How to Wear Black & White
French Tote Italian Raw
While totally on trend, this Italian leather tote is worthy of investment as it will never go out of style. $188 at Roots.
An easy-to-wear alternative to ballet slippers, these polka dot flats were made for running errands in style. $40 at Aldo.
Alice Double-Knit Dress
Don’t shy away from horizontal stripes, the key to a flattering silhouette is all about fit, and this dress is an instant hourglass. Pair over trousers for a more modest and fashion forward look. $150 at Club Monaco.
A steal! These affordable earrings will add a graphic element to any outfit. $10 at Aldo.
This lightweight striped scarf is an ideal piece to layer throughout the seasons. $13 at H&M.
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