5 Black Essentials For a Complete Scandinavian Summer Look

It is definitely not the end of summer, yet that doesn’t stop Scandinavians from wearing their favourite colour. The people from up north are known for their minimalistic style, but also for their never-ending use of the colour black. No matter what style you are going for the black essentials will always help you complete your Scandi-look.

With the pre-autumn collections already in stores you probably want to upgrade your wardrobe with fresh new styles, though the temperature won’t allow you to use them until it drops a little. But if you invest in your new pieces wisely they will come to a good use no matter what season.

Here follows a list with five black essentials to complete your Scandinavian look, which you can wear during summertime – as well as on cold but sunny autumn days. All essentials represented come from current collections and are available in stores and online.

The classic black dressBlack dress from Filippa K

1. Black dress – The little black dress is a saviour when you don’t know what to wear and worn correctly, it can be used as much during summer days as on colder autumn days. Pair it with minimalistic jewelery and bare legs in the summer and with an oversized knit when the temperature drops.


lace top/braLace bra from Ganni

2. Lace top You can never go wrong with a little lace. Let it show under a tee for a clean and yet romantic look.

Black high heeled sandalsBlack sandals from Rodebjer

3. Black shoes – Black sandals, black boots or black sneakers – they will always be there to lift up your look in true a Scandinavian way.

acne sundglasses, details.Black sunglasses from Acne

4. Black Sunglasses – Scandinavians are known for their anonymous attitude. What better way to be anonymous than behind big black sunglasses? They are a must have.

Acne classic leather jacketLeather jacket from Acne

5. Black leather jacket The Scandinavian summer nights (and sometimes days) can be a bit cold. A classic leather jacket will always keep you warm – which also applies in the autumn, and winter, and spring…