Jil Sander, Oscar de la Renta, Marc Jacobs Spring 2013 RTW – images: IMAXtree
Sophisticated and urban, graphic black & white is the new attention-getter this spring. As seen on the hottest shows this season, including Marc Jacobs, Oscar de la Renta and Jil Sander, this contrasting color scheme proves striking and fashion-forward. For maximum impact, keep your palette strictly B&W as other colors will take away from this graphic duo. From bombshell to sporty, here are nine black & white combos for every style.
Guaranteed to knock a few socks off, this bodycon is meant for those who cherish time in the spotlight. Contrast stripes zig-zag around this curve-hugging dress for a look that is super sexy.
If your style is more simple than busy, then you will love the clean design on this fit-and-flare contrast trim dress. Classic, yet fashionably current thanks to its bold graphic trim, this pretty dress will garner several miles of wear in your wardrobe.
The Fashion Player
Kill two trends in one sweater dress with this fashion-forward piece. Daring and modern, this black and white combo features peekaboo lace inserts as well as a contrasting shirt-tail hem.
The Alternative Chick
Give your casual gear a more rocker edge with this super lightweight two-tone sweater. Keep the look effortlessly cool by pairing it with other alternative pairings like leather pants or distressed boyfriend jeans.
Black knit polka dots embolden a neutral crew cut sweater for a look that is preppy chic. This smart buy is a versatile separate that you can easily style both casually or professionally.
The Artsy Doll
A graphic geometric print gives these trousers a ton of artsy street cred. Keep the look streamlined by pairing them with a black or white top and modern jewelry pieces.
The Unconventional Conservative
If your concept of a midi-skirt is demure and conservative, then there is no doubt that this striped number will forever change your set definition. Keep it directional and edgy by pairing it with a cropped top and peep-toe booties of the same color.
Give your dancing shoes an upgrade with these retro-inspired leather pumps. Show off these flirty heels by wearing a bright twirly dress and lots of metallic bangles.
For the Lady
Perk up your wardrobe with help from this striped versatile day bag. Its satchel structure makes this bag a classic, which further validates your reason to make a go at this purchase.