In fashion terms, monochromatic dressing means wearing separates of one color that have different textures and/or similar shades of that color for an overall tonal look. While mixing patterns can look a bit fussy and color-blocking a bit kitschy, wearing a single shade is a simpler, cleaner approach to putting an outfit together. In fact, when you keep your overall outfit within the same color hue, the outcome can be just as striking as wearing a bold pattern or vivid color.
This summer’s top fashion trend is all about making a statement. Embrace head-to-toe bright color to stand out in any crowd. It’s the simplest ways to get dressed and an easy way to make a powerful statement. Head-to-toe color may already be how many of us approach an outfit but in sedated gray, black, or beige – and the result isn’t nearly as show-stopping. That’s right, take a bold color and go monochromatic with it.
And while the look makes an unquestionably brave statement, it’s also surprisingly wearable, flattering all skin tones, body types, and personalities. The color in your pieces needs to be bright, bold, and as close to the same shade as possible, and yes, that includes accessories. Because nothing suggests a woman’s confidence more than a glamorous hit of a single hue.
Consider cobalt blue the entry-level color to this way of dressing. Mixing knits, suedes, and cotton textures, this is the ideal daytime column of color… Being subtle, but still refreshingly contemporary.
As in Greenery and emerald envy… the struggle is real. Prominent on the SS17 runways, this refreshing and revitalizing shade should be expressed in shoes, belts, dresses, slacks, and tops symbolic of new beginnings.
The ultimate sunshine shade and one that will brighten your day as well as every else’s. Cool in leather and elegant in silk, yellow is the new go-to evening shade, but don’t be tempted to swap in black accessories as the result could be queen bee-ish.
There’s a flaming energy to an all-over orange outfit, thanks to its warmth and freshness. Layer light layers over each other for depth, add flashes of gold jewelry to really set off the shade, and finish the look with a height-shattering heel.
Now that you have summer’s top fashion trend, complete your outfit with some of the summer’s top accessories.