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I Wear a Lot of Black

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    I just think I look best in black since my hair color is always changing. If I wear any other color it tends to just not look as good.
    flightsteps flightsteps 18-21, F Dec 27, 2013

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    Black is hot, classy, chic, you can wear it in so many different ways, and its hot
    wishfullthoughts wishfullthoughts 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 11

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    I Love Wearing Black - I probably wear a lot of black.. people consider me gothic but i'm nothing gothic nor emo, really. i just love the color, i feel hidden and safe when i wear...
    Mameha Mameha 22-25, F 6 Responses Feb 17, 2011

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    Some Say It's Wrong - Ever since I was small (around 10), I wanted to wear black - but mom only allowed it after I was 15. It's my favorite color, and the only one I feel...
    tinablack tinablack 22-25, F 2 Responses Oct 23, 2012

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    I Look Cool - I wear a lot of black for the reason that it makes me look cool. There's just something about it that looks pretty cool or at least better than anything else. I also...
    fire84725 fire84725 13-15, M Dec 13, 2012

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    Black Is My Favorite Color - I love the color black. On at least nine out of ten occasions I will be decked out in that color because I love it so much.I have had many people ask...
    social02 social02 26-30, M 6 Responses Sep 8, 2011

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    Wrong Idea - I looove black. It's mii favorite. ^-^ But I think people get the wrong idea sometimes. I've been called "wannabe goth", "goth", "emo", and well just "creepy". Yeah...
    MacabreFanatic MacabreFanatic 16-17, F Oct 12, 2012

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    And I shall wear black until they make a darker colour :-)
    headfuckery headfuckery 18-21, F Dec 2, 2013

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    Noir - For a "colour" that the scientific community dismisses as even being a colour. This colour has always had a strong presence in my closet. I love the way it makes...
    umathena umathena 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 6, 2007

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    It is my envelope of night, I wear it to absorb a little of your heat and colour as you pass, so that I never forget you, and I wear it so that I don't have to explain myself to...
    Brangwen Brangwen 36-40, F 2 Responses Mar 11

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    Black Is The New Black - I suppose I realized this a few years ago; I wear a lot of black.  Not entirely sure when that happened....  But I love black.  Really, I...
    UnclaimedTreasures UnclaimedTreasures 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 15, 2010

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    Always Have - I have always worn a lot of black. It used to drive my mother crazy when I would choose black clothes when I was little. She was always gripping about my black...
    lyricaldemise lyricaldemise 36-40 Jan 29, 2013

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    I Love Wearing Black - Black is one of my favourite colours (shades/non-colour/whatever) to wear. I'm a theatre student and have been involved in theatre for several years. A lot...
    BananaBat BananaBat 18-21, F Oct 21, 2011

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    Wearing Black - I wear black all the time and I love it. Black in the spring, summer, fall and winter. Don't care what the season black is so universal and such a great color. I...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Oct 3, 2012

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    Greatest Shade - I wear black almost everyday... And I wear it in layers. I also wear a lot of gray and stripes. I have lots of clothes in other colors but I never wear them...
    mspolly mspolly 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 14, 2013

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    Black Is The New Black - It's slimming, it looks smart and fresh. Doesn't show the black cat fur! 🎩
    justmeand11 justmeand11 22-25 1 Response Nov 12, 2013

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    Love Wearing Black! - Black has always been my color.  Maybe it has something to do with my name meaning dark clothed... hmmm...
    prajnaparamita prajnaparamita 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 22, 2008

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    Savvy - By natural law I tend to compile a fairly decent amount of black clothing. It was more so evident when I was younger as I began to get into a more simple look of jeans and...
    InfiniteArgus InfiniteArgus 22-25, M Oct 8, 2010

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    I Don't Even Realize - I own a lot of black clothes, because black looks good on me. I have pale skin and black really makes it pretty. So because I own a lot of black I tend to...
    MyUnspokenWord MyUnspokenWord 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 31, 2012

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    Sexy Black!!! - I have always chose to wear black! thats all i would wear at one point! Not because i love death and looking morbid etc but it was because i just didn't have...
    sazead sazead 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 26, 2007

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    I am a 47 year old elder gothic male. And naturally my favorite color to wear is black. My psychiatrist says I'm obsessed with the color. That may be true I just honestly can't...
    AGothicOdyssey AGothicOdyssey 46-50, M 6 Responses Nov 30, 2013

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    it is a rare moment when you see me wearing any other color than black, idk why it's just what i feel most comfortable in. it's insane how much i get judged for me. my dad says it...
    kr1sten kr1sten 18-21, F Dec 27, 2013

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    the struggle to find one thing when all you're clothes are black :(
    taylercm taylercm 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 26

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    ... - I'm going to come right out and say it.I wear black because it helps me to express how i feel.Love it or hate it. That's the truth for most of us.
    Underthenoise Underthenoise 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 21, 2011

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    Black Clothing Is The Best - I'm currently a hairdresser and wearing black is a part of my job, but the real reason is simply because it's my favourite colour and I love it! I wear...
    Maarkk Maarkk 18-21, M 1 Response Nov 7, 2013

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    Beautiful Black - I LOVE wearing black clothes, shoes, belts and almost always have a black purse. I don't think of it as a depressing color or the 'mourning' symbolism of it.  I...
    9Dragonz 9Dragonz 36-40, F 1 Response Jan 1, 2011

