How to Style Black Pants in 3 Elegant Ways

Silvana Patrick
by Silvana Patrick
10 Minutes

A nice pair of black pants is a staple in every woman’s closet. If you’re wondering how to style black pants, follow along for 3 of my ideas.

Sheer blouse

1. Sheer blouse

Pair a tailored, sheer blouse on top of a black bralette for a sexy and sophisticated twist on an outfit with black pants. 

Sheer blouse

Tuck the blouse in and accessorize with rhinestone, statement earrings. 

Desaturated look

2. Desaturated look

If you love neutrals but you don’t want to commit to all black, try a gray, fitted top with a cutout or ring detail, tucked neatly into your black pants.

Add your favorite, black blazer and barely-there silver sandals. 

Desaturated look

3. Pop of chocolate

Start with a fitted, chocolate brown top tucked into your black pants.

Pop of chocolate

Add some interest through volume by layering a black blazer on top of your fitted top.

Pop of chocolate

Pair with black sandals to show a touch of skin. 

Pop of chocolate

How to style black pants

Now you’ve seen how to style black pants in 3 elegant and elevated ways.

Share your favorite black pants outfit in the comments below!

If you can’t get enough black in your wardrobe, check out my post on how to wear all black successfully.

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