September 16, 2008  ·  style

Black on Black on Black...

OK, the way to make this work is the opposite of what you were probably told. Don't try to match blacks; what you want to do is make the various blacks in your layered look as different as possible: a gloss black, a matte black, a faded black, a textured or tonal black, etc. Black on black is the new black.

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