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How to master monochromatic outfits

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Today I am going to show you how to master a monochromatic look without effort.


Since I have embraced minimalism, I decided to create a curated capsule wardrobe with fewer, timeless clothes that will serve me for years and that I could easily mix together without effort.

Opting for monochromatic outfits is a great way to maximise your capsule wardrobe and get a lot of wear out of every single piece.

If you want to know more, check this post:

How to find your own personal style and build the perfect capsule wardrobe for you


I found a total look very chic but many people still think it's boring or that it is very complicated to achieve.

It surely saves you time while getting dressed, however, it is far from being plain and dull with the right expedients.


To know more reasons to try tonal outfits, check the article below:

Why Wearing A Monochromatic Outfit Always Works


-Choose a neutral colour that suits your skin tone

As not all the colours in the rainbow might be suitable for your skin tone, check first under direct light and with the help of a friend if your shade of choice is actually flattering on you.


If in doubt, try to choose the same colour you like in a different undertone, aka either a warmer shade or a cooler shade and see if there is any improvement.

Total black is always chic but beige/tan/greige outfits are equally stylish.

My advice is to choose a set of accessories of the same shade and then build your monochromatic look around them.


-Mixing shades of the same colour is cool

White and cream together? Yes, please. It will make the whole outfit much more captivating while keeping it tonal.


-Add prints and patterns

Add interest to your look by adding a tor sur tone pattern that will elevate it to the next level.



-Playing with textures and materials

Mixing different materials together such as fur, silk, denim, knitwear, leather, will prevent the outfit from being boring. The pics below prove that a monochromatic look can be extremely captivating despite using only one colour or multiple shades of the same colour.


Adapt it to your style

It's the best feature of the total look: it can be easily adopted as it will blend seamlessly to your personal style.

Below some examples:


Corporate




Trendy

Casual






Ladylike

Sporty


Feminine




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What do you think about monochromatic outfits? Do you ever wear the same colour head to toe?

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Want more style hacks?

Check this:

Back to work capsule wardrobe style guide


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