Thursday, May 14, 2009

What’s Black and White and Fabulous All Over?

These striped looks are lined up perfectly, darlings!
First image courtesy Fellow Fashionista CheapandChic. Runway photos via style.com.
Christian Lacroix Couture
Elie Saab
I-D editorial by Patrick Demarchelier, 2003.
Irina courtesy vintagetraffic.blogspot.com.
Maybelline ad, 2003.
British Vogue editorial, September 2003.
Wild Fox Couture, via refinery29.com.
British Vogue editorial, February 2003.
Juicy Couture elbow sleeve tunic; this and next at shopbop.com.
Whitley Kros knit tank.
ASOS stripe drape cardi, at asos.com.
By Malene Birger Cain double-layer striped tank, at my-wardrobe.com.
Silk trapeze slip at victoriassecret.com.
Heidi Klein Hamptons bandeau bikini, at my-wardrobe.com.
Giles peplum dress pictured courtesy Fellow Fashionista Sharon Rose.
Milly striped cashmere dress; this and next four at net-a-porter.com.
Hervé Léger zebra stripe dress.
Michael Kors striped cotton dress.
Miu Miu stripe drape dress.
Narciso Rodriguez striped canvas dress.
Vivienne Westwood Anglomania dress, at lagarconne.com.
Warehouse Cut About stripe strapless dress; this and next at asos.com.
Ben Sherman striped racerback dress.
Sonia by Sonia Rykiel full stripe skirt, at net-a-porter.com.
Wide-leg silk pant, at victoriassecret.com.
McQ tiger print trench, at lagarconne.com.
Last look: Vogue, February 2009.
Do the jailhouse rock, darlings!
xoxox,
CC

74 comments:

stylewithbenefits said...

I like the pic of Irina and that bikini is way cute. I'm a fan of the black and white stripes, but like horizontal stripes better. Great post!

xo, Becs
http://www.stylewithbenefits.wordpress.com

Hayley said...

Wow I love some of those dresses, they are amazing and gorgeous. Love the bikini aswell.

Hayley.
xx

katrina said...

wow, irina looks hot!

Caroline @ patagonia gifts said...

I absolutely adore black and white stripes! Just yesterday I bought a lovely hoodie like the Maybelline ad one.

janettaylor said...

I adore all of Ur choice! :) Especially Mcqueen trench!

XoXo

ZombieLace said...

I love the simplicity and class of just black and white stripes! Glad there are no zebra stripes there, hehe.

freeTEYme said...

i love stripes! That Herve Leger Zebra dress is stunning!

rossovelvet said...

wow, love the optical effect !

retroliving said...

That Micheal Kors dress is super awesome.

XAVS said...

Brilliant selection! I love stripes and black&white always look fantastic! The miu miu is lovely!
X

Fifi Flowers said...

J'adore this Michael Kors striped cotton dress... the stripes are going the right way for slimming... PERFECT!!!

Pop Champagne said...

I love black & White stripes it's so classy and elegant!

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misslikey said...

aww summer classic. michael kors is killing this season.. I don't know which one is better. that black and white or the red striped..
great post!

dapper kid said...

Classic combination :) That Demarchelier photograph from I-D is absolutely stunning. The Maybelline ad is so lovely, and that Anglomania dress is fabulous! Oooh and the McQ trench looks so interesting.

Savvy Mode SG said...

I love black and white look! very stylish but super simple.

Lauren said...

That bottom coat is fantastic! Want.

lucille said...

I love the first and the second imges ! The 4° image is wonderful
!
lucille

WendyB said...

Don't forget this one!
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lisa said...

I love b&w stripes. These choices are all so stylish and beautiful and definitely prove that b&w is anything but basic!

LENORENEVERMORE said...

I adore penguins- so luv-luv-Love my black & white with a pop of color in the mix...Fab post CC darling! ~XO*

Irène said...

I love black & white!

Je ne sais quoi said...

I specially like the last look, it´s totally inspiring!

Allie said...

Great photos, especially love the Irina picture. She's one of my top favorites:)
Do you do link exchanges?

Fashion Moment said...

I love every piece from this great post! But, VS wide leg pants, photo by British Vogue and McQ trench are WOW!

FM~FP

Erika said...

That Vargas Girl picture = love. I'm so glad you included that old school Maybelline advert; it has always been one of my absolute favorites! :)

Laura said...

Love the black&white combination.
Especially the Narciso Rodriguez dress ;)
x Laura
http://stylecoaching.blogspot.com

Dream Sequins said...

Narciso and McQ, you had me herro. Stripes can be tricky, but oh the exquisite glamour!

Hannah is Narnia's Closet said...

ooh great black and white finds! i do love the graphic pattern!

Sher said...

I'm for the trench coat :)

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Gabbi said...

Such gorgeous things... I love the Elie Saab, Gold by Giles and the Milly striped cashmere dress! Such a perfect combination of color and design.xo

Kristin said...

