Life Changing Style Guide for Monochromatic Outfits ...

Lauren Booher

Life Changing Style Guide  for Monochromatic Outfits ...

Wondering how to style monochromatic outfits? Let’s start with the basics - what is monochromatic? Well, “mono” means one and “chromatic” means color, so the literal translation of this word is, one color. This does not necessarily mean your outfit may only consist of one shade or one specific color, however, you can choose to go this route, or veer off a little bit and wear the same overall color, just with different hues and tones as well as textures and shapes. When going about creating a monochromatic look, wearing multiple layers of different texture add depth to an outfit, while also giving you the chance to highlight, or downplay, certain parts of your body.

For example, if you have long legs and tend to carry your weight above the waist, consider white skinny jeans with a white blouse and white-to-cream faux fur vest or draped sweater; you’ll draw attention to a lean lower body. Monochromatic outfits are a great way to put all those great basics to good use and make our closets stretch just a little more by being able to amp up our favorite white tee or black blouse.

The days of “matchy, matchy” are upon us and these outfits are creating some chic and streamlined waves in the fashion world. Monochromatic looks are a breath of fresh air if mixing stripes with florals are not for you. And a little more simple too. If all these easy tricks to creating a stunning outfit haven’t convinced you to try this out, maybe this will help a little more: when dressing monochromatically, your outfit has one uninterrupted line from head to toe that elongates your figure, making you appear slimmer and taller than you actually are. And that's how to style monochromatic outfits.