Trendspotting: Black and White

Black and White – It’s the shortcut to chic because it always looks fresh and modern. Here’s how some 40+ Instagrammers are wearing this high contrast color combo this summer.


Carelia from North Carolina mixes things up by combining horizontal stripes with a graphic black and white print skirt. See more of Carelia’s favorite outfits in this Styleblazer interview.


Shauna from Utah is another Fabulous After 40  Styleblazer who keeps it simple by wearing a black and white top striped top with the prettiest stitching.  A pop of pink lipstick brings this look to life.


Miriam from the Netherlands shows us that simple shapes and clean lines give black and white power. I love the dramatic red accessories.


Jamie from New Mexico looks lovely and laid back in this high contrast kaftan edged in pretty white lace. I love that giant silver statement cuff. More on this gorgeous Styleblazer here.


Dorrie is an 82-year-old retired Playboy Bunny turned style blogger living in Las Vegas who know how to rock black and white. Find out what makes Dorrie tick in this Styleblazer feature.


Bavarian fashion blogger Cornelia commands attention in this arresting pleated summer maxi.


Styleblazer Sheree is always reinventing her look. See how this bold combo of black and white turns her casual maxi dress into something extraordinary.


Helen from Arizona, also a 40+ Styleblazer,  shows us that black and white can be surprisingly romantic if you’re wearing an off-the-shoulder top.


Susie is living the dream and loving life in Charleston. Her choice of a plain black shirt up top emphasizes this fabulous party skirt below.


Mary gets creative in a flirty graphic print skirt that looks totally modern paired with hot pink heels!  See more of Mary’s style in this  Styleblazer interview.


Tamera, from southern California, looks ready for the beach in this artsy combo of black and white stripes worn with colorful faux jewelry. Discover the motivation behind Tamera’s artistic style in the Fabulous After 40  Styleblazer interview.



Some gals can’t get enough of this fashion forwards color combo.  We saw Miriam from the Netherlands earlier in the post… Here she is again in a chic tunic top that is sophisticated and slimming.

Are you a fan of black and white? How do you like to wear it? Check out these latest black and white striped fashions here.

I’m always on the lookout for Stylish women to feature. Be sure to add the #fabulousafter40 HASHTAG to your Instagram posts so I can find you easily!

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