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14 Reasons Black Is The Only Color Worth Wearing

12/10/2013 12:46 pm ET | Updated Dec 10, 2013

Grace Coddington does it. Joan Rivers does it. Mary-Kate and Ashley do it. Johnny Cash swore by it.

So really, is there any reason to not wear all black?

We don't think so. Head-to-toe black is the easiest, chicest, most foolproof way to get dressed... and it's actually cool. Black leather jackets, black pants, black shirts and black shoes are never out of style, and you really can't run into a serious style faux pas while wearing any of them. Plus, it's the telling style signature of New York City.

If that's not a sign all-black is a winning fashion decision, we don't know what is. Herewith, 14 reasons that black is really the only color worth wearing.

It means never worrying about matching.

matching black

It camouflages any stains.

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It can be layered endlessly.

black layers

It flatters every skin tone.

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It can make anyone look mature.

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It allows you to go wild with accessories.

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It works for every season.

maddy c in black

It's figure-flattering.

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It helps you blend in (if you want to, that is).

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It masks whether your clothes are expensive or cheap.

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It lets you experiment with crazy fabrics. (Crushed velvet, anyone?)

crushed velvet

It always looks kind of dressed up.

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It never goes out of style.

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It's what "fashion people" wear.

anna and grace in black

These stars knew what was up:

Celebrities In LBDs

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