The art of contrast has inspired me to put together a black and white with clashes of texture, print and pattern. This trend has definitely captured my attention especially in runway shows of designers such as Marc Jacobs, Jason Wu, and Celine. This is a great trend to test out your graphic sense. Mixing stripes, houndstooth and polka dots are the basic way to carry this trend. If you are seeking for something out of the ordinary, find a fun way to play around with black and white A bold geometrical piece with a top/bottom that won’t outshine the other, the key is to blend one to another. You can also play around with various cuts, shapes and graphics to create your unique black and white contrast. To emphasize depth on your outfit, don’t be afraid to add textures for dynamic. Lena Hoschek’s, Austria based fashion designer, detailed black and white shirt with textured waved biker increases the depth of the graphic shorts. The feminine vibe of Omega’s Ladymatic timepiece and Lena Hoschek beaded sunglasses is your ultimate accessories to complete this modern monochrome trend.
Styling Tips: You want to keep a good balance between black and white, so it attracts attention to your outfit. A super basic combo for black and white: white shirt with black bottom and shoes. You can add your favorite accessories for a personal touch to your outfit.