"You can wear black at any time. You can wear it at any age. You may wear it for almost any occasion." Christian Dior


“Women think of all colors except the absence of color. I have said that black has it all. White too. Their beauty is absolute. It is the perfect harmony.” Coco Chanel

“One is never over or underdressed with a little black dress.” Karl Lagerfeld

"Women who wear black live colourful lives." Neiman Marcus

"I love all the colors mixed together, black." Brian Elston

"Black is modest and arrogant at the same time. Black is lazy and easy — but mysterious. But above all black says this: I don't bother you — don't bother me." Yohji Yamamoto

"I love black because it affirms, designs and styles. A woman in a black dress is a pencil stroke." Yves Saint Laurent

"I work in three shades of black." Rei Kawakubo

“Black is always elegant. It is the most complete color in the whole world, made of all the colors in the palette.” Riccardo Tisci

"I'll stop wearing black when they invent a darker colour." Wednesday Addams

"Black is not sad. Bright colours are what depress me. They're so... empty. Black is poetic. How do you imagine a poet? In a bright yellow jacket? Probably not." Ann Demeulemeester

"I think in black." Gareth Pugh

“There’s something about black. You feel hidden away in it.” Georgia O’Keeffe

“I’ve been 40 years discovering that the queen of all colours was black.” Pierre-Auguste Renoir

“I wore black because I liked it. I still do and wearing it still means something to me. It’s still my symbol of rebellion—against a stagnant status quo, against our hypocritical houses of God, against people whose minds are closed to others’ ideas.” Johnny Cash