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A black and white party kind of takes the pressure off of finding something to wear. You know the colors, now you just have to find the right garment. Your choice of attire for a black and white birthday celebration depends on the type of party in question. Obviously, you aren't going to wear your fabulous black and white cocktail dress to a party thrown at a park, or a white tunic top and black tights to a party thrown in an expensive restaurant or gala space.
For a black and white themed party, you can't go wrong with that good-old-style-standby: the little black dress. Accessorize with white accents: a wide, white belt with black and white patterned pumps and then just a shot of color -- red earrings or an arm full of red bangles. This look is versatile. Wear it to a daytime black and white themed birthday party or something more adult and intimate, such as a soiree in a local nightclub.
Black Skinny Jeans and White Button Down
If the party is a bit more casual -- think a gathering of friends at someone's home or a cafe -- then you can get a little simpler in terms of your attire. A pair of black skinny jeans with a sassy white button down top -- perhaps ruffled for added pizzazz -- would look fabulous with silver hoop earrings and a chunky silver cuff on your arm. Finish up with black ankle boots and smoky eye makeup.
Perhaps you want a more feminine and flirty look for the party; you can get it with a fabulous white sundress. Go for a halter style for a daytime affair or a strapless version for a night party. Then, add a wide-brimmed black straw hat and a pair of sky-high black stilettos. A black statement necklace is perfect for a strapless frock, while you want to forgo anything at the neck for a halter dress. Don't forget a fabulous black and white clutch to complete the look.
Black Maxi Dress
Perhaps the party in question is uber casual -- like a barbecue or a beach-side affair. You still want to look your best, so dress it up with a simple but stylish black maxi dress. Add the white with Grecian-style sandals and a bold white flower in your hair. A black and white beaded statement necklace and a white hobo bag are perfect accessory additions.