Tori's Trends - Black & White

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Tori's Trends - Black & White

Have you ever considered black and white outfits to be too plain or boring? Well that is no longer the case, because now it’s just as fun to wear as bright colors! A current trend that has been seen just about everywhere is black and white graphic patterning. Designers are creating funky, cool, patterns to spice up this classic combination and everyone is rockin’ it this season.

Where was the trend set?

(Marc Jacobs)

Marc Jacobs included tons of black and white graphic patterns in his Spring/Summer 2013 collection. The collection was inspired by mod fashion and it-girls from the 60’s and put fun eye-popping art back into fashion. Jacobs is very popular and is considered to be the coolest fashion designer in the industry right now, so he is also one of the biggest trendsetters.

Where has the trend gone?

(Marc Jacobs sweater, Louis Vuitton top & mini skirt)

Since the showing of Marc Jacob’s collection, black and white graphic patterns in fashion have been making appearances all over the media. Actress, AnnaSophia Robb, from The Carrie Diaries was featured on the cover of Teen Vogue for the January issue and her entire spread revolved around this trend.

What ways can you wear the trend?
Horizontal & Vertical Stripes

(River Island)

Stripes are the most popular with this black and white trend as they’re printed on tops, bottoms, dresses, skirts and accessories.

Checkered Board


(Forever 21)

Checkers boards are used for more than just a game, they’re also super stylish an cute on sweaters!

Zig-Zags

(Tobi)

Keep your style fresh by incorporating some fun black and white pieces into your wardrobe. There are so many different ways to wear this trend, so explore and find the way that works best for you!