How to Wear Black in the Summer

By Natalie Steen

While white is the reigning color of summer, there’s nothing like a black outfit if you want to look muy caliente in these hot and humid months. After all, black is a universally flattering color that goes with everything. And while there are people who will argue that it’s not an appropriate hue for the season (and yes, if it’s not done right, you could come off looking like Wednesday Addams at summer camp), there’s always room to wear a little noir under the warm summer sun. Below, five looks that prove you can wear black in August.