The Secret to Styling Yellow with Black

Hi Everyone,

Yellow is a colour that’s featuring large this Winter. It’s such a cheerful colour I love using it as my goto on dreary Winter days – needless to say today is exactly one of those!

Wearing black as a contrast colour with yellow can work wonderfully or it can end up making you look like a bumble bee. No one wants that right – smile!

The simple secret to styling yellow with black is to do one of the following:

1) Have one of yellow or black colours dominate the outfit and only wearing a little of the other. for example as a pair of shoes or bag or top, or

2) Make sure the outfit doesn’t go black, yellow, black. If however the outfit does have repeating colours make sure there is some neutral space in-between. Just like todays outfit. Wearing black tights with this look would not have the same chic effect.

3) Break up the outfit with something fun like a checkered bag.

Keep scrolling to see more pictures showing the secret to styling yellow with black…


The Secret to Styling Yellow with Black


The Secret to Styling Yellow with Black

The Secret to Styling Yellow with Black

The Secret to Styling Yellow with Black

The Secret to Styling Yellow with Black

Outfit details:

Blazer – c/o  Paradis des Innocents

Skirt – c/o  Paradis des Innocents

Belt- Gucci

Bag – c/o  Beck Sondergaard

Shoes – similar here


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  1. Brilliant, I love it. I wore yellow the other day with grey, it really lifted my mood. Thanks for showing us how easy it is do. xx Please do stop by my blog and join the #chicandstylish #linkup. Jacqui Mummabstylish

  2. Hi. I can totally imagine what the effect of black tights would be….This way it is very classy. I love the combination of the two colours a lot and wear it a lot. In summer it fits the season and in winter it brightens the season. Love, Lieske

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