In many cultures black symbolizes formality but it can also represent death, back luck and evil.
Western cultures – Black can indicate sophistication and formality. However, it’s also the primary color of death, mourning, and funerals.
Asian cultures – In China, black is the color for young boys. It has other positive connotations, like good health and prosperity. In Japan, it symbolizes mystery and feminine energy. In India, it can symbolize evil, rebellion, or death.
Middle East – In the Middle East, black symbolises mourning. However, it may also indicate rebirth.
African Cultures – In African cultures black symbolizes maturity and masculinity.