In our society it usually stands for death, funeral and pain. Sometimes people ,who are against the society, wear this colour. It is a colour which denies the light. The wearer doesn't want to stand in the attention of the people. Black is often worn by people from the church, the government or by people with influence so that they can show authority and power. Traditionally black is the colour of the mysterical, but it also has a high erotical value. Black is also worn by men who wants to appear traditionally and respectable.