Posted on May 5, 2013

Black & White 60s Dress

Dresses/ Romantique/ Wardrobe
Salt and Pepper look in a black and white checked dress

Salt and Pepper look in a black and white checked dress

Black and white monochrome, the most classic of trends and so easy to wear. After all, I don’t know a single person who doesn’t look good in those timeless colours. Add pattern like oversized checks or checkerboards, stripes and polka dots for a playful twist.

Keep it classic and stay in the black and white area or add accessories in pop colours!

Above: I love this black and white checked dress I am wearing from Italian designer Max & Co as it reminds me of Megan Draper from Mad Men (love new season 6 !). The length is work appropriate and accessorizing is fool proof.  Tights from Burlington, pointy flats from BCBG.

Max and Co black and white dress

Watch out, Pippa! :-)

Style inspirations

From left to right:

Alexa Chung proving once again she’s a quirky cool London gal. She accessorised  her Paul Smith plaid dress with chunky oxfords, grey socks and a black belt.

Peggy Olsen from Mad Men in a fitted 60s plaid dress with boat neck. Classic!

French actress Marion Cotillard in a black and white geometric dress, mixed up with bright orange heels.

Diane Krueger rocks the Parisienne look: Black and white plaid tweed dress from Chanel with Peter Pan collar. She accessorised with a black beret and classic chain cross-body mini bag. J’adore!

Max & Co Black and white striped dress

One of my favourite dress shapes because it is so slimming (takes off 5 pounds!), the 60s A-line dress. Stripes mixed with white always look fresh and young. Dress and beige platform ballet pumps from  Max & Co

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