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Teaming Brights with Black

By Yemisi Abah
Color is severely lacking in many ladies wardrobe, and the reason is simple; wearing colours could somewhat be a herculean task as you need to be sure, what colour goes with what.. While basic black will forever be a wardrobe staple, injecting a few bright colours to your outfit can do amazing things for your skin tone and hair color.Yellow, orange, light green, and bright pink are favorite tones for black, they instantly make an otherwise gloomy outfit bloom .

Solid ribbed tank
Solid ribbed tank

*Match black tops and jackets with white jeans, or green skirt.*Freshen up a look with an orange camisole inside a black jacket.
* Add a white or colourful handbag or shoes to a black top worn over blue jeans, or skirt. Throw a bright contrasting belt over a black shirt or dress to liven up the look.

* Combine black bottoms with a white or colourful top and metallic, bright or grey shoes.
* Complement black clothing items with bold (non-black) necklaces, earrings, cuffs, specs or watches. This could mean anything from a chunky string of pearly beads and red earrings, to an earthy chestnut brown necklace, green watch and Lucite bracelet.


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