Some people may think that anything starting with the prefix “mono” automatically insinuates a boring or a bland scenario. But, in an instance like this one, monochromatic is not synonymous with monotony. On the contrary, this Fashionisto’s outfit is spiked with flair despite its simple concept. And the best part of this outfit is that it is easily replicated.
Like this Fashionisto has demonstrated, it can be quite chic to pair the same color in varied shades in the same ensemble. The color of choice in this outfit was blue but could be easily illustrated in any color. The best way to break up the shades is by wearing the darker shade on the half of your body you would like to deemphasize and wear the lighter shade on less problematic portions of your body.
Another key to keeping the outfit interesting is by breaking up the monochrome with accents of other colors, either neutral or complimentary. This Fashionisto has masterfully achieved this by adding a braided brown belt that splits the two shades evenly. He then added a pair shoes in brown and cream mock saddle shoes. The shoes also give the whole look a polished and nostalgic effect that heighten the depth of the outfit.
Hint: To avoid an outfit that screams bad Canadian suit, opt for pieces that vary at least two to three shades so that a contrast can be noticeably seen. Anything that reads too close together is a disastrous outfit waiting to happen.