The Merits of Black and White

scarface 1983 brian de palma al pacino michelle pfeiffer

“Women think of all colors except the absence of color,” Coco Chanel once said. “…black has it all. White too. Their beauty is absolute. It is the perfect harmony.” Simplicity in fashion is what stands the test of time. It’s what makes Michelle Pfeiffer’s Elvira just as stylish today as she was in 1983’s Scarface. And simple doesn’t mean boring either. Take a look at these ways to introduce the merits of black and white into your wardrobe. 

A Pop of Black

Loving the black lining of this dress. BCBG,



Color Blocked with Twist

 Monochromatic details keep this simple palette interesting.
Twistful Mini, Oxford Trunk

Oxford Trunk

Miami Vice, Anyone?

A crisp white blazer is a summer staple. Theory,


When in Doubt, Just Wear Black

It’s not difficult or expensive to look chic. Ever notice all black outfits are a
staple for designers and fashion editors? From Pinterest


Photo Credit: Movie Still from Scarface, from Fashion Faire.


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