Using ubiquitous office tones like black can allow you to experiment in other areas. Look for dresses that have interesting structure, draping or gathering that enhances the female form and awards bonus style points.
Black Leather Glove: The black glove, is unique and interesting, not only because it covers only four out of five fingers, but also the strap which fastens it to the hand is quite different. Very fascinating and for sure a style statement!
Peter Pilotto Fall 2013 In Pilotto's collection he explores print through textile/ surface manipulation. It appears from a distance to be printed however up close it is embroidered. This reflects my concept of complexity underpinning the naive.