The colors we surround ourselves affect us. Each color radiates certain frequency, it attracts different kinds of energy. The researches prove that colors make you feel sexy, seductive, stress free and more. Without colors, life would be black and white.

The outfit colors boost our mood, energy. Why don’t you apply color concept to your wardrobe?

Black Color

  • Black color is the darkest color because of the absence of color.

  • Black and white described opposites. Black is color of darkness , while white is color of light.

  • Black is the color of fear, mystery, death, aggression, elegance and formality.

  • Black ink is the common color used for newspapers and documents.

  • Black is color of Dark Ages and white is color of Age of Englightenment.

  • In Ancient Egypt, black was associated with positivty, It was color of fertility and color of Anubis which was the god of underworld and offered protection against evil.

  • In Ancient Greece, black was also the color of the underworld and It was the most important colors for Greek artists in the 6th century BC.

  • In Ancient Rome, black was worn by artisans and craftmen.

  • Black color was the color of death and morning for Romans. In the 2ns centry BC, They began to wear black toga for funeral ceremonies.

Black Color In Fashion

  • In 12th and 13th centuries black color didn’t have prestige. It was worn by Benedictine monks as a sign of penitence and humility.

  • In 14th and 15th century, nobles and princes usually wore bright colors. Black color was not part of the wardrobe of a wealthy families except sable fur which was the glossy black fur, was the most expensive fur in Europe.

  • In 14th century, status of black changed. High quality black dyes arrived on to market and government officials began to wear black clothes as a sign of the seriousness of their position.

  • Peacock blue fabrics from Florence and bright scarlet cloaks from Venice were restrictef to the nobile families. The wealthy merchants and bankers of northern Italy, started wear clothes made with the most expensive fabrics.

  • The elegant black rule began in Northern Italy and spread to France and England and Spain.

  • In 16th century black was the color of monarchs of Europe.

  • In the 18th century black color lost status with Age of Enlightenment.

  • Paris became capital of fashion and pastel colors became the color of the upper classes. After French Revolution, black started to become popular again.

  • In 20th century, French designer Coco Chanel revolutionized black color. Her famous quote is ‘ a woman needs just three things; a black dress, a black sweater and on her arm, a man she loves.’

  • Other designers created trend of the ‘little black dress’

  • One of the most famous black dress is Hubert de Givency design Breakfast at Tiffany’s film costume.

  • Gianni Versace said ‘Black is the quintessence of simplicity and elegance’