Off Color

It's back to a basic palette for designers of fashion and home furnishings

AFTER LAST SEASON'S Technicolor floral prints, something more graphic is back in style for spring. Blame it on the Edie Sedgwick revival or designers' sudden interest in movies from the 1960s, like Belle de Jour, but bold black-and-white patterns are turning up on everything from Williams-Sonoma Home's Chinoiserie dessert plates to Nicolas Ghesquière's sought-after sandals. Even Fendi's hot new B bag is a must-have in white canvas with black patent-leather trim.

Sun CB chair by Christophe Pillet, $1,827 (212-620-7953)

Fendi B bag, $1,430 (800-336-3469)

Hold Everything printed canvas storage boxes, $24 to $34 each

Kate Spade Cadiz Fringe...

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