Ooooooooooooo the peplum dress is divine!

caroline said...

just went looking for (and found!)a black and white shirt! great minds think alike! fun post!
xox

Blicious said...

love this post! the black and white stripes are gorgeous!

The Little Fashion Treasury said...

Black and White is beautiful!
Love the mix!
and the fabulous "Irina" photo!

Stephanie Clayton said...

I've got such a thing for black & white stripes. Lovin' it all! My fave might be that trench, which is anything but boring!

Wanderlusting said...

Yes please to the Michael Kors and Narciso Rodriguez dress!

(word verification is die scout...well that's not very nice...not that I am a scout...)

Nemerae said...

Ya he recibido los leggins!!! muchas graciasss =)=) a ver si pongo un outfit en mi blog con ellos!
1besooo
xx

Brigadeiro said...

Ooh! LOVE B&W! These are all gorgeous, especially the McQ trench! :)
xx

thefatandskinnyonfashion said...

stripes i have a love/hate relationship with stripes. lol!

Hanako66 said...

love this post

I adore the stripes!

Eda said...

I love stripes...you made a beautiful selection!

EMB said...

Love the post and pictures. The Christian Lacroix Couture and Ellie Saab are truly amazing. Love the blog.
-EMB

MONSTE C said...

b&w, wereable!

jess said...

Black and white stripes are awesome! I love the Irina picture nad the peplum dress is really cool.

maggie said...

black and white will forever be amazing! i love your collection of photos. amazing, yet again :D

AsianCajuns said...

Oh I love how classic these are- but they all seem so fresh and alluring. Now a black & white dress is going on my wish list!

Elizabeth Marie said...

I love everything bw striped. Especially the Herve Leger, ahhh I love him so.

Left you a lil something on my blog, love! XOXO

style crusader said...

I love stripes they are so classic, all the dresses are amazing

Blair said...

Oh, your post so made me smile. I just posted about stripes too--but yellow ones. Such wonderful ensembles. Hope you are having a wonderful evening. xx b

Adela said...

i love that last photo!

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zoe aka drinkupthefashion said...

i absolutely love that last look with catherine mcneil. the pants are killer, as well as the shirt.

Jennifer said...

What a coincidence! I just bought a pair of black and white striped Ralph Lauren sandals today. LOL

I guess I'm in the same zone as you this week. :)

Dana said...

Anika is a lucky girl!!

I love your black n white post!!! Those colors are gonna be really hot for bikinis this summer!

Keith said...

Hey Carrie. These are all great. I really liked the last one on the first row. I hope you're doing well. Enjoy your Friday.

La Belette Rouge said...

Is it wrong that I think the dog i the most fab of all?
xoxo

Terence Sambo said...

i love black n white stipy clothing :o]

Sharon Rose said...

Hi my dear-What a fabulous trend, I agree, I'm still to find a lovely piece but you've shown a fabulous selection! Have a great weekend!

Tina { Luphia Loves... } said...

B&W is so chic!!

Marian said...

darling i love Lacriox's use of black and white ! i'm dreaming of a great skirt like that. black and white is so fabulous.
wishing you a yummy wknd ahead my dear.
have a good one!
muah
x
marian

Gєммα;∂ιℓєммα. said...

This reminds me of school today. Our art teacher lectured us on conrast and black & white was mentioned a lot.

These are all gorgeous.
x

loft in soho said...

This is a combination of elegant, timeless and classic, it never fails!
I love the photo of Irina,

xxx

tupersonalshopperviajero said...

Adsolutely beautiful the stripe-maníac
kss
;-)

Geri Wu said...

it looks fabulous! love it

xx, Geri
http://lovegeri.blogspot.com

Talk Pretty To Me said...

Stripes are hard to pull off. well at least for me they are. i tend to look like a gigantic accordian. but that MIU MIU dress = out of this world! I'm so addicted to zippers right now that dress is PERFECT!

Pau said...

Irina is great.
Love JPG black and white t- shitrs

*Dith* said...

I love a good black and white combo

The Seeker said...

Fabulous black and white stripes!!!!

xoxo

-h said...

i LOVE these type of black/white stripes. i have the victoria's secret top myself and i love it so much! i love that striped trench at the bottom too.

Sasi said...

Yay for that Christian Lacroix look, one of my fave of the season:)
HOw are you, Carrie? I've been absent for a while and I missed so much!

Marianne said...

The Victoria's Secret pants look ridiculously comfortable!!

zupu said...

Black & white striped pieces are so elegant and always in style! My favorite is a classic striped top with some nice skirt, makes me feel like a Parisienne :) Fab post!

Girl Japan said...

As of recent, my dogs and my home.. haha "wink", I am in love with those bell pants Vogue is sporting on their glossy...

Little Bow Prep said...

The first pic and the Michael Kors striped cotton dress are quite terrific.