A discussion on black themed jewelry is incomplete without bringing up a remarkable, modern age phenomenon of fashion - the little black dress.
The LBD lasting popularity can be partly attributed to:
Coco Chanel introduced and popularized the little black dress in 1926. With her new creation, the fashion designer provided the answer to every "What should I wear to..." question.
The 'little black dress' has grown to become an icon and has found its way into major dictionaries. Many simply refer to it by acronym, 'LBD'.
Coco Chanel intended to invent a dress that can be worn to any occasion at any time, adapting simply through addition and changes of accessories.
Let's get acquainted with the qualities and moods jewelry in black represents.
Strength, chic, dramatic, mysterious, solid, sexy, committed, fearless, confident, serious, independent, protected, allure, sophistication, wealth, cool, shielded, classy, grounded, rest, powerful, elegance, control, fascination, stylish, formality, depth, authority, heavy, dominating, exciting, aggressive, rebellious, romantic, seductive, conservative and secrecy.
You may want to consider the spiritual properties of black jewellery as well.
Black is not a color but an absence of colors.
Black, and white of the other extreme, represents opposites. Opposites are spoken of, in expressions of black and white.
While white reveals, black conceals. Black has been alluded to the unseen or the unknown and what's hidden.
Black jewelry holds the energy of the threatening unknown as well as the positive vibes of restful emptiness.
Black jewelry provides potential and possibility and a sense of mystery.
The influence of black can be easily and personally experienced through dressing yourself in black from top to toe.
Put on a black dress, black stockings and black shoes and don't neglect the details.
Wear a black necklace, black earrings and extend black to the ends of your body with a black ring. Finish off with a black toe ring... we are talking about top to toe black.
Look into a full length mirror and check your feelings.
Do you detect... daring, assertiveness, mystery, independence and allure?
Black themed jewelry is believed to:
Wearing jewelry in black may help when you:
What does wearing black jewellery say about you?
You have classical tastes and love elegance. You are empowered and not easily influenced.
Never out of trend and always stylish, Black is a popular color in fashion. It is at all times observed as a high-status color and symbolizes refinement and elegance.
Black is visually slimming and makes a good option for bottoms and black bottoms readily match tops of various colors.
Since black makes the wearer appear slimmer, it is a popular choice for tops as well.
Karl Lagerfeld, Chanel's artistic director, explained the enduring success of the LBD: "One is never over or under dressed with a little black dress. A woman never looks bad in a little black dress, they can always trust that look."
Black jewelry shares many of LBD's qualities and holds some of their own. They are also ideal as little black dress jewelry.