How to Incorporate Black into your Summer Wardrobe with Prints

Summer season is the time for bright colors and fun prints and styles.  I personally love the more colorful pieces for the season.  I do however still like to wear darker colors.  Black is one of my favorite colors, but it’s not always the best color to wear during the Summer.  I love to incorporate black into my Summer wardrobe in subtle ways.  This also can help your wardrobe transition into Fall easily.  I like pieces that have versatility and can be worn in multiple seasons and not just one.

One of the main ways I use black in my wardrobe is through prints.  Prints can be very versatile because they can be colorful and fun against a black background.  Like this dress I styled here.  The dress is black, but has very colorful and bold florals and I can pair it with fun accessories and shoes and I’m still on trend for Summer.  You can also mix prints during the Summer and that can give your style lots of fun and versatility.  Below I’ve listed the prints that can look great for Summer even in black.  All these prints can also be mixed and matched to create stylish looks.How to Incorporate Black into your Summer Wardrobe with PrintsShop this Look

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Florals are always great for the Summer season.  There are plenty of ways to use florals with black pieces for Summer.  The key is for the print to look fun and tropical, like this dress piece from Who What Wear.  This dress has a black background with colorful floral prints which make it perfect for the season.  You can also use florals to accent solid black pieces.  You can pair black jeans with a floral top or tunic.  You can also incorporate florals with embroidery.  Many brands have fun Summer pieces in navy and black with fun colorful floral embroidery.


The polka-dot is one of my most favorite prints.  My favorite dress as a teen was a flowy black with white polka-dot dress.  Polka-Dots were everywhere this season.  From dresses, to tops, to blazers and pants, this print is very versatile.  You mostly see pieces that are black with white polka-dots.  You can also mix-n-match this print with florals or stripes and create a fun print.  The one things I love the most about polka-dots is the fact that you can normally transition this print into Fall/Winter.


I have been so obsessed with stripes this season.  One of my favorites is a bold black and white stripe.  I feel like it’s such a chic print and can be paired with other prints or bold colors for Summer.  One of my favorite striped pieces has been a wide leg pant in a bold black and white print.  This is also a print that can easily transition to Fall/Winter.  You can also do a stripe from head-to-toe in a jumpsuit or a set and it can create a statement look.  It’s all about finding the right prints for you.How to Incorporate Black into your Summer Wardrobe with PrintsHow to Incorporate Black into your Summer Wardrobe with PrintsHow to Incorporate Black into your Summer Wardrobe with PrintsHow to Incorporate Black into your Summer Wardrobe with PrintsHow to Incorporate Black into your Summer Wardrobe with Prints

Prints can be so fun in all seasons so don’t be afraid to buy a piece with a print if you see one that fits your style. Go Bold this Summer.

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XOXO, Happy Girl

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