We know, we know: Everyone looks good in black. It's just one of those things we accept as an inevitable truth. But, plus-size fashion took this idea and ran with it until black was its de facto shade. The backlash came (as we knew it would), and when it did, it was bold and bright and mixing prints. Black became boring. Black became safe. And, worse? Black became basic. But, now, three plus-size style bloggers have had it. They will hide behind neon and sequins no more — this fall, they're taking back black.
Margie Ashcroft of Margie Plus
, Chantè Burkett of Everything Curvy and Chic
, and Gabi Gregg of GabiFresh
are defining plus-size fashion right now. And, while they all can agree on crop tops and high-waisted pants, their feelings are rightly varied when it comes to the stigmatized shade. Whether they're for or against wearing it head to toe, they've got advice on how to keep black from suffering a humdrum death.
Up ahead, each blogger picks a couple of go-to pieces from Lane Bryant
and shows us how to make the no-color color pop with a few tricks. Click through to pick up styling tips that apply to every body type. If you're anything like us, you'll be totally captivated by their black magic.