7 Ways to Wear Black without Looking Goth ...

More than half of my wardrobe is black, but I’m not goth. In fact, I’m the opposite of goth, with blonde hair and a penchant for sunshine and tans. There’s a trick to wearing so much black and not looking gothic, and here are some basic pieces you can add to your wardrobe to wear black without looking goth…

1. Hello Sailor Dress

Price: $64.99 at modcloth.com
This gorgeous modern update of the classic sailor dress (by UK designer Critical Damage) is sure to get your sailor’s attention! Pair with sweet black or red patent Mary Janes, some knee socks or tights, and a cute shoulder bag and you’re ready for a boardwalk date… and you sure won’t look goth!