NYC Private Shopping Tour

Black is Back

Givency suit and sleek leather dress for summer

Black is back. But then did it ever go away? Summer is here, and it is time to travel and party. Maybe black is more of a city color, but this season’s styles also include lots of fun and playful day wear that works in the country, at resorts and the beach as well. New deliveries of clothing are flowing into the stores in New York. This season you will need to understand that black is back if you want to stay on trend. There are so many shapes and styles of black clothing to explore on a luxury private shopping tour. Black clothing is short, long, full or narrow, It is cool and dramatic. New York shopping tours are a way to find all the newest pieces. Come on a tour of some of the stores in the New York and enjoy.

Black is Back with Fendi

Kim Jones of Fendi offers this sleek head to toe look in black. The sliver of an outfit is complimented by a black Fendi bag.


Sleek dress from Chloe

Gabriella Hearst at Chloe also offers a long slim look. She lightens it up with crocheted sandals in black. It does not get much purer than this.


A long black dress from Khaite

New label, Khaite, adds a shirred shoulder and a nipped waist to a long dress. Another black bag and architectural shoes add to the look.


Black is back in contemporary clothing from Palmer Harding

Contemporary price points also love their dresses in black. Perfect for beachy nights, these dresses are more casual than dressy.


Rick Owens goes back to black

Rick Owens goes back to black every season. It is a key color for him. This easy to wear black dress is perfect for summer.


An exposed midriff dress

If you are toned and tanned, then this midi bare midriff dress is for you.


An eyelet dress for summer

A casual shape with a bared waist is “lightened up” in broderie anglais. And black makes it cutting edge.


Playing around for summer

This casual outfit is young and playful. Black pulls it together, for sure.


A demure black dress from Noir

The black dress from Noir Kei Ninomiya is simple and a bit demure. Not a feeling that is usually evoked by the designer. But one with interesting detailing.


Back to black in a Margiela dress

This sculptural Margiela dress is also a bit of a deviation for John Galliano, the designer. But the raw raveled edges are signature.


A chic Chanel suit is Black

And of course there are suits. Chanel does the perfect “little black suit”. Slim and precise with a white shirt that is a tribute to Karl Lagerfeld.


Black leather suit from McQueen

Alexander McQueen offers a suit with edge. It is in leather, but it also has a break-away zip off jacket. The belled pants are an 80’s throwback.


Saint Laurent goes back to black with a jumpsuit

Jumpsuits are also here again. This sharp one from Saint Laurent is precise. It is tough-chic. Something that only really works in black.


A dressy knit for summer

A sculpted puff sleeve sweater looks great with a crinkled, shiny puff skirt.


Dress up in these dresses

When is comes to dressy dresses, black always look chic. A sculpted peplum top contrats beautifully with a soft draped skirt. And black and white prints also look new.


An interesting dress from Cecile Bahnsen

Cecilie Bahnsen shapes dresses in black crinkled fabric. The shapes are statement shapes. But ones that are easy to wear.


A dress with a train for summer nights

A short and tight dress gets a special look-at-me effect with an added train. Why not? The dresses at the back of the are attractive too.


A two piece black dress

This outfit looks thrown together, but it isn’t. The precise design of a bustier sheath with a very short jacket over it work proportions well.


Sheer black lace looks are back

Lace dresses are new this season. And they look great? It is time to be out and about. Fendi mixes lace pattern, and shirrs the side of this dress to offer a distinct cut.


A lace suit from Puppets and Puppets

Puppets and puppets is also going back to black. The sheer lace suit is shown without any layers underneat it. You can wear it like that, or add your own.


A dress of lace perfection

This spider-webby sleek dress is from Margiela. It is sheer perfection. It also can be worn with a black slip.


Sheer suiting for summer

Margiela is certainly into lace and sheer this year. This is a new play on black and white. Fine black tulle is layered over white sating in this shirt jacket and skirt combo. Nice pattern play.


Black is back in a tulle dress from Margiela

Galiano also ruches more tulle into a soft-as-air midi dress.


A tough evening look from Tom Ford

Tom Ford works tough chic too. The diagonal zippers set in the top emphasizes the best curves of the body. It evokes the Charles James zip-around Taxi dress.


Saint Laurent does a mean jersey bodysuit in black
St Laurent goes for in your face tough glamour. A jersey jumpsuit is ruched to perfection. Body-con at its best.

Chanel mixes jeans and jacket
Evening does not have to be tough. Chanel has an interesting take. Mix a perfectly cut jacket with wide denim pants with a ruffled bottom. Add some patterned sparkle, and voila.

Black sparkles for evening

Libertine is known for thier decorative looks. This one is a killer. A classic black jacket is decorated to perfection.


Rick Owens wraps it up in black

Rick Owens offers a tough evening look, a one shouldered shiny top over track pants. And a full volume coat covers it well.


Beachbound sophistication

Black even goes to the beach these days. Dramatically. Certainly anyone wearing these beautiful pieces will stand out from the crowd. This is why black is back.