Photo: Jamar Stephens

Photo: Jamar Stephens

Afiya Francisco is a Style Expert, television and fashion personality, speaker, and brand ambassador. The Style House is a multimedia platform designed to help women approach their personal style with confidence, simplicity & joy. 

How to Wear: The Dark Side

rotj-emperor-1450-1600 With the addition of a few simple details– think sparkle– basic black is anything but boring. Embellished shoulders provide a perfectly simple solution to accessorizing.


Swar Silk T-shirt $250, Antik Batik;

Waxed Skinny-Leg Jeans $112.50 (on sale, reg. $375), K Karl Lagerfeld;

Vera Wedge $128, Jeffrey Campbell;

Grace Portfolio Foldover Clutch $428, Jessica Jensen;

Clustered Jewel Earrings $42, Banana Republic;

How to Wear: Coco Avant Chanel

How to Wear: Into the Wild