black and white + something else

by miramar

I’m a *very* visual person, and am often inspired by photographs, particularly black and white.  I love this photo of the 1972 feminist art installation, Womanhouse.


(Photo by Donald Woodman)

The minimalist style of this photo reminds me of the elegant, sparse style of one of my favorite stores dinosaurdesigns.com.  A company started by three art graduates from Australia, Dinosaur Designs consistently creates beautiful resin jewelry as if it was made by nature…

I love how when layering a simple bangle can make quite a statement…

But one of my absolute favorite looks is when you combine the classic black and white palette with a third color, like Celine’s Phoebe Philo does here:

Derek Lam, whose tailored pieces are the perfect canvas to use this classic color scheme, uses a berry color as well.

So ladies, here’s your chance to both be classic and adventurous in your wardrobe–rework that simple black shift dress with a pair of boots in a rich wine color…

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