11/07/2013 15:53 BST | Updated 22/05/2015 06:12 BST

Golden Globes: 12 Reasons Why You Can Always Count On Black

Ok, it's the morning after the oh-so-glamorous Golden Globes and we're on trend watch. When it comes to a colour you can count on, we've found 12 reasons why sometimes, black is best. Whether it's black and gold a la Kate Hudson and Helen Mirren, who completely nailed the brocade look, or sexy-chic lace and sheer panelling, black is always the colour of choice for a timeless red carpet ensemble.

Take a look at 12 styles we love in our gallery below. Bravo, ladies bravo: