Street style photography gave black the death sentence. Who wants to photograph black, after all? The clamor to be the most photographed outside the shows meant more colour, more detail, more pea-cocking, and that started to reflect on trends inside the shows, too.
But fashion in fall 2012, as part of this new trend, is out to prove that black doesn’t have to be synonymous with boring. And while most women – fashion show peacocking or not – haven’t forgotten the place of the LBD in one’s wardrobe, this fall / winter season is about something more than that. We’re not just talking about one way to wear black in 2012 but the most stand-out way. The vamp, the gothic, the noir… Mystery and fantasy are the keys to saving dark colours from the death of being ignored.
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by Tania Braukämper via Fashionising.com