There are certain items in your closet that you can always rely on to build an outfit around, and one of those is the black skirt. Below, you will find black skirt outfit ideas for this hard-working closet staple.
Do you already have a black skirt in your closet?
Most women will already have a black skirt in their closet as part of their wardrobe essentials. If you’re one of them, you perhaps already have a favorite style.
However, if you don’t love the black skirt you already own, you want a more flattering option, or you don’t actually own one at all yet, how do you choose the perfect black skirt?
Well, as with everything, there is no one size or one style fits all. Choose a black skirt to suit your body shape, and then work the rest of your outfit around it.
Take a look at this article on the best skirt to suit your body shape.
Black pencil skirt
As our one black skirt that we we going to combine 9 different ways, I’ve opted for a black pencil skirt as it’s a classic option.
Think of your black skirt as a blank canvas. It is a quietly stylish addition to your closet, which will provide a base for the rest of your outfit.
It is the perfect skirt if you are thinking about ensuring that you have clothes which all go with each other.
Also, check out our ultimate guide on how to create a capsule wardrobe.
Infinite black skirt outfit ideas
While clearly you could wear pretty much anything with your black skirt and it would look fabulous, below you will find 9 looks to help you with your black skirt outfit inspiration.
Black skirt outfit for the office
Anita (above) shows that an all black outfit can look fabulous with a pop of color.
Wearing your black skirt for evening
A black skirt can effortlessly take you from day-to-night. It’s particularly useful if you have had a day at the office.
All you have to do is switch your button-down shirt for a stylish wrap top, and you’re good to go.
Annette (above) opts to pair her black with pink.
A black skirt for every day
No matter what your lifestyle brings, whether you are doing the school run, heading to work, or meeting friends for lunch, for example, a black skirt should take you through any eventuality.
Jas (above) wears an on-trend plaid coat with her black skirt.
Wear for casual days
Like the majority of items in your closet you can choose to dress your black skirt up or down.
When worn with denim, or a t-shirt and sneakers, your black skirt can take on an altogether different vibe.
Karen (above) knots her denim shirt and wears with sneakers.
Add a rock chick vibe
It is often the little details which really make an outfit. You can change up the feel of your black skirt by switching your accessories and outerwear.
Claudia (above) wears biker-style boots with her black skirt.
Also take a look at how to dress the rock chick style personality.
Wear your black skirt with a blazer
Melinda (above) looks ultra-stylish in a plaid blazer and oxford shoes.
Smart casual with a denim jacket
There are many times when you don’t want to look too smart. But, nor do you want to dress down completely.
A black skirt can provide the perfect option to form the basis of your outfit.
Simply add booties or loafers rather than sneakers or high heels, and you have the perfect middle ground.
Ashley (above) puts together a look which is simple, yet sleek, stylish and timeless.
You might also like this article on how to wear a denim jacket.
Black, white and red
There are few more classic color combinations than black, white and red.
If you ever are stuck for inspiration you really can’t go wrong with a monochrome outfit worn with a hint of red.
A black skirt is versatile enough to be worn for any season.
Nic (above) teams hers with a classic white shirt and sneakers. And, of course, a stylish pair of sunnies.
Below, you will find all of the black skirt outfits together in a capsule for you.
I’d love to know how you wear your black skirt. Let me know in the comments below.
- What Is The Best Skirt For Your Body Type?
- The Ultimate Guide To Creating A Capsule Wardrobe That Works For You
- How To Choose The Perfect Little Black Dress For Your Body Type
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