NEW YORK — The newest black-and-white patterns might be splashed on a slinky jersey knit or printed on a fluid silk chiffon, but what’s most distinctive is their boldness. Some of the most graphic of these motifs are floral with an Eighties-inspired optical spin. Here, David Meister’s polyester matte jersey dress. For more flowered looks, see pages 6 and 7.

This story first appeared in the December 3, 2002 issue of WWD.  Subscribe Today.