Its a play-off between brooding black and blinging white for celebrities looking to show their best side on the red carpets. The answer? Block them both together.
Following in the stylish footsteps of everyone from Coco Chanel to Audrey Hepburns Fair Lady at Ascot, monochrome is still the ultimate sartorial statement of the ineffably chic.
Just look at Jennifer Connelly in Stella McCartney as she left the Greenwich Hotel earlier this week. Those clean lines, those stark contrasts leave no question of a grey area when it comes to her style.
Emma Stone is simple perfection wearing a Martin Grant dress on the red carpet, while Ashley and Mary-Kate Olsen see that their powers combined make for the perfect exercise in monochrome unity.
Add to the monochrome mix the ever pristine Kate Bosworth, Julianne Hough and Kristin Stewart and Liberty Ross, and you have a red carpet trend thats black and white and hot all over.More