I'll stop wearing black when they invent a darker color

It's a nice sunny day outside, but I just had the need to wear a dark monochromatic outfit, so here's a relatively casual look I put together.
I kept it basic with a black crop top that I created out of a thermal shirt and paired it with my favorite high waisted shorts from Wet Seal. This isn't exactly a spring look, but I've been wanting to style this cap since I bought it, and this was the first outfit on my mind. I also went with my trustee oxford heels from Payless since these are my only pure black shoes. I'm currently on a hunt for some chunky-heeled ankle boots, but it's so hard to find the perfect one (preferably affordable). 
Skinny belt: charlotterusse.com
For accessories, I opted for a thin belt with a gold buckle to add a subtle color to the look and give the illusion of a smaller waist. I also added this vintage key necklace just because it feels a little incomplete without some kind of unique accessory. I typically don't include hand bags in my outfits, but it felt empty with this one, so I grabbed my go-to Coach purse, which was a hand-me-down from my mom!

Lastly, I tied it all together with a black newsboy cap from Zizibeh. I love how it instantly makes an outfit look urban. I'm not a big fan of caps mainly because of the snapback trend, but newsboy caps look a lot more polished and less obnoxious (sorry to those who wear snapbacks).

I figured that bold cat eyes and nude lips would be perfect for this dark outfit, so I extended my winged eyeliner a bit more than I usually do and went with my Wet 'n Wild neutral lipstick to draw attention to the eye makeup.

On my face:
Rimmel Stay Matte liquid mousse foundation in 200 Soft Beige
Revlon PhotoReady concealer in Medium
Buck from the Naked palette
L'Oreal Infallible Gel Lacquer Liner in Blackest Black 171
Make Up For Ever Aqua Eyes eyeliner in Matte Black 0L
Wet n Wild Megalast Lip Color in 903C Just Peachy
NYC Bronzing Powder in Sunny
Revlon Brow Fantasy Pencil & Gel in Light Brown
Make Up For Ever Smoky Extravagant Mascara
Benefit Cosmetics High Beam
Daiso False Eyelashes
Bella Queen Contact Lenses in Honey

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  1. Fab outfit choice! I look black too and that cap suits you great x


  2. I love the title of the post, it made me laugh so much :)

  3. Super cute! It's really flattering on you! And I love the makeup!

  4. Great outfit! And your look gorgeous! Would you like to follow each other on GFC, Facebook or bloglovin to stay in touch? Let me know, thanks!



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