Bow Tied

If it’s not bright & cheery, it’s all shades of black and white. The mod, monochromatic combination of wearing head-to-toe black and white (& gray!) is my jam lately. Normally, I opt to pair my black and white pieces with color and prints to add some spice. But lately, I’ve been embracing the tonal dressing trend.

While black & white is everywhere this season, monochromatic looks don’t have to be centered around such basic colors. If you want to be a bit more daring, try pairing your mint pieces with forest green. Or lavender and grape. Or baby pink with fuchsia. You get the idea!

Oh, and PS- My pants aren’t speckled white. It was snowing. Obviously.

How fab are these sandals? Business in the front, party in the back. Needless to say, these will find their way into my suitcase to Vegas tomorrow!

Zara Coated Jeans / Vince Camuto Glitter Heel Sandals / gifted Armani Exchange Zebra Blouse / ASOS Bow Collar / gifted Milly Clutch / Marc By Marc Jacobs Watch / Dolce & Gabbana ‘Shocking’ Lipstick (gloss version here) / Essie ‘Pansy’ Polish

Photos: Lydia Hudgens

PS – Linked up this look to BDIB!

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43 Comments

  1. 3.20.13
    Jamie commented:

    OMG!!!!!!! LOVE those shoes!!! Dolce lipstick is AMAZE as well! Great look and great way to make black and white not so conventiona and boring.

    Xo- jamie
    Makeuplifelove.com

  2. 3.20.13
    Rachelle commented:

    This outfit is amazing, I love the top and the shoes are killller.

    xo
    http://pinksole.com

  3. 3.20.13
    Kimberly commented:

    Love this outfit Jessica – it’s the perfect mix of girly & edgy…those shoes are so fab!!

    http://www.pennypincherfashion.com

  4. 3.20.13
    AJ commented:

    Those heels are out of control! I can’t believe you wore them when it was snowing, my toes would fall off…haha! But they perfect for Vegas! Have fun!

    -AJ
    FitTravelerAJ.blogspot.com

  5. 3.20.13
    Amy Black commented:

    You look gorgeous! I too am a girl who loves color, but I am loving the black and white look as well!!!

    xoxo

  6. 3.20.13

    At first look I thought your pants were sparkly. Snow, not so much fun 🙁 love all of these pieces of this look! The bow collar is beyond adorable and the shoes, obsessed!

  7. 3.20.13
    Preppy Panache commented:

    Lusting after those sandals! I love the glitter heels.

    http://www.preppypanache.com

  8. 3.20.13
    Sophia commented:

    My favorite outfit on B&S! LOVE!

  9. 3.20.13
    Katie commented:

    Um, love this outfit! That top and those shoes? LOVE!

    xx
    Katie
    http://www.pearlsandtwirls.net

  10. 3.20.13
    viv commented:

    You look gorgeous!

  11. 3.20.13
    christin commented:

    HOW ARE YOU TAKING PHOTOS IN THE SNOW!

  12. 3.20.13

    I love the bow collar addition! You’re killin’ the black and white trend this season!

    Jessie

    jessieholmesspringer.com

  13. 3.20.13
    Milly commented:

    Love the blouse n shoes!!

  14. 3.20.13
    Katie commented:

    Love the bow collar. I have been wanting to try it out myself, but I was not sure how practical it would be. I may have to give a try now!

  15. 3.20.13
    Natalie commented:

    I cannot get over those shoes! They are so fabulous! Ahhhh!

  16. 3.20.13
    Emily commented:

    You look amazing, love those pants!

    creamyclothes.blogspot.com

  17. 3.20.13
    Sandra commented:

    Love it! Great outfit and love the shoes!
    xo-Sandra
    http://www.littlerockbigstyle.com

  18. 3.20.13
    anngelik commented:

    I love your shoes and your top, so cute!

