Clockwise from Left to Right: Narciso Rodriguez, Alexander Wang, Jil Sander, and Proenza Schouler. Indigitalimages.com
Wendy Wallace
Mar 21, 2015 @ 8:31 am

What's black, white and all over the spring runways? Yep, this timeless color combination was seen at countless shows, from minimalist Jil Sander to maximalist Alexander Wang. Consider the graphic pairing your shortcut to looking bold, clean, and sharp—sometimes all with just one piece. Shop our favorite picks below.

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Minimal design that makes a big statement.

Cos necklace, $45; cos.com

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This is just the thing when it's still chilly outside but you're craving something new.

Joe Fresh sweater, $49; joefresh.com

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Mix in just a bit of color to add a little dimension to the look.

Topshop dress, $80; topshop.com

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Pair with high-waisted pants for a slightly retro look that still feels fresh.

Theory top, $215; theory.com

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This signature print can make even jeans and a button-down look pulled-together.

Pierre Hardy clutch, $395; thecorner.com

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Try it with sleek black slides for a neo-boho look.

Zara dress, $50; zara.com

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These are just the right height to still be comfortable, plus the ankle strap keeps you steady.

J.Crew heel, $258; jcrew.com

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Ditch the bright colors—this is a cooler way to do the beach.

Lisa Marie Fernandez swimsuit, $385; modaoperandi.com

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Throw on a turtleneck and tights for spring's chillier days and wear it with a black V-neck tee and slides as temperatures creep up.

Jil Sander skirt, $840; net-a-porter.com

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The graphic print makes for a nice break from your usual pencil skirt.

River Island pencil skirt, $70; riverisland.com

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