High Contrast - - Archived

Worn together or separately, black and white have long been wardrobe staples ideal for almost any occasion and for people of any age. Here we have pointedly ignored the “pop-of-color” trend in favor of keeping it simple and dramatic.


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Armani leather jacket, $3895, Neiman Marcus.
White t-shirt with a longhorn skull, $40, Milk & Honey Boutique.
Elizabeth & James white skirt with black overlay, $295, Cusp by Neiman Marcus.
Gucci black strapping shoes, $995, Neiman Marcus.
Clear glass earrings, $50, Cusp by Neiman Marcus.
Silver chain bracelet, $180, Cusp by Neiman Marcus.
Black chain bag, $105, Aftershock London.
White paneled wall, Tony Horton Collection.


An impeccably tailored suit is a wardrobe staple you can return to again and again for years.

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Gucci tailored suit, jacket, $1100, pants, $795, Neiman Marcus.
Generation Love snake-patterned knit top, $92, Cusp by Neiman Marcus.
White sports watch, $28, Milk & Honey Boutique.
Turquoise and gold ring, $80, Cusp by Neiman Marcus.
Turquoise necklace, $65, Cusp by Neiman Marcus.
Tom Ford pumps with gold spiked heels, $740, Neiman Marcus.
Black-and-white canvas paintings, Tony Horton Collection.


Details such as the delicate latticework on this dress make its simple, ladylike shape something special.

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Ronny KoBo white knit latticework dress, $366, Cusp by Neiman Marcus.
Like Dreams black-and-white ankle-strap shoes, $52, Milk & Honey Boutique.
Large pearl ring, $16.50, Milk & Honey Boutique.
Jules Smith gold cuff, $100, Cusp by Neiman Marcus.
Ivory faux python bag, $76, Milk & Honey Boutique.
Wood square textured wall and console, Tony Horton Collection.


Style doesn’t have to take a backseat when relaxing.

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Clover Canyon black-and-white striped pants, $216, Cusp by Neiman Marcus.
Always Me COCO t-shirt, $37, Milk & Honey Boutique.
Marni butterfly belt, $80, Neiman Marcus.


A dramatic cutout dress becomes ideal for any age by layering a soft leather cap-sleeved shirt underneath.

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Alexander Wang black cutout dress, $450, Cusp by Neiman Marcus.
Olivaceous white leather top, $43, Milk & Honey Boutique.
Gold chain bracelet, $120, Cusp by Neiman Marcus.
Gold circle earrings, $48, Cusp by Neiman Marcus.
Stewart Weitzman gladiator sandals, $398, Neiman Marcus.


The silhouette-enhancing black-and-white panels of this dress make it flattering on anyone.

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Stella McCartney black-and-white hourglass dress, $2180, Neiman Marcus.
Tom Ford white patent pumps, $740, Neiman Marcus.
Silver cutout cuff, $68, Cusp by Neiman Marcus.
Feather headband hat, $65, Aftershock London.


Every woman needs a dress she can slip on to instantly feel glamorous. This is that dress.

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Jill Sander long black dress, $1690, Neiman Marcus.
Egyptian-style gold and rhinestone necklace, $34, Milk & Honey Boutique.
Gold and silver bangles, $24 each, Milk & Honey Boutique.
Metallic bag with gold snake embellishment, $130, Aftershock London.
Green and white carved walls, Tony Horton Collection.


Black and white aren’t always serious, as is shown by this sweater with a happy daisy on it. Have some fun!

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Opening Ceremony black sweater with abstract flower, $245, Cusp by Neiman Marcus.
Honey Punch black and white striped skirt, $64, Milk & Honey Boutique.
White flower beaded ring, $60, Aftershock London.
Large pearl and bead necklace, $40, Aftershock London.
Small pearl and bead necklace, $60, Aftershock London.
Carved wood walls, Tony Horton Collection.


Photographed on location at the Tony Horton Collection showroom, TonyHortonCollection.com.

About the Shoot Location

We staged our High Contrast fashion shoot at the Tony Horton Collection showroom, which was founded in 2011 by internationally known American artist, designer and sculptor, Tony Horton. He and his craftsmen create art forms, furniture, wall surfaces, sculptures and modular concepts, designed and produced under tight supervision to guarantee their clients the very finest in quality. These unique creations are offered in over 300 wood veneers and exotic hardwoods from across the globe. Their Limited Edition designs can be customized completely to client needs and they also accept commissions for one-of-a-kind pieces.  For more information visit, TonyHortonCollection.com.

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