No professional wardrobe is complete without the color black. However when the warm weather starts to roll through, we tend to shy away from black. We do this because it serves as a conductor under the hot spring/summer sun. I also find most people love to update their work wardrobes with colors that are more season appropriate. Blouses and suits in warmer colors are preferred this time of year.
With all that said, what happens to your classic black pant? Or what do you wear when you want to look extremely professional and not overwhelm your clients and co-workers with bright summer colors? What happens when that special occasion or career move calls for that black pants you have moved to the back of the closet for brighter colors? The answer is to simply create looks that incorporate your classic black pants. Considering black pants are the number one choice for interviews and work meetings, it’s important to incorporate black pants into every season’s work wardrobe.
Here are 3 tips on pulling off black pants in spring.
- Pair your black pants with dark florals. By pairing black pants with dark florals, you will create an understated spring look that works perfect for the office.
- Opt for crop pants or wide leg pants. Because it's so hot and we know how hard it is to wear black in hot weather, select pairs that are more comfortable and allow for air to flow. Fitted pants can be a little unbearable and sticky in hot weather, so avoid them.
- Picking the right shoes is so important. To ease the harsh look of your black pants, opt for shoes that evoke a spring vibe. Stay away from shoes that are overly casual or overly dressy i.e. nude pumps instead of brown flat sandals.
We all want to have fun with our fashion during the spring/summer seasons, and we don't have to compromise our style or color choices to make it work. The key to nailing your spring wardrobe is to be creative and use my tips to make it work!