How To Style Black & White

Monochrome is just about my favourite M word...well after Mojito that is. Hah! Ok, I lie - they both have my equal and unconditional love. But when it comes to fashion, black and white form up the majority of my wardrobe and I always base my styling around the two.

When styling black and white the key is to avoid looking either too plain and non dimensional or garish. To soften the look, play with texture, details and soft silhouettes. Add splashes of lace, sheer paneling, hardware details, jewellery and flowy sillouettes to break it up and keep it interesting. Details such as a lace hem, a geometrical print or a crisp fabric provide dimension and make the look unique. Consider black and white denim, with distressed detailing or an uneven hem line or try out som