Pairing black and white clothing and accessories has always been a very well put together look. Black & White dresses have often made their way to women’s closets for any season. Ranging from swimsuits to dresses, from night on the town to a day in the office, these two colors are the perfect choice for an elegant and sophisticated look. It doesn’t matter what a woman’s shape and style is, she can usually find confidence in wearing black and white. Styles of donning these two opposites may have changed over the years, but the look is still same – Classy and Fabulous!
HOW TO WEAR BLACK AND WHITE
Work it with Your Body Shape:
Sometimes the body shape of a woman doesn’t allow her to don the look that’s on fashion rage. These two opposite colors, however, really look good on any sized figure, but one should know how to wear them. Black is able to give a very slimming appeal; so it should be worn in areas where you want to look slim. Ladies with heavy bottoms can wear white on top and black at bottom to keep attention away from their problem areas. If you’ve a smaller chest, wear black top with snowy patterns, such as floral or geometric. This will be helpful in creating an illusion of fuller body.
When How to wear:
Well, these colors are most elegant color choices which can be worn at any place or any occasion, be it birthday party, wedding, business meetings, or any other formal or informal occasion. This combination looks great even at the beach parties. Pair a black pencil skirt with white ruffled blouse along with black pumps for work, or a zebra print pretty dress for any friends’ getaway or get-together.
Whatever the occasion is, just remember don’t wear plain white button down shirt and black dress pants without any accessories, or else you’ll look like a server at a restaurant. But still if you want to go with this combination, then don’t forget to accessorize with some elegant accessories.
You don’t have to be dramatic when pairing these two opposites. Simply wear black leggings and tunic of same color and look stylish! Just add a touch of opposite color jewelry. Compliment this look with pearl jewelry, plain black pumps or flats with bit silver work. It will give your monochromatic outfit a kick of style. The same goes for dress in all white. However it’s normally a good idea to wear same color shoes and pants to elongate legs. This benefits a lot to ladies with short heights.
Play with Textures Patterns:
Black and white dresses have been around for a long time. However as time changes, so do the trends. When wearing this look one should try latest mix of texture and patterns so it doesn’t look boring. Try wearing bubble skirts, ruffles, patent leather, lace, ruching, beaded embroidery, or any other type of embellishments that really accent the look. In patterns you can go for black white polka dots or patch work.
Zebra print dresses, chess print dresses and newspaper print dresses are really “In” nowadays! These prints are season-friendly, hence they can be worn in any season, be it summer or winter. So, be playful with these prints.
You can also add a hint of color to your black white attire. Bright colors like red, yellow, sea green and orange always look very sexy with this combination. For checking out latest Black White fashion trends one can take inspiration from 2010 MTV Music Awards celebrity styles. So, don this opposite color trend in whatever the way you’re feeling, in your own style!