"Why do architects wear black?" Women who wear all black lead very colorful lives. Why Do Architects Wear Black? You see, black is a dark colour. 1. I think it is probably more of a stereotype but it probably also has some truth. Answers of 100 contemporary architects, designers and draftsmen, handwritten, more or less decipherable, and ranging from amusing to programmatic statements. ist nicht nur ein bibliophiles Kleinod für Menschen, die sich für Architektur und Architekten interessieren, sondern für jedermann, der gerne einmal hinter die Fassade schaut und dem dies anhand der handgeschriebenen Faksimiles renommierter Architekten und Designer unserer Zeit vielleicht auch gelingen mag. So clothes don’t get in the way of the work. The other reason we wear black is because it’s simple and everything else should be the color – your ideas should be the color. 2. In Berlin, many of the shops selling all -black fashion take their inspiration directly from the city’s nightlife culture. It is a two way street! Why do Bedouins wear black robes when everyone knows that black is a strong heat absorber? If you look at the front row of a fashion show, you’ll notice that Grace Coddington wears only black, and at the end of a fashion show, you’ll notice that the designer — Michael Kors, Alexander Wang — takes a bow wearing all black… Even color perception surveys affirm that wearing all black makes you look as badass as you feel. In fact, as Kors once told Seattle Times, “I wear the same thing every day. Black people should start buying brands by black designers because it is one way of shunning the oppression and exploitation of black people and financially empowering black businesses! The Orange Is the New Black star called out designers who … It’s more about neutrality. They tend to be driven and hard-working and balance out all the chaos in their sartorial choices. ISBN-13: 978-3211791912 . Cordula Rau (ed.) Lou Reed used to wear only black, and Laurie Anderson still does. 2008. It is the darkest colour; some say it isn’t even a colour - black is the absence of light, absence of colour. Springer Verlag, Vienna & New York. WILLIAM WAFED, Director Of Operations, I like to wear navy trousers with a white T-shirt from Emporio Armani during the day, with white trainers. For evening, I wear black velvet dinner jackets and handmade shirts from Giorgio Armani, hand-made to measure. Designers have more room to get creative with their lines and patterns and less time fretting about colours; it has opened up a whole new avenue of design in the city. Black businesses should advertise more and support programs that empower black communities! Why do designers wear so much black? Designers do not send me dresses ... "I am young and I am cool and I want to wear cool clothes! I almost always wear the same thing. Just like Karl Lagerfeld, Michael Kors' status as one of the world’s foremost fashion designers doesn’t mean he’s about to lead by example anytime soon. I can't wear stripes or bright colours because they make me expand. I always pack two black jackets, loads of black … Here, all the reasons why you should never mess with a woman who wears black: AHS: Coven.