Image: Two-button pinstripe jacket at J Crew.com.
Recently I've had several conversations about what to do with a basic black suit that looks, well, boring. The people wearing these boring suits are about as boring as Kanye West at an awards show. I'm guessing you're not a bore either so here are some easy ideas to turn a wardrobe basic into a fun, fashionable look.
The key to remember is color and print. And don't be shy.
Image: Tee with blocks of color and beaded shoulders on sale for $39.95 at Anthropologie.com.
Or try color and texture like lace.
Image: Pretty lace tee in a vibrant coral color on sale at Anthropologie for $39.95.
And let's not forget about ruffles.
Image: Floral ruffle-front tank for $79.50 at Banana Republic.
Or consider a bold print like ikat.
Image: Silk ikat halter on sale for $44.99 at Banana Republic.com.