As every fashionable woman knows, black and white is a classic combination: always in style, never out of date, forever chic. You can’t go wrong with black and white, this duo will always be in vogue: takes us through every season without looking dated and makes coordinating a cinch.
That’s why I packed black and white clothes for my trip to Seattle last September, knowing I’d be shopping at my daughter’s new eco boutique — Drizzle and Shine. It was so easy to mix and match with only a minimum of pieces to pack and fit into my carryon. It was my first time ever choosing only black and white on a holiday.
My white denim vest worn three ways.
With one pair of capris, two pairs of pants, 4 tops plus my white vest and a black cardigan, I was able to put together over 12 different looks which kept me going while I bought a new wardrobe in Jean’s store. I even bought more black and white outfits like these two below.
Left: Synergy Organic Clothing. Right: Threads 4 Thought
Also bought a black lightweight cotton coat with white trim, and a black and white scarf at a thrift shop.
I decided to pack black and white clothes for my holiday in New York City, this time adding pops of red and a touch of turquoise. I won’t be taking too much because I always leave room for shopping!
I’m really looking forward to our trip to New York.
Happy summer holidays everyone!
PS. I’m in the Big Apple now! This post was written before I arrived in the USA. Next post will be my first one from New York City! I ❤ NY
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