Many women use black as a staple ‘uniform’ or their wardrobe, whether that’s a working or social wardrobe. It’s often also the first colour choice for evening / socialising wear.
It’s often thought that black is slimming – it can be, if worn in the correct style and fabric. In fact, it’s just darker shades that are slimming rather than black per se.
But also – it’s not just the colour you wear but how you wear it that makes it a success.
Wear black on its own
If you can wear black on its own, then go for it and make a bold statement. You could add different textures to add interest your outfit e.g. if layering
Wear black in contrast
Some of us can wear black, but not on its own, and we need some contrast i.e. lighter or brighter colour teamed with it. Think monochrome look, or adding a splash of your best colour