Style File: Black & White

Written by on April 4, 2013 in Fashion, Style File - 6 Comments
Style File: Black & White

There are some fashion choices that you just can’t go wrong with, and a black and white outfit definitely tops that list. Whether you want to look prim or modern, chic or flirty, black and white is a safe and stylish color combo. Sticking with neutral colors lets the silhouette you choose define the outfit, and the high contrast of black and white keeps things interesting. Plus the timeless pairing is easy to style, versatile, and appropriate for any occasion. Spring may have you thinking of bright colors and floral prints, but we think the crisp, fresh look of black and white is just as seasonally appropriate as pastels and florals!

Clockwise from top left:

1. Add a little pop of color like Blair. (image)
2. Classic professional choices — a black blazer and pumps — paired with white pants are perfect for creating a fashionable, work-appropriate outfit. Add a touch of gold with accessories to get a really luxe look. (image)
3. Black heels add a touch of contrast to a sleek, all-white outfit. (image)
4. Choose cream instead of white and stick with relaxed shapes for a stylish Bohemian look. (image)
5. We’ve been so inspired by Ahn’s maternity style (can you even tell??) and this black and white tweed and blazer combo is a great take on this spring trend. (image)
6. Our Editorial Director, Caitlin sticks with the basics, a black tee and white skirt, and adds a bit of texture with her snakeskin sandals. (image)
7. Pants with a loose and flowy cut are made instantly chic when paired with a tailored black top and matching accessories. (image)
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  • Allie

    Where can I find those white relaxed pants? They are amazing!

  • nicole latona

    Agree about the white pants…where are the from?

  • Michelle Chiklis

    Loving black and white…especially with a pop of color too!


    Love it, amazing choice!

  • barefoot duchess blog

    Perfect for the transitional wardrobe!

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