Black pants match well with shirts that are brightly colored such as white, red or royal blue. Shirts with bold patterns also look good with black pants. More »

A black shirt worn with khaki pants is perfectly acceptable. Many style experts now even encourage combinations of khaki, black and brown. Contemporary standards have more to do with balance and personal style than the o... More »

Wearing a brown shirt with black pants is fine, as doing so is not considered a fashion faux pas. Black and brown are both considered neutral colors that can be worn together, as long as the pairing is deliberately done. More »

Red pants can be paired with a number of tops, blazers and other accessories including color blocked combinations, neutral hues and patterned scarves and shirts. Red pants have been successfully worn by famous celebritie... More »

Choosing complementary colors on the color wheel is one way to make sure that a shirt and pants match. Colors opposite each other on the wheel are complementary. More »

A black shirt worn with khaki pants is perfectly acceptable. Many style experts now even encourage combinations of khaki, black and brown. Contemporary standards have more to do with balance and personal style than the o... More »

When wearing a black blazer, wear a lighter color of pants, such as gray. Both dark and light gray pants work with black tops. More »