Black & White Minimal

posted by on 2014.08.08, under Chriselle Inc., Fashion, Outfit Of The Day, Outfits

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Photography by Karen Chen

Lately I’ve been finding more and more that things are best at its essence. Quiet evenings with the hubs, watching the frenchies play, and completely indulging into a new book are just some of my favorites. And I find that this is being reflected in my outfit choices as well, as I’m turning back to black and white tones amidst bright summer shades.

I love pairing black and white pieces together for a simple but chic outfit. I’m currently obsessed with subtle textures, be it in walls for shooting or a classic black top, like my black top. This pencil skirt is perfect for the summer because it’s lightweight and sweet in its subtleties. Lace is best when it’s not overly done and this pencil skirt perfects it with the sheer hem and slit. When in doubt, I love subtracting distracting elements to get down to the basics. I’m a firm believer in beauty in simplicity, what about you guys?

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OUTFIT DETAILS

Skirt: Stylestalker

Shirt: Finders Keepers

Shoes: Manolo Blahnik (similar & affordable one HERE)

Purse: Givenchy

COMMENTS

Just did a black and white look myself:

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Great minds think alike! :)

Anne
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Anne ( August 21, 2014 at 4:14 PM )

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borse hermes birkin ( August 20, 2014 at 5:50 PM )

Love this outfit, it really works with your gorgeous hair style

Alice ( August 13, 2014 at 5:57 PM )

A firm believer in beauty in simplicit, I like this description XOXO

Vivian ( August 11, 2014 at 8:41 PM )

Beautiful pictures, love the black and white combination

XO CHAMA FASHION
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CHAMA FASHION ( August 10, 2014 at 7:30 AM )

I believe in the same thing, Chriselle. ‘Less is more’ is probably the most overused saying in this century, but it rings nothing but truth. I love simple elegance, and you are its beacon! ^^

Dilek ( August 10, 2014 at 5:34 AM )

great outfit, enjoy the weekend in napa.
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jasmin ( August 9, 2014 at 7:38 PM )

So pretty! You make me want to cut my hair again.

Essi ( August 9, 2014 at 2:10 PM )

    You should!!! It’s the season to do it :) xoxo Chriselle

    Chriselle ( August 15, 2014 at 2:56 AM )

Nice hair & make up :) this look is so fresh & feminine!

xxx
Julie
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Julie ( August 9, 2014 at 1:54 PM )

Stunning outfit!! I love the white skirt xo

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Anova ( August 9, 2014 at 9:00 AM )

You look so beautiful!

XO CHAMA FASHION
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CHAMA FASHION ( August 9, 2014 at 6:44 AM )

Love your simple yet elegant look. You look stunning;-)
XX
Miri

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Miri ( August 9, 2014 at 3:23 AM )

Minimal but oh so chic!

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Yin ( August 9, 2014 at 12:38 AM )

I love the skirt!
xo
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Laura Mitbrodt ( August 8, 2014 at 10:28 PM )

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Luciana ( August 8, 2014 at 5:01 PM )

This is so pretty. So simple yet sophisticated and stunning.

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Liz ( August 8, 2014 at 4:00 PM )

the lace pockets are absolutely creative. it has given so more elegance to the outfit

belikealady ( August 8, 2014 at 3:47 PM )

Chic, beautiful and sophisticated. I love this look and your hair highlights are gorgeous!

xo, Alina
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ALINA ( August 8, 2014 at 3:33 PM )

Love this combo!
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Well-Put-Together ( August 8, 2014 at 3:10 PM )

I’m big on textures too(: and I love that skirt! the girly lace juxtaposes well with your edgy sunnies

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Kuo ( August 8, 2014 at 2:32 PM )

simplicity in an outfit is the best thing that can happen!
what book are you reading?? I’m into Howards End right now woohoo!!
Xo, Belen
A Hint of Life

Belen ( August 8, 2014 at 1:00 PM )
monkeyshines ( August 8, 2014 at 11:53 AM )

This look is perfection! Simple and chic at the same time. I like this style, it really suits you!

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Olga ( August 8, 2014 at 11:16 AM )

The skirt is absolutely gorgeous!
I love the design: it’s so modern, but the lace makes it feminine and delicate.
You look great!

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Marianna ( August 8, 2014 at 11:05 AM )

Couldn’t agree more! As I’m getting older, I find that my style is getting more minimalistic.

xx Alyson
The Beauty Vanity

alyson ( August 8, 2014 at 10:41 AM )
Claudia ( August 8, 2014 at 10:37 AM )

Love this! Minimalist and elegant!

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Jessica ( August 8, 2014 at 10:35 AM )

simple isteyim beautiful, I totally agree!

and I can’t choose my favourite piece since they are all lovely and look cool on you!

xoxo
Banu

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Banu ( August 8, 2014 at 10:34 AM )

Such a chic look!

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Fashion Snag ( August 8, 2014 at 10:11 AM )

Great outfit!!! Really loving the new hair, so chic!

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Temi Truly ( August 8, 2014 at 9:58 AM )

what an awesome skirt!

Leesa ( August 8, 2014 at 9:30 AM )

So pretty Chriselle!
xo,
Melissa
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Melissa ( August 8, 2014 at 9:03 AM )
fashiondiariesbyk ( August 8, 2014 at 8:45 AM )

I like it when your hair is waived like that, it matches you so perfectly. The lace pencil skirt might be settle but it is so pretty and yet so powerful with that simple black top. Love the look!

XOXO JuJu
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Juliana ( August 8, 2014 at 8:31 AM )

that skirt is stunning!! you look amazing Chriselle!

xo Laura
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Laura ( August 8, 2014 at 7:17 AM )

classic chic. So wonderful.
The purse is amazing.
Lovely look all over.

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Lisa ( August 8, 2014 at 6:57 AM )

Love minimalism, and you wear is so well, Chriselle!

LIVE . IN . LOVE ✞

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Vivian ( August 8, 2014 at 6:56 AM )

I love the skirt and that is a nice top!

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TERESA ( August 8, 2014 at 6:09 AM )

I love your black and white looks. They always look so elegant yet sexy.

Sometimes those peaceful moments with the loved ones is all we need in our hectic working days.
Love Elle

Elle ( August 8, 2014 at 5:57 AM )

I have not been much for simplicity in my personal style for a few years now. I like to make bold statements with prints and shine. Maximal minimalism seems to be making a comeback though, so you may be on to something.

Theatricality by Mariah

Mariah ( August 8, 2014 at 5:54 AM )

Absolutely outstanding outfit!!! So classy, feminine and perfectly minimalistic!

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Natali ( August 8, 2014 at 5:27 AM )

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