Dark Like My Soul: Why Black Will Never Go Out of Style

I was 2 years old when I first heard “Paint It Black” by the Rolling Stones, and 7 years old when I first heard “Back In Black” by ACDC. Being a child raised on the most epic classic rock ballads, something about the energy struck me like a really great guitar solo.

I’ve spent majority of my life dealing with my family…especially my mother complaining that my wardrobe looks like I’m attending a funeral every day of the week that ends in a “y.” If you take a look inside my closet, you’ll find black on black on black, with a hint of white here and there.

I won’t buy pastels and I don’t do neon. I’ve spent years “trying” to spice up my wardrobe and have even been on the edge of buying some colors, but the best I could do was burgundy and olive-green-not-black. Still certainly dark colors nonetheless. Black is, without a doubt, my absolute favorite color to wear, and here’s why it should be yours too:

1. Black is timeless. And elegant.

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2. Unlike white, there’s no rules and regulations about when and where and what time of year you can wear black clothing.

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3. My soul is dark, twisted, and a lot of times edgy. Wearing all black matches it perfectly.

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4. I like my coffee black, if I spill while I’m rushing, the stain will barely show.

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5. As many people already know, black is slimming. Who doesn’t want to slim it down every once in a while?

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6. There’s always a touch of mystery to a girl who wears all black.

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7. Yet sometimes, everyone thinks I’m just really depressed.

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8. Or that I’m gothic.

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9. The best classic rock songs revolve around the color black.

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10. And the best rock stars wear all black.

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11. There is no better option for a party or night out than a LBD.

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12. You can’t wear leather anything if it’s not black.

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13. Leggings are the most comfortable article of clothing you can possibly wear for any occasion – work, school, going out – and they’re always black.

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14. You don’t ever have to worry about matching your clothes-black always matches black.

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15. People don’t know that you’ve actually had that shirt for 10 years.

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16. Every accessory matches black.

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17. I don’t want to stand out, so keep your red dress.

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So, my wardrobe will continue to pretty much be synonymous with my cynical soul. And, even though everyone else thinks I need to spice up my wardrobe with some popping colors, I’m living happily, sexy and mysteriously in my black on black attire. Rock on, b*tches.

Featured Image via We Heart It.

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