

@vanity_and_me

#40plusstyle inspiration: Black and white outfits | 40plusstyle.com

@kasiunka71

#40plusstyle inspiration: White knitted cardigan with a chic graphic dress| 40plusstyle.com

@hereiam_andrea

#40plusstyle inspiration: Classic black and white stripes outfit | 40plusstyle.com

@jagta8

#40plusstyle inspiration: Parisian chic black and white inspired outfit | 40plusstyle.com

@janisaisquoi

#40plusstyle inspiration: Black and white pin striped dress | 40plusstyle.com

@thestylishwoman

#40plusstyle inspiration: Black and white polka dotted outfit | 40plusstyle.com

@bels_style_file

#40plusstyle inspiration: Black scarf with a chic white top and jeans outfit | 40plusstyle.com

@ladytrends

#40plusstyle inspiration: White button down top with a stylish pencil skirt| 40plusstyle.com

@glamupyourlifestyle

#40plusstyle inspiration: Monochromatic black and white outfit | 40plusstyle.com

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Add your looks to the linkup!

Everyone can participate right now by adding their own looks to this page below. Just make sure you have an image on a page somewhere online.

Link to your outfits with the simple tool below. They can be new or old, just make sure your outfit features a black look!

If sharing from a blog post, it would be great if you can link back to this page so other women can benefit from the inspiration in this linkup too.

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