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    "do these blacks match ?" - Quinn (Daria)
    taylercm taylercm 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 26

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    Black shirt black pants black socks black shoes. Everything BLACK!!!!!
    demondayskid demondayskid 16-17, M 1 Response Jan 19

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    Black <3 - A full load of laundry each month dedicated to the cleansing of my black apparel. How about light coloured clothing load? Hehe, I have none of that :3
    ForeverApril2011 ForeverApril2011 18-21, F Nov 11, 2012

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    I Wear More Black Than Any Other Color... - Not because I'm trying to be someone I'm not, but I wear black and a whole lot of other dark colors because I find them a lot more...
    tmandrews9 tmandrews9 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 14, 2013

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    The Unofficial Work Uniform... - We had to take a department picture today and we realized that all of us but one were wearing solid black. The one guy out was wearing dark plaid...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Dec 20, 2011

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    So What, I Like It. - What can i say, i like black. Im a dude, im not goth or emo or anything, not that i have a problem with them, its just not me. Nobody else thinks that black...
    RFLagger RFLagger 22-25, M Dec 15, 2011

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    I Wear It On A Daily Basis - i feel funny wearing any bright colors. yellow makes me feel like a banana, red makes me feel like a tomatoe, green makes me feel like a leprechaun...
    EmilineSorine EmilineSorine 18-21, F 3 Responses May 18, 2011

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    It Goes With Everything! (: - I love colors! Especially bright colors. But black really goes with everything and is very flattering. That's really all there is to it. (:
    JoannSmiles JoannSmiles 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 3, 2013

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    All the Time - I wear black all the time, I can pull it off all year round as I have olive skin so dont look like a goth. I do, however, can look like a widow. One boy asked...
    deleted deleted 26-30 7 Responses Aug 6, 2008

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    All Over My Closet - Seriously, you open my closet and you're going to find a whole lot of black. Lol. I just loooove wearing that color. You'll also find some gray and a bit of...
    Browneyes4322 Browneyes4322 18-21, F Oct 28, 2012

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    Black Skirts......Mmmm - Just love black skirts or dresses, even one with white polka dots on them. Make me fill really sexy in them too. Worn with nude or colored tights is also a...
    bobbylee111 bobbylee111 26-30, T Mar 3, 2013

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    Its Easy - i always love wearing black simply because i get to do everything i want when i'm wearing one... dirts don't seem to be obvious in it. 
    wasted13 wasted13 18-21, F 7 Responses Apr 7, 2011

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    I used to wear tons of black in the past because i felt that you could never ever go wrong with black HAHAHA. The only problem with full black is that you give off a gloomy aura...
    ChasingNovelty ChasingNovelty 16-17, M Feb 11

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    Shopping - I went shopping with my brother one day and I picked out a black sweater that I liked. I showed it to him and he said: All you ever wear is black and white.  I was...
    holloway64 holloway64 46-50, M 2 Responses Nov 1, 2012

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    Classy Noir! - I do wear a lot of black...Not because I am emo or anything like that but because I like the effect it has on me. I think it compliments my natural looks and well it...
    princessblush princessblush 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 20, 2011

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    Why Not? It's Just Black! - It doesn't mean much when I wear black. It's just that sometimes drug addicts wear a lot of black. I just feel the rebellious mood brewing inside me...
    noaht43 noaht43 41-45, T Jan 16, 2013

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    Black is such a happy color. All black everyday. c:
    kimcx kimcx 18-21, M Apr 1

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    The Negative Thinking About People Wearing Black - Although blue is my first favorite color, I tend to wear a lot of black.  I just like the color and its my style. I think black...
    surrealreality surrealreality 31-35, F 7 Responses Jul 3, 2012

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    Black dresses are my go-to outfit. Usually with black tights and my black boots.
    flightsteps flightsteps 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 29, 2013

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    Like the Johnny Cash song "Man In Black" thats how I feel also. I have a very somber tone, for the poor and beaten down, for those who never read or listen to the words that Jesus...
    softailhd softailhd 46-50, M 1 Response Feb 25

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    Classy - I love to wear black... Not as a freak ish blk but just a limited amount. I believe it looks classy, mysterious, and just goes with mostly anything... So if ur planning to...
    roseyvonne roseyvonne 22-25, F 4 Responses Aug 10, 2012

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    Gothic Splendour - It's so flattering, it suits my mood usually and i can add red or white to look more dramatic. I've more shoes, stockings, skirts and hats which are black than...
    AtomicWater AtomicWater 41-45, F Sep 26, 2010

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    Noir - So my wardrobe doesnt consist of a lot of color. So what. I like the color black. It's slimming its easy to work with. and it matches with pretty much anything.Im not gothic...
    emmie92 emmie92 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 27, 2011

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    I Love It! - I love black. I wear it so often, I've got family that thinks I'm goth. Black is a beautiful color. And its sexy. And I love the way it looks on my ivory skin!
    PoeticRejection PoeticRejection 18-21, F 10 Responses Jun 24, 2007

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    Black and gray are my favorite colors to wear, they're just easy on the eyes
    ZeroDigits ZeroDigits 16-17, F Dec 26, 2013

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