    -Vogue&Heels
    vogueandheels.com

  19. 3.20.13
    Kayla Gilbert commented:

    Those sandals ARE fab! Have fun in Vegas!! : )

    Kayla
    http://www.lovelucygirl.com

  20. 3.20.13

    Love this! You look so cute!

  21. 3.20.13
    Kodi commented:

    Those pants just found their way onto my wishlist. Love this look!

  22. 3.20.13
    Agi commented:

    Love this outfit JEssica. Gorgeous. Those sandals are rocking!!!

    Agi:)

    vodkainfusedlemonade.com

  23. 3.20.13
    Nicole commented:

    Man I need this entire outfit! So cute…and I’m loving that bow collar…might have to snag it myself.

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  24. 3.20.13
    Trendy Mondays commented:

    Love those heels! And we’re big fans of all things monochrome!!

    Trendy Mondays – your online destination for Indie European designs.

  25. 3.20.13
    stephanie commented:

    i love the combo of the shirt and the lipstick!
    xx Stephanie (www.stephaniesstyleblog.blogspot.com)

  26. 3.20.13
    Mamalina commented:

    OMG, the sandals!!!! I’ve literally been staring at the computer screen for the last 15 minutes! They are simply breathtaking!

    You look adorable, as always!

    Kisses,

    Mamalina

    http://dresssidestory.blogspot.ro/

  27. 3.20.13
    Chelsea commented:

    Love those shoes girl, you look killer!

    xoxo,
    Chelsea & The City
    Be sure to check out my Stella & Dot trunk show + giveaway!

  28. 3.20.13
    Hannah commented:

    Love those heels and the bowtie!

    Champagne Lifestyle on a Beer Budget

  29. 3.20.13
    Lara commented:

    AMAZING shoes!

    xox Lara http://www.weheartbeautyblog.com

  30. 3.20.13
    Andrea commented:

    Absolutely love your shoes…amazing!

    xoxo,
    Andrea

    http://www.andreaeveryday.com

  31. 3.20.13
    Kylie Rae commented:

    Those shoes! They must make an appearance in Vegas. Have so much fun! And, keep up the Black & White, I love it!

    Kylie
    shimmermepretty.com

  32. 3.20.13
    Stacey commented:

    That bow collar is the cutest! Have fun in Vegas!

    xoxo
    Stacey

    Five Minute Style 

  33. 3.20.13
    Sarah commented:

    Great look, I love the jeans!

    The Purse Snatcher

  34. 3.21.13

    love this whole look on you! xo

    http://allthingsprettyandlittle.blogspot.com

  35. 3.21.13
    Amy commented:

    Love this look. Black and white is my favorite combination. You can’t go wrong.

    Amy

    Fashion and Beauty Finds

  36. 3.21.13
    Marisa commented:

    I am SO in love with those Vince Camuto heels! Definitely need to add them to my collection. You and I have very similar taste in shoes!

  37. 3.21.13
    Sabrina commented:

    This look is amazing, you look so cute. And I agree, the sandals are fab 🙂
    xo
    http://polkadottedpearl.com
    ps: we’re following on bloglovin now ;P

  38. 3.21.13
    TRENDSURVIVOR commented:

    Black and white looks amazing on you! Love your shoes!

    See you in my blog, maybe.
    xxx
    Nina
    http://trendsurvivor.com/

  39. 3.22.13
    Jacqueline commented:

    I love how chic the bow makes the outfit. and its inexpensive!

    Jacqueline
    http://www.purelypeanut.com

  40. 3.25.13
    Sloane commented:

    I love this look, Jessica! Those shoes are to-die-for!!
    xxxx
    Sloane

  41. 3.28.13
    shen commented:

    so cute! love animal print and black and white so this whole look is right up my alley! 🙂

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  42. 3.30.13
    K Jay commented:

    I’m in absolute L O V E with you & this shirt! Adding that bow tie collar was def a great idea & asset!

    Style stylish Hun !!

    Xo
    http://styluxbykjay.wordpress.com/