Essentials - Black Is The New Black

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Black is the new black. So, here are some black essentials that you need in your wardrobe.  Sunglass Hut

Black Is The New Black 

You may be wondering why it's so important to have a little black number hanging in your closest. The answer is simple, you can never go wrong with black. This dark colour is perfect for any occasion, whether casual or formal. It also matches anything and everything, making it the perfect colour to add to any outfit.

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We all need to have a black formal shoes or cool sneakers hiding in our cupboards. One of the things to consider when buying any of these is quality, as they will be a wardrobe staple for many years to come.

Pro Top: For the gents, don't forget those black socks! And ladies, it's always a good idea to keep a pair of stockings handy.

Stores to visit: Tread + Miller and Aldo.


With all the things we need to carry with us on a day-to-day basis, it's no surprise that men are embracing the useful accessory. Choosing a bag in black guarantees that it will match any outfit or occasion.

Pro Tip: A messenger bag is the perfect accessory for the lads, or try a duffel bag as a great go-to

Store to visit: Frasers

Sunglass Hut

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Sometimes, all you need is a good pair of glasses to protect your eyesight from the sun. There is nothing better than black shades to match any of your outfits.

Store to visit: Sunglass Hut

A Little Black Dress

Whether it's date night, a spectacular event or a formal occasion, ladies need a little black dress, or even two. The LBD is an investment piece, so make sure you choose a good quality dress that suits your body shape perfectly.

Store to visit: Forever New

MAC Cosmetics

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Smokey Eye

Nothing adds flair to your LBD quite like a daring smokey eye. For this you'll need black shades of eye shadow, black eyeliner and black mascara. If you're not quite sure how to pull off this look, ask the helpful assistants at your favourite MAC store for some guidance.

Store to visit: MAC Cosmetics


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A Tux 

Every gentleman needs a good tux. The male counterpart to the the LBD, a good quality tux is perfect for any formal occasion, be it a wedding, funeral, meeting or grand party.

Store to visit: The Executive

What is your black must-have? Let us know in the comments section below!

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