Spring Black

Posted by Sally McLaren on

I wanted to share my love for beautifully cut plain black t's which can look effortless, chic and timeless all year around. Even in Spring.
Not only is black the most universally flattering shade to wear, it can make us all look instantly smarter, works for every season, lets your accessories shine and never goes out of style.

What I love about our plain black t's is that, without trying too hard, they will work for you all year round. Layer them through Autumn and dress them up through Winter.
But, it is Spring and Summer that I want to focus on right now by sharing my favourite ways to wear plain black t's for ultimate effortless style.



From the darkest rinse wash, mid denim and pale bleach wash or ecru, our plain black t's will look timeless, fresh and flattering with all of the denims going. When it comes to jeans, find a fit that works for you, invest in a few different shades and you'll be set for years to come.


Even top to toe black can work for you in Spring when worn with the right accessories.



Blazers are undeniably as much of a wardrobe staple as t-shirts are. Choose from classic black or checked and neutral styles to something a little brighter, they will all work with your black t's.


The trench is another must-have for Spring, that can also be worn layered up in the cooler months too. Style with our Erin 3/4 sleeve crew, straight leg rinse wash jeans and black loafers for a look that would be smart enough for the office, but casual enough for brunch.

Don't put away your wool winter coats just yet, as when worn with just a light t-shirt layer underneath they can be an ideal transitional piece when in between seasons.

Lastly, another favourite of mine is the leather jacket. One in a soft, supple leather that fits you like a glove will last you a lifetime and give an edge to any outfit you style it with. If the ripped jeans in the look below are a little too much for you, simply swap for a mid wash or ecru mom jean for a comfortable, confident daytime look.




Plain black t's provide the perfect blank canvas to wear with printed skirts. Keep it tonal like these animal print looks, or be bold and wear maximum colour in your print, whilst keeping your look accessible by pairing it back with a plain black tee.



Something fuller in shape like an a-line of full length skirt can work well when balanced with plain black on your top half. For this look, I'd suggest sizing down in our Mabel or Audrey t's to get a slimmer silhouette to balance the fullness on the bottom half. This would look dreamy with sandals as worn in this look (below), but also Mary-Janes, ballet flats or trainers.

So, whether you are still in your long sleeves, something in between or have ventured for short sleeves already, you will be able to re-create these looks in your own way with any of our black t's.


Image source: @pinterest

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