One of the reasons I wanted to feature black and white + one colour, is that I believe it is one of the easiest ways to look young, hip and modern this season.

The black and white trend is huge and adding a colour makes it just that little bit more fun and very suitable for many women over 40. Black and white can make us look a little pale and adding a bit of color solves that problem.

The ladies did not disappoint and came up with some wonderful combinations. Enjoy!



Renita – My Life While Shopping


Beverly – Beverly Like Hills


Deborah – Stylish Murmurs


Trina – Teatime with Trina


Sacramento – Miss Papelicos


Alice – Happiness at midlife

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Greetje – No Fear of Fashion

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Excellent work ladies! This should give you some great inspiration to try black & white & one colour yourself.

For now, what do you think of these black & white & colour looks? Will you be wearing it this coming season?


Sylvia is 40+style’s editor-in-chief and has been helping women find their unique style since 2011. An alumni of the School of Color and Design, she is devoted to empowering women of any age to look and feel their best. Read more about Sylvia and 40+style on this page.

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