• it does, at least in the summer. Dark colors, such as black, attract the sun making you hotter. This is why they say to wear light colored clothes in really hot weather.
  • It doesn't. You can put a tuxedo on a turd and it's still a turd.
  • If you are in full sun, more of that heat will be absorbed
  • Because black absorbs heat more than any other color does.
    • Je'sean
      But black doesn't even cover enough of the body.
  • not sure why
  • I wear mostly black because: (1.) I'm lazy about screwing around separating clothes by color (2.) The washing machine costs $2.50 per load (3.) It takes like forty minutes to complete a washing. (4.) Guess I just ain't THAT into washing clothes. As for why or how trendy trendsters choose their flavor-of-the-moment fad...that would be an excellent research study for abnormal psychology to elucidate.
  • It's physics. MOST (not all) of the colors that we see on things that are not EMITTERS of light (televisions and computer screens are emitters) are the different colors of light in the visible spectrum that are REFLECTED from the thing. So - for example - a very white piece of paper reflects almost all of the light in the visible spectrum. On the other hand, something that is black reflects practically NO light in the visible spectrum, and that means that thing ABSORBS all colors of visible light. What THAT means is that the black thing ***heats up*** from the light, and it heats up more than something that reflects light. ### SO, for example, if you compare a black t-shirt and a white t-shirt that are identical except for color, the black t-shirt will tend to be warmer and stay warmer than the white t-shirt. The same is true when comparing a black t-shirt to other colors, except the difference will not be so great. Generally speaking: the lighter the color, the more it reflects light, and the cooler it will be compared to darker colors, which absorb more light and reflect less light.
  • I don't need black clothes to make me hotter. I'm sexy wearing anything.
    • Creamcrackered
      Lol! Looking good in that black onesie! :D
    • Army Veteran
      Jealous? You should see it with my hair down...Ssssssss!
  • The fat is what makes you hotter.
  • As a black shirt absorbs all of the light that hits it, it converts that light into other forms of energy, usually heat. It then emits that heat, some into the environment and some directly into your skin. This is why people advise against wearing black or dark clothing on hot days, since it can make you hotter as it absorbs light and emits heat.
  • dark colors attract the sun

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