Literally Everyone Can Try This Easy Styling Trick

January 23rd, 2018 at 1:06am
pink blazer and pants

I’d have to say that color-coding my closet so I can see the rainbow of choices has made it infinitely easier for me to build a look. Yet as a lover of neutral tones, I’ve found myself straying away from the brighter side of my wardrobe, which often limits my outfit choices in a big way. So to ensure I’m not wasting any of my favorite pieces, I’ve taken it upon myself to find new ways to style them that don’t feel so intimidating. My new go-to solution? Monochromatic outfits. While colors like red or pink can feel scary when it comes to pairing with other colors, sticking to hues in the same family takes the brainwork out of getting dressed (and looks incredibly chic). So whether you’re leaving your comfort zone behind by sporting an all-yellow look or sticking with a timeless black ensemble, monochromatic outfits are sure to make a major statement. Need some color inspiration? Let the outfits ahead guide your next single-hue creation.

Lighten Your Look With All-White Classics

What’s fresher than white-on-white? This monochromatic look is simple to create and super versatile if your closet is full of basics. You can create this look with any shade of white, cream, or beige for a light, crisp look.

Get this look: UO Cropped Linen Tee ($39) and Knapp Wide-Leg Cropped Pants ($138).

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PHOTO: @beeofstyle

Give Warm Vibes in All-Red Tones

There’s no better way to fake feelings of warmth than fiery-red from head to toe. Make this ensemble pop with a pair of bright-white booties for a fashion week-ready look.

Get this look: & Other Stories Wool Blend Sweater ($43) and Gap Bi-Stretch Skinny Ankle Pants ($30).

Embrace Your Inner Millennial With an Array of Pink Hues

Monochromatic outfits present a perfect opportunity to incorporate bright colors into your daily look. Go with the color of the season and try out different shades of a playful pink.

Get this look: H&M Crinkled Camisole Top ($10), Free People Jacquard Blazer ($77), and Mango Straight Linen Blend Trousers ($60).

Go Full Luxe With Deep Berry Hues

Deep, rich colors like burgundy, oxblood, and plum look effortlessly elegant when paired together. The red and purple color families are ideal for the winter season and will look polished and warm on a chilly day.

Get this look: Mango Mohair Wool Blend Coat ($120) and ASOS Woven Peg Pants With Obi Tie ($40).

Keep It Simple With a Groutfit

Gray will forever be classic go-to neutral, which makes it perfect for pairing. Go for a full-on groutfit with a high-neck shift dress and gray wool coat. Throw on some vintage mod shades to soften the sleek lines of the look.

Get this look: Topshop Bonded Knit Coat ($125), Three Dots Short Sleeve Dress ($110), BP. 59mm Round Sunglasses ($14).

How are you styling your monochromatic outfits? Show us on Instagram and tag @cfashionista in your photos so we can see your twist on the trend!

Featured photo by @kindakaili.