Rag & Bone, DKNY, Chanel, Helmut Lang, Narciso Rodriguez, Rodarte
Apart from the classic combination of black and white things in the image, a very popular combination of these colors is in a model of women's clothing. Edging, design elements, lining, cuffs and trim of contrasting color are in fashion. Thus, the main color is usually white– it is more relevant in the new season.
Carolina Herrera, DKNY, Vera Wang, Erdem, Dennis Basso, Viktor & Rolf
Trend of layering and translucent materials gives rise to the following popular use of black and white color combinations which is – overlaying. In this case white usually serves as the foundation, on which elements of translucent black fabrics such as – chiffon, organza, mesh, lace, are superimposed.
Marchesa, Naeem Khan, Dsquared2, Erdem, Oscar de la Renta, Balenciaga
Embroidery and bulk applications in 3d style also supports black and white trend of the season. At fashion shows of the collections of women's clothing spring-summer 2014 you could often see bright contrast of embroidered patterns and volume applications, including the ones in the form of black or white colors.
Dennis Basso, Giambattista Valli, Marc Jacobs, Ralph Lauren, Stella McCartney, Suno
Flowers are one of the most interesting and meaningful trends of the season, in which an important place is occupied by black and white floral prints. Most often, designers use materials with a black base and white flowers of different sizes, however, it is worth noting that the reverse combination looks brighter and more spectacular.
Derek Lam, Chanel, Rodarte, Ralph Lauren, Dolce & Gabbana, Balmain
Equally popular are geometric black and white prints: check, stripes, polka dots, «houndstooth» and their combinations. Checked black and white prints of the season are often the easiest option – thin stripes on the main background, without additional shades of gray, which provides a more vivid contrast.
Chanel, Emilio Pucci, Diane von Furstenberg, Honor, Proenza Schouler, DKNY
Besides floral and geometric black-and-white prints, designers also use manufacturable black and white line print and «white noise», animalic prints (usually «zebra»), ethnic ornaments, art sketches and inscriptions. We can surely say that almost any black and white print is in fashion. We should also mention an interesting novelty – «jammed» seams that are also found in black and white performance.
Chanel, DKNY, Burberry Prorsum, Ralph Lauren
Almost all ways to show black and white trend listed in this article can be found in the collections of accessories. Sunglasses, handbags, jewelry and all kinds of shoes in black and white are very popular this season and make a trendy monochrome image brighter and more interesting.