A Black & White Vibe: How To Style Black & White Outfits


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Top:  Textile Federation For ASOS Crop Denim Jacket; Monki Asymmetric Hem T-Shirt

Bottom:  ASOS Bell Flare Jeans In Clean Black

Shoes:  Steve Madden ‘Stecy’ Sandal (Black Smooth)

Bag:  Rebecca Minkoff Quilted Mini Affair

Black and white is one of the most tried and true clothing color combinations out there, and it is definitely one of my favorites.  Pairing these two colors in any look can be both modern/trendy or traditional depending on how you style it, and today I’m sharing tips on how to style your black and white outfits.  A black and white color palette is very sophisticated, and a palette that transcends all seasons.  From black and bright whites in spring and summer, to a little ebony and ivory during fall and winter, this classic color combination is one that truly stands the test of time.

For a casual black and white look, I paired these black ASOS Bell Flare Jeans, with a Monki Asymmetric Hem T-Shirt, and this black and white Textile Federation for ASOS Crop Denim Jacket.  As far as jeans go, I have always liked flares, and theses ASOS Bell Flare jeans have a perfect shape and fit.  The flare is not too wide, and the waist is a mid-rise, which makes them super comfortable to wear and super easy to style.  The Monki T-shirt is a great wardrobe addition to compliment any outfit, and you can never have too many white tee’s.  The asymmetrical hem adds to the versatility of this tee, allowing you to style it both inside and outside of whatever bottom it’s paired with.  This Textile Federation crop denim jacket is definitely different from your normal denim jacket.  The black and white print gives it a stylish appeal, and it can easily be paired with other items, like ankle pants, flared trousers, midi skirt, or even worn over a dress.  I added my Steve Madden black ‘Stecy’ sandals, and my Rebecca Minkoff black Quilted Mini Affair bag to complete the outfit.

Like most people, I have my share of black and white clothing items in my closet, and I tend to migrate to this color combination when adding to my wardrobe because of it’s styling versatility, so I thought it might be helpful to share a few tips on how to style black and white outfits in today’s “Style Guide”.

Style Guide:  How To Style Black & White Outfits

Pair A Crisp White Blouse With A Pair Of Skinny Black Bottoms – This pairing will definitely give you a classic, chic look that can be worn anytime.

Add A Black and White Print To Your Ensemble – The printed piece can be a jacket, scarf, top or accessory, and it will definitely add some style and dimension to your outfit.

Try Some Texture – If you feel your black and white outfit needs a little pop, try some texture like black leather pants, paired with a black and white two-toned top.

Go All White With Black Accents – Try styling your favorite all white or winter white look with black accents, like black shoes, bag or jewelry.

Be Bold In All Black With White Accessories – When wearing an all black look, add in white accessories like a belt or scarf.

I hope these black and white styling tips in today’s “Style Guide”, were helpful, and I hope you are inspired to mix it up with your black and white looks soon.  Also, feel free to share how you style your black and white outfits in the comments section below.  I would love to hear from you.

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Thanks so much for reading!


  1. Shay
    September 15, 2015 / 1:12 am

    This black and white outfit is really cute!! Is the jacket denim too? I could use a print denim jacket. That is something I don’t have. Love this one!!!

    • Lulu With Grace
      September 15, 2015 / 11:19 am

      Shay, thank you so much for comment and for visiting my blog! Yes, the jacket is denim, and like you, a print denim jacket was definitely something I didn’t have, so it was a must buy for me. Hope you come back to visit soon!

  2. Rachel
    September 15, 2015 / 2:41 am

    Love this look, and the tips are great! I am crazy for black and white photos. Very nice post!!!!

    • Lulu With Grace
      September 15, 2015 / 11:22 am

      Thanks so much for your comment Rachel! I’m so happy you enjoyed the post, and liked the tips. I love black and white photos too…such a classic feel.

  3. Sara
    September 15, 2015 / 10:19 am

    Looking lovely as always :-)!!! I really love this black and white post! Love the clothes, the photos and the how to’s, they all are perfect! Thanks for another great post!

    • Lulu With Grace
      September 15, 2015 / 11:34 am

      Sara, thank you very much for your comment, and for visiting my blog! I truly appreciate your kind comment. I’m so happy you enjoyed the post, and I hope you visit Lulu With Grace again soon!

  4. Sara
    September 15, 2015 / 9:45 pm

    Pretty, Pretty, Pretty all around!! The outfit and photos are amazing!! Definitely need some black flare jeans, they are so in style right now. Thanks for the tips and the post!!! Love your blog!!!!!

    • Lulu With Grace
      September 16, 2015 / 12:35 pm

      Thank you very much Sara for your very kind comment!! I’m so happy you like the post, and the tips were helpful. Hope you come back to visit Lulu With Grace again soon!!

  5. Valerie
    September 16, 2015 / 1:37 am

    Such a great black and white look!!! I love and need the tips because I wear black and white all the time.

    • Lulu With Grace
      September 16, 2015 / 12:28 pm

      Thanks so much Valerie for your comment and for visiting my blog! I’m so happy the tips were helpful. Hope you visit Lulu With Grace again soon!

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