Channel Your Inner Audrey Hepburn with Classic Black and White

Channel Your Inner Audrey Hepburn with Classic Black and White

There is something so striking about a woman dressed head-to-toe in black and white, the look is sharp,  while giving off an aura of elegance.  Whether you want to channel your inner Audrey Hepburn with a simple LBD (little black dress) with a multi-strand white pearl necklace, or any of her other simple, yet always classic style choices, you can bet one thing for sure;  you can never go wrong with black and white!  Leave it to Audrey to keep her casual looks so timeless that we are still wearing them today!  Take her classic black turtleneck that she paired with black or white skinny pull on pants, it’s not only never gone out of style, but is a true trend for fall 2017.  The turtleneck is back in a big way and skinny pants as well, and we’ve got both!

Even if you are not a big Audrey fan in the way she dressed (you’ve gotta love her movies!), black and white together doesn’t have to be put together and styled simple!  Add a fun and funky, handmade. one of a kind belt, or a statement piece of jewelry.  Not one for the simple flat shoe?  Add a heel, or on trend boots to your ensemble.  Speaking of styling “outside the box”, we are going to say this loud and clear:  White jeans can be worn all year long (yes, that includes winter)!  Pair a white jean or white skinny pant (buy it here) with our Joseph Ribkoff Geometric Patterned Jacket (buy it here), and our Sno Skins Black Turtleneck (buy it here) and a pair of black boots or booties, and you have a great look for date night, or lunching with the girls!   Feeling more of a 60”s mod vibe?  Go for black and white stripes, geometric patterns and color blocking.  Check out any black and white,  mod florals, swirls, diamonds or circle patterns in shirts, pants, skirts or dresses.  Best of all, this combo will always remain true to itself — timeless, elegant and striking!

Here’s a bit of our black and white selection…….

Shown above from top left Joseph Ribkoff Off the Shoulder Top with Crochet Bell Sleeves $195 (buy here) — Joseph Ribkoff Smock Style Top with White Circle Detail $185 – (buy here), Joseph Ribkoff Geometric Cropped Jacket with Gold Metal Closure $280 (buy here). Bottom Row: all the same pant: Joseph Ribkoff Basic Jersey Sleek and Slim Pant with Elastic Waist (also available in white or navy) $140 (buy here)

 

From left: Vegan leather Wavy Coat $295 (buy here), Raffinalla Printed Blazer with black side panels and zip front $290 (buy here), Alberto Makali  Floral Ruffle Top with Bell Sleeves $175 (buy here).
Top Left: Sno Skins Turtlenecks (in white and black) $98 (buy here), Joseph Ribkoff Jersey Pant $140 (buy here), Pella Moda Patent Heel $120 (buy here)

 

From Top: Lauren Hampton “Andrea Belt” — Oval Handmade Buckle with White Pearls of Differing Sizes/Silver Chain $210, (buy here), Joseph Ribkoff Jersey Keyhole Top with chiffon  Bell Sleeves $215 (buy here), Joseph Ribkoff Long Jersey and Chiffon Layered Top $212 (buy here),  Joseph Ribkoff Little Black Dress $240 (buy here). 

Have fun with this timeless combo and should you need style advice, we are here for you!  As always our online shipping is free so enjoy shopping these beauties!

Your Style Team at Helen Ainson.

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