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Trend Alert: Black and White Elegance

From black-and-white ball gowns to checkerboard floor tiles, this classic color combination just oozes simple sophistication. Add a few feminine flourishes, curves, and floral patterns, and you've got a major home-decorating trend for fall and winter.

These furniture pieces and home accents are unfussy but just ornate enough to look elegant and not the slightest bit masculine. They're also very versatile, since the black-and-white palette makes even more traditional-looking pieces fit right into a modern room. For examples of the trend, click on the photos below.

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veronicaraye veronicaraye 9 years
LOVe this look!! excited woo!
JaimeLeah526 JaimeLeah526 9 years
I'm so sick of black and white. Right now my school uniform is black pants and white or black tops. That is all I see all day. I need some color when I come home.
LadyLibertine LadyLibertine 9 years
my fav is the lamp and couch
beingtazim beingtazim 9 years
interesting - not for me, but interesting
Ejmcmis Ejmcmis 9 years
I LOVE LOVE LOVE LOVE LOVE THIS !!! TOTALLY! . LOVE IT !!!! . I want all of it. I feel like redecorating like now.
jen22 jen22 9 years
My room is decorated in black and white.
SassAndBide SassAndBide 9 years
omg i want it all :Love:
Lizzard214 Lizzard214 9 years
My comforter is very similar to those Urban Outfitters curtains. I just bought it at Target about a month ago. I loooove it.
askmetostay askmetostay 9 years
so cute....i love the look of black and white with pops of color!
ccsugar ccsugar 9 years
Cute stuff - I don't think I would make a whole room black and white though.
ginasugar ginasugar 9 years
LOVE that sofa from Anthropologie. I sat on it in the store the other day- suprisingly comfortable. But a tab bit pricy ($3,000) for something that will only seat 2-3 people.
Lovely_1 Lovely_1 9 years
Good! I love this trend! Black and white is soooo elegant!
rlveronica rlveronica 9 years
I love this!
Historygal3 Historygal3 9 years
I love this look. I did my home office in it.
Twinkle1 Twinkle1 9 years
This was already a trend in Europe last year but I still loves it.
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