BLACK VOICES
03/05/2013 01:55 pm ET

Ashanti Takes The Black-And-White Trend To The Extreme: Yea Or Nay? (PHOTO, POLL)

Ashanti clearly got the memo that high contrast ensembles are all the rage. The Grammy Award-winning singer was spotted outside MTV Studios in New York City on Monday rocking black-and-white from head-to-toe.

Ashanti,who just landed a role on Lifetime's "Army Wives," teamed a striped, floral Balmain top and matching harem pants with a pair of checkered Givenchy open-toe booties for a getup that's more eyesore than elegant.

Although we love the graphic "color" combo and live for a mixing print moment, this is a classic case of too much of a good thing gone bad. And sadly this seems to be a reoccurring issue for the 32-year-old star (see: this and that).

Are you a fan of this extreme black-and-white look or is the whole thing too much on the eyes?
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