Back to Black

plus size leather pants casual outfit idea

Whenever the cold weather returns, it seems that I gravitate more and more to black and today is certainly no exception.  The trick to keeping an all black outfit from being boring is to pay attention to the details.  Fit, fabric, textures, and accessories will all play a role in making an black outfit come to life.  Today, to add a bit more interest to my all black look, I opted for a pop of color with my accessories.

How do you make your black outfits pop?

Thanks for reading.

Jacket: INC via Macy’s (similar here)
Top: Alberto Makali via Nordstrom Rack
Leggings: ASOS Curve (also available in straight sizes)
Shoes: J. Renee via Nordstrom (also available here)
Bag: FRYE via Nordstrom Rack
Gloves: Ralph Lauren via Nordstrom Rack (similar here, herehere and here)
Scarf (old): Nordstrom Rack (similar here)


  1. February 9, 2014 / 9:55 pm

    Thanks!! They are still available too!

  2. February 10, 2014 / 5:33 am

    You look Great here and I like how you add the red to an already spicy outfit.

  3. February 10, 2014 / 4:18 pm

    Thanks honey!!! I'm so glad you like it.

  4. February 17, 2014 / 8:08 pm

    Love this outfit. Came across you blog, via Lucky Contributors Online Community. The leggings are great – I'm such a leggings girl, lol. Very nice look!


  5. February 18, 2014 / 3:52 pm

    Hi Whitney,

    I'm glad you like the outfit. I am leggings girl too. I wish they were appropriate for more occasions. 🙂