Native Miamians don't wear black. Between the scorching heat and humidity, the good people of the Magic City has simply learned to love sun-deflecting pastels. Even the
Miami Marlins got a pastel makeover. But, it's time to stop fearing black, guys. Graphic black-and-white prints were popping up in each city throughout Fashion Month, and this trend should not be ignored.Oscar de la Renta
's recent collection featured a black-and-white pin-striped suit that made a nice, subtle statement. Jonathan Saunders
' bolder, diagonal stripes also reinforced this growing trend. Then, of course, there was Kristen Stewart
, who pulled off an amazing pair of graphic floral Balenciaga pants in Paris.
Luckily enough, all these prints are equally balanced by splashes of white to keep you from burning up. Hey, no gray area needed!