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7 Monochrome Investment Pieces for aW ...

By Rosella

Monochrome is huge this winter! The best part about this trend is that it's easy to rock with some timeless pieces like these picks by guest contributor Rosella Pollard.

Get warmed up for winter with our picks of must-own monochrome clothing and accessories. Whether dressed up, dressed down or layered for warmth, monochrome is a long-time fashion staple and one that we’re channeling in full effect this A/W.

Table of contents:

  1. Acne pistol short ankle boots
  2. Preen by thornton bregazzi aiden printed pencil skirt
  3. Maison martin margiela black open-knit sweater
  4. Helmut lang black leather jacquard jacket
  5. Diptyque figuier scented candle
  6. Nudie jeans co high waisted skinny high kai jeans
  7. Cécile presque parisienne french bulldog t-shirt

1 ACNE Pistol Short Ankle Boots

The ACNE Pistol Short Ankle Boots are a classic example of good shoes, done well. Initially made famous for their jeans, Stockholm based label ACNE have been making waves in the fashion industry since 1996 with consistently cool investment pieces for the modern dresser.

These particular boots are a cross between motorcycle, cowboy and riding boots, and are highly favoured by celebrities far and wide with proud owners including Rachel Weisz and Keira Knightley. Put your stamp on the season with 2013’s most covetable boots