Yeah, so months ago aka Fall 2011, I started noticing this trend in velvet (and continuous animal prints & fur). Now it has somewhat been forgotten and shadowed by BLOCK COLOURS. I’m unsure what the actual name is for these specific palette of colours. They are solid, very opaque, and vibrant colours.
For the black, an accessory with a pop of the same kind of vibrant and solid colours would look perfect.
Also, blend the black and pop of colour with cream to tone down the effect, if desired:
If not, it’ll be highly contrasted:
Or, match a pastel shade with a vibrant one: