Best colors for a head-to-toe monochrome look to wear this year
As the summer season rolls around, you must be feeling ready to make the world your runway and be the trendsetter you were born to be! It’s time to clean up our acts, as one of the chicest ways of dressing has made it to the list of top fashion trends of 2019. Monochromatic dressing – meaning, wearing separates of black and white or a one hue outfit for an overall tonal look. Moving away kitschy and bold dressing, wearing a single shade head-to-toe is a much simpler and cleaner approach to putting a great ensemble together.
The varied textures of a single color add dimension to an outfit, while also allowing you to go overboard, or downplay the styling in order to highlight certain parts of your body. For example, it can make you appear slimmer and taller than you actually are. The reason is, dressing monochromatically also creates an uninterrupted line from head to toe that gives an illusion of an elongated silhouette. It is the ease of adopting this sophisticated style that makes it so much better than it already is. Whether it’s whites, jewel tones, neutrals or a black & white ensemble, monochromatic dressing definitely sets itself apart from some of the frenetic trends of past seasons. We have shortlisted 5 best colors for you to pull off this undeniably polished style in posh looks!
1.Neutrals are ALWAYS a good idea!
Monochrome neutrals are gonna be majorly hot for SS to FW 2019. From Gigi Hadid to Kendall Jenner, top models and Instagram influencers have been demonstrating monochrome outfits in neutral and earthy hues. In a season that is mostly dominated by pastels and tropical tones, one of the most exciting runway trends by far is how to create head-to-toe neutral collections. From Agnona to Max Mara, there’s no dearth of A-list designers who lined up monochromatic neutral looks on the SS’19 runways.
ALICE MCCALL Surrender Mermaid Midi Skirt
Neutrals add warmth to an outfit, plus they compliment all skin tones. Be it a scandi-inspired ladylike look or an androgynous look, neutrals are really, always a good idea! Before you wonder, a neutral monochrome recipe basically calls for various shades of beige, cream, grey, caramel and brown. A grey + beige combination is a fashionably genius way to wear an easy outfit that will still light up the streets. Utility jackets, trench coats, jumpsuits, and cropped pants are some of the styles that look brilliant in these hues.
2. All White Everything
An all-white look with minimal colored accessories is that detailed outfit that can easily make your otherwise muted look pop. One of fashion’s most sumptuous colors that make it to the top second position for monochromatic looks.
ALEXIS Charlize Strapless Pinstripe Slit Leg Jumpsuit
Style tips for white monochrome:
- Add a laidback element to your outfit with a pair of white wide leg bottoms in slightly crumpled linen. Wear a wide belt on it to take your look from blah to badass instantly.
- Pair soft faux fur and grey outerwear to with ivory separates.
- Soft faux fur is a fabulous way to take your basic outfit an extra mile. Pair white skinny jeans with a white blouse and white-to-cream faux fur vest for a polished day look.
3. Pastels For The Win
This year, you won’t need to pack up your light colors in the back of the cupboard once the weather starts getting colder. Pastels can go a long way beyond spring season when opted for monochromatic looks. Break your self-inflicted rules and be certain about wearing pale yellows, soft pinks, and powder blues this year. If you are not someone who is comfortable looking like a chic walking cotton candy, incorporate accessories in dark shades, like black and navy with your pastels.
Gigi Hadid wearing a powder blue jumpsuit yet again, with matching Jimmy Choo snake-skin print heels, as she attended Variety’s Power of Women Gala in New York in April 2019.