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Trap Fashion: Black and White Outfits Inspired by Meredith Blake

If you’ve ever seen the movie “Parent Trap,” raise your hand! We’re talking about the 1998 version today,
(although I love the 1961 version, too). If you haven’t ever seen this family-friendly movie, you can watch it for free with a Disney+ subscription or rent it from Amazon Prime. It’s about two twin sisters, Annie and Hallie, who meet for the first time at summer camp and realize they’re long-lost twins. They come up with this crazy plan to switch places and get their parents, who are divorced, back together. The only issue standing in their way is their dad’s girlfriend… Meredith Blake. I had a love-hate relationship with her character because although her attitude was the WORST at times, there’s no denying that her outfits were soooo amazing! Today, I’m channeling her style by showing Black and White Outfits Inspired by Meredith Blake.

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Who is Meredith Blake, and What’s Her Style?

Played by Elaine Hendrix, Meredith is the twin’s soon-to-be “evil” stepmom whose chic and sophisticated wardrobe turns heads throughout the movie. She’s known for her polished look, which fits perfectly with her role as a high-powered publicist.

Image Credits: PHOTO: DISNEY

The twins spend the entire movie playing pranks on Meredith in an attempt to get her to cancel the wedding to their father, but this doesn’t stop her from looking like an absolute style icon the entire film! From crisp white dresses to adorable black and white athleisure, these looks are just as timeless and classic today as they were when the movie was made 25 years ago.

Image Credits: PHOTO: DISNEY

Black and White Outfits Inspired by Meredith Blake

Poolside Outfits

Pool and beach season is upon us! For a chic black and white poolside or beach look, start with a classic black and white one-piece swimsuit. Top it with a flowy, white cover-up and accessorize with black sunglasses and a wide-brimmed sunhat. Complete the look with black and white sandals or espadrilles and a tote bag to carry all your beach essentials. Add a red lip for the perfect Meredith Blake finishing touch!

Every Day Looks

For an everyday look inspired by Meredith Blake, you can opt for polished and sophisticated pieces. Think tailored blazers, tailored shorts or trousers, and classic layering pieces like black or white tees and tanks. Add a handbag and an earring, and you’re ready to head to brunch, meetings, shopping, or wherever your day takes you.

Night Out Outfits

If you have a date night or charity event on your calendar, check out these chic and timeless night time looks! For a Meredith Blake inspired night out look, opt for an elegant monochromatic ensemble. Consider a slinky black dress paired with statement heels and a clutch bag for a touch of glamour. Style your hair in loose waves or an elegant updo and add a bold red lip for a classic finishing touch.

More Black and White Outfit Inspiration:

ENDLESS HIGH-RISE PANT (Size 8 – Needed a 6) | EVERLASTING TOP (Medium – Needed a Small) | PEARL CROSSBODY | Naturalizer Slingback (9.5) | Neptune’s Rings Multiple Row Chain Necklace

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34 Comments

  1. Gardeningmama says:

    Fun post Tania! At 1st I was trying to figure out, “Who’s Meredith Blake?” – someone from Met Gala… LOL from the movie! Definitely a style icon 😉 Love all the black & white ideas

    1. Lol! I loved that movie so much, and she dressed so classy.

  2. Mary Carolmarycarm says:

    Great post!!
    We watched that movie over and over when my daughter was little.

  3. Love the Parent Trap, have seen it so many times!! Cannot go wrong with black and white for sure!!
    Blessings,

  4. Absolutely loved this fun post and yes black and white is my favorite clothing combo! Ha!

  5. Love all of the black and white.

  6. Joan Bullington says:

    Love these black and white looks! Looks so classic!!

  7. Oh,my favorite colors black and white, can’t go wrong with that color combination. Great options, white sailors pants and black top 👍🏻👍🏻

    1. Black and white looks so classy.

  8. Today’s outfits are gorgeous!! This makes me want to head to my closet and see how many black and white outfits I can put together.

    The Parent Trap is a great movie!

  9. Love the look of a black and white outfit. So classic!

  10. sue Koren says:

    Where is the link to the tank that has the white edging on it?

  11. Oh how I love black and white fashion! Beautiful choices.

  12. I absolutely love anything that is black and white!!

  13. Black and white is always chic. I remember black and white spectator shoes that were popular back in the day.

  14. I absolutely love classic black and white!

  15. Joanne Johnson says:

    I loved both versions of the parent trap. Black and white is a classic in my book and you look amazing in the outfits in this post, especially the 2 Piece Knit Top High Waist Midi Skirt Set. Being a person over 50, actually over 60, I am a firm believer that both decades are definitely NOT OLD. I believe it is in your attitude, how you feel and live. I appreciate your fashion savvy and look forward to your posts. I hope you are feeling better. Have a wonderful and blessed day.

  16. Love love love black and white. I just ordered some of your pics! Now I need that black hat with white inside, on first pic that Meredith Blake is wearing! Any suggestions?

    1. No, I haven’t seen that hat, but it is gorgeous!

  17. Black and white is a classic combo and also a classy one. Even just a pair of white denim jeans and a black t-shirt is classy. I always feel put together in a black and white outfit. Not to mention it’s sort of a no-brainer when looking for something to wear.

  18. My husband would tell you that my closet is all black and white! Love ALL of these!

  19. What a fantastic concept post! Honestly I always admired her fashion sense as well.

    1. Her attitude was nasty, but her fashions were stunning!

  20. Lol, about the wallpaper. I like it, but it overwhelms that bathroom. One wall would have been better. I love the colored version on your tv. That would make a pretty accent wall.
    I love both versions of the Parent Trap! As a twin, I liked the idea of them finding each other! My twin sister and I wished we were identical so we could switch places and fool people. Lol.

  21. Love ALL these clothes!! Very classy!

  22. Stella Gustafson says:

    Cute outfits. What I would give to be able to wear something that cute. When you have a plump body all you can do is dream. I like the tv picture frame it’s not busy like the wallpaper

  23. Love black and white outfits. Also, love your flower picture in the frame television. Have a blessed week!

  24. Tania, you look stunning especially in the outfit with the hat. You wear these styles well….such a classy look. ~Lisa~

  25. I loved the original Parent Trap movie. These are very stylish and polished outfits. Love the hats!

  26. What an iconic character! A fave movie from my girls’ childhood. She is a fun villain to watch!! And black and white is one of my go-to combos!!

    1. I loved that movie, and have watched it more times than I can count.

  27. I love black and white! Tania you have helped me add pops of color to my wardrobe over the past few years but I’m still drawn to black and white.

  28. I love black & white!