How to Style Black Capris: 15 Chic Outfit Ideas for Women

The capris may not be something that you hear about a lot. For those of you that don’t exactly know what they are, they are basically skinny and cropped pants. What I am going to specifically talk about is the black capris, something that are very easy to style and pull off. They are at their best when you wear them as part of your business casual work outfit. Sometimes, you may even wear them with a t shirt if you style them right. To better show you how to style them, I have put together a list of some of the best black capris outfit ideas with pictures. Let’s check them out now.

Grey Fitted Sweater with Black Capris


To start off the list, I am going to show you how you can easily build a business casual outfit around the black capris. To do that, you simple need to wear them with a grey fitted long sleeve top and a narrow brown belt. Wear brown heeled loafers to look more professional and smarter.

Black Capris with White Tank Top & Heels

black capris with white tank top and heels

If you think the previous outfit isn’t simple enough, this outfit is as minimal as you can get. To achieve this simple look, you can wear a white tank top with black capris to look tall and slim. Wear a pair of black ballet heels to make yourself look even leaner and more feminine.

White Blazer with Vest Top & Black Capris

white blazer with vest top and black capris

The previous outfit is a little too casual for many workplaces’ dress codes. This one, on the other hand, is much safer as a smart casual outfit. To form this outfit, you can wear a white vest top with a white blazer for the top. Pair these pieces with black capris and black ballet flats to look smart and clean.

Black Capris with Leather Short Sleeve Shirt

black capris with leather short sleeve shirt

For those of you who like to power dress for work all the time, here is a slightly toned-down power outfit that you may want to wear for casual Fridays. To form this look, you can wear a black leather blouse with black capris. Pair them with black open toe ankle strap heels and a black purse to look dark and stylish.

Wear with Half Sleeve Heather Grey Knit Sweater

half sleeve heather grey knit sweater

Sometimes, a very simple layering technique can take the outfit to another level. For example, you can wear a white vest top underneath a half sleeve heather grey sweater and let the hem of the vest top peek out to create some stylish layers. Wear them with black capris and black flats to look casual and stylish.

White T Shirt with Black Capris & Heels

white t shirt with black capris heels

If your workplace has a relatively loose dress code, you may want to try this outfit, but make sure the white t shirt is made of some high end fabric as the fabric and make a world of difference. Pair the tee with black capris, black ballet heels and a black leather purse to complete this minimal black and white look.

Black Knit Sweater with Capris & Orange Scarf

black knit sweater with capris and orange scarf

For those of you who love to dress in a cheerful way every now and then, here is an outfit idea for you. You can start with dressing all black by wearing a black sweater, black capris and a pair of black heels. Now, add some brightness to the outfit by wearing a bright orange scarf to spice things up.

Wear with Black Cropped Blazer & Grey Vest Top

black cropped blazer and grey vest top

If you want to look lean and smart at work, wearing a black blazer is such a good bet. In this case, a black cropped blazer is chosen to pair with a grey vest top to form a slim look. Pair them with black capris and a pair of black pointed toe heels to add an elegant and feminine touch to the look.

White Blazer with Grey Tee & Black Capris

white blazer with grey tee black capris

The color combination of white, black and grey can often help you achieve a stylish and professional look. For example, you can wear a white blazer with a grey t shirt for the top. Pair them with black capris and black pointed toe heels to complete the outfit elegantly.

Grey Printed Sleeveless Top with Capris & Heels

grey printed sleeveless top with capris and heels

This is a more youthful outfit that requires you to show some arms. To form this outfit, wear a grey printed sleeveless top and pair it with black capris. Simply pair them with grey pointed toe heels to look simple, youthful and beautiful.

Sky Blue Button Up Shirt with Black Capris

sky blue button up shirt with black capris

To look more cheerful, adding something sky blue to your outfit can usually do just that. As an example, you can wear a sky blue slightly oversized button up shirt with a pair of black capris. Wear a pair of black pointed toe heels and a small and nifty black leather purse to add a classy touch.

Wear with Blue Denim Jacket & White T Shirt

blue denim jacket and white t shirt

Although the black capris work best as part of a work outfit, you can still build a stylish street outfit around them. For example, you can wear them with white t shirt and blue denim jacket. Wear black ballet flats to keep the outfit casual and avoid the outfit from looking clunky.

Black Blazer with Pale Yellow Printed Shirt & Capris

black blazer with pale yellow printed shirt capris

This is a very unique and stylish layered outfit. To form this outfit, you can wear a blue button up shirt, underneath a pale yellow printed shirt, under a black blazer. Pair these pieces with black capris and a pair of black platform leather shoes. Finally, wear a brown leather clutch bag to complete this amazing and stylish look.

Black Capris with Grey Oversized T Shirt

black capris with grey oversized t shirt

Now, let’s take a u turn and take a look at this absolutely minimal outfit. For the top, wear a grey oversized t shirt. Make sure it is made of high end fabric to avoid looking sloppy. Pair it with black capris and silver ballet flats to look casual and stylish.

Here are the black capris outfit ideas that I want to share with you. For those of you who have run out of idea about what to wear to the office, the above list is a good place to start.