How to style black and white prints

How to style black and white prints

Patterns and prints can add some fun to an otherwise conservative, monochrome outfit. In this outfit, instead of adding the Romaria ZigZag Coat to a plain black pair of pants, we chose Good Clothings’ Black Fan Pants. We styled the black and white prints with textured, cow hair loafers by House of Cinnamon and added a pop of colour with orange lips and nails. Pearl accents look great with the cream coat so we added the pearl-embellished Alice band and Iloni Pearly Earrings.

SHOP THE LOOK

WILL THIS OUTFIT SUIT ME?

Black and white suits everyone. Cream can be a little more tricky on very pale skin tones but looks sensational on everyone else. The cream colour of the ZigZag Coat is a cool shade which makes it less limiting that a yellowy-cream.

The coat length is just over the knee on an average-height woman and is flattering on all body types.

The pants are high-waisted with a waistband that is elasticated at the back for a good fit in the natural waist. These pants have pleats at the front which can accentuate a “tummy”.

The loafer shoes come in either 4mm or 15mm heels so you can add a little height should you wish to.

ACCESSORIES WITH YOUR BLACK AND WHITE PRINTS OUTFIT

Alice bands have made a comeback, believe it or not! We recall wearing these embellished and padded hair accessories in high school. And with COVID making our hair salon visits less frequent, a distraction from the regrowth is welcome!

We love the combination of the cream ZigZag Coat with pearly accents. The pearl-embellished Alice band is perfect, and we repeated the pearl theme with the Iloni earrings.

The 90s Rayban-inspired frames add a slightly nerdy, librarian vibe to this black and white prints outift.

MAKEUP WITH BLACK AND WHITE PRINTS OUTFITS

Instead of neutral makeup, we like adding a pop of colour to monochrome outfits. We swapped regular red for orange on the lips and tips. Glossy lipsticks rub off easier, especially when wearing a mask. So if you are choosing lipstick, stick with matte or more creamy textures. Lip stains are also a good option. Keep eyeshadow minimal with light brown on the lids and lots of mascara. My favourite mascara is the Hey Gorgeous Pure Wild Volumising Mascara.

We hope you like this outfit! See more combinations and outfits here.

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