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20 Plus-Size Black and White Dresses

Fashion trends come and go. It’s not a secret. Sometimes one will pop into our lives, horrify us, then die out—never to be seen again. Thank goodness! Then you get the trends that linger, returning every other season. Those are tolerable. Needless to say, my all-time favorites are the classic trends like the black and white dress. I simply love these two colors together. Whether it’s colorblocking, contrasting, different textures, or a print—this trend remains a constant. And all you need is something as simple as an accessory to add a pop of your favorite color. From day to night, there just might be a dress for everyone.

Here are 20 plus-size black and white dresses…

  • Rock The Curves 1 of 20
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    Be bold and beautiful in this Monif C. Marcie Colorblock Dress. I'm going to be honest with you, I am in love with this curve-embracing dress. Rock it, if you're looking for a way to fashionably stand out! 

     

    Purchase it at Monif C. $159

  • Don’t Be Afraid To Wear Stripes 2 of 20
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    We never fear stripes around here. This Retro Striped Sweater Dress from Forever 21 is super chic. And I love it's versatility. It can be worn for a day or night look.

     

    Purchase it at Forever 21 $24.80

  • Add Print and Texture 3 of 20
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    Add some shine to your black and white dress with this beauty from Michael Kors. The Pinwheel Sequin Dress is a great play on the trendy houndstooth print. I love the excitement this texture adds! 

     

    Purchase it at Nordstrom $185

  • Color Blocking Is Key 4 of 20
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    It doesn't look like color blocking is going anywhere, and that's OK! It's still on trend as we speak. This Lauren Ralph Lauren Color Block Faux Wrap Dress is a definite standout. 

     

    Purchase it at Nordstrom $154

  • Wrap Dresses Work 5 of 20
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    There's nothing like a geometric print! Especially one that's not only eye-catching, but one that embraces your unique individuality. Yes, they can do that. This Tahari Buckle Gathered Geometric Print Jersey Dress is a perfect example of this.

     

    Purchase it at Nordstrom $134

  • Get A Little Flirty 6 of 20
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    Time to have a little fun! I love this flirty Wet Seal Heart Printed Skater Dress. Don't let the spaghetti straps fool you. Add a chunky knit cardigan and a pair of tights for an instant warm up. 

     

    Purchase it at Wet Seal $32.90 

  • Shirt Dresses Are Fun And Professional 7 of 20
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    I'm always in the mood for a good shirtdress. They're not only comfortable, but they can be worn so many different ways. DKNYC brings us this Contrast Trim Print Belted Shirtdress in a fun black and white print. 

     

    Purchase it at Nordstrom $129

  • Feeling Hesitant? Try This Trend In Mid-Length 8 of 20
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    Since I'm clearly in a stripes kind of mood, make sure you give this Carmakoma Nelly dress a chance. The midi length and (awesome) pockets make this dress more and more of a personal favorite. This Danish designer always give us European flair. 

     

    Purchase it at Carmakoma $162.81

  • Go From Day To Night 9 of 20
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    Get into the colorblocking trend with this DKNYC Faux Leather Ponte Dress. Throw on a blazer for an office look or slip into a pair red hot pumps for a night out on the town. Or do both! 

     

    Purchase it at Nordstrom $129

  • A Classic A-Line Cut 10 of 20
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    Kay Unger brings us elegance in lace with this A-line dress. The luxury designer pairs black lace over a white bodice. Giving us a chic and classic silhouette.

     

    Purchase it at Saks Fifth Avenue $510

  • Curves For Days 11 of 20
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    IGIGI by Yuliya Raquel definitely knows how to dress a curvy woman's body. That's why this black and white Neve Plus Size Wrap Dress in Abtruse Dot was a no-brainer for this gallery! 

     

    Purchase it at IGIGI $112

  • Stripes And Color Blocking — Two Trends Together! 12 of 20
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    Show your stripes in this Vince Camuto Three Quarter Sleeve Mix Stripe Suiting Dress. Liven things up with a statement necklace or bright solid scarf. Don't forget that accessories can do so much for a black and white look.

     

    Purchase it at Bloomingdales $164

  • Ankle Booties Or Bust 13 of 20
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    Grab a pair of your favorite black ankle booties and take this Carmakoma Sleeveless Dress In Mono Print for a ride. I'd throw on a faux leather motorcycle jacket to add a little more edge. And never forget a bright red lip!

     

    Purchase it at ASOS $181.49

  • Retro And Loving It 14 of 20
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    Are you in the mood for a little retro vibe? If so, you're going to love this black and white polka dot dress from Stop Staring. Add a bold red lip, maybe a bow or two in your hair, and some pumps—for your vintage-inspired look!

     

    Purchase it at Mod Cloth $189.99

  • For The Office 15 of 20
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    Calvin Klein's Sleeveless Colorblocked Belted A-Line Dress is an immediate classic. I love the shape of this dress. Wear it to the office just by simply adding a fitted blazer. 

     

    Purchase it at Macy's $139

  • For A Hot Date Night 16 of 20
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    Australian fashion brand City Chic wows us with their Sass Me Up Dress. Their bringing the black and white dress to another level with this contrasting design. It's an alluring work of art!

     

    Purchase it at City Chic $138

  • A Playful Print 17 of 20
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    Never forget your playful side when it comes to fashion. eShakti's Collared Sailboat Print Crepe Dress is not only chic, but it's fun! I adore the Peter Pan collar too!

     

    Purchase it at eShakti $89.95

  • You Deserve A Little Luxury 18 of 20
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    I'm never one to pass up a good animal print. This Lafayette 148 New York Faith Dress is all about luxury fashion—zebra print and all! Wear it year-round for any occasion. 

     

    Purchase it at Bloomingdales $568

  • You Can Wear It With Heels Or Flats 19 of 20
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    Torrid's Reptile Print Dress is another fun way to incorporate the black and white animal print into your wardrobe. Wear this dress day or night, with a bold pair of flats or killer heels!

     

    Purchase it at Torrid $58.50

  • Go Bold Or Go Home 20 of 20
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    Turn a few heads in this Calvin Klein Sleeveless Printed Texture Sheath. I'm a big fan of this curve-hugging silhouette. And I love the bold print. Grab a cobalt clutch to add a pop of color. 

     

    Purchase it at Macy's $139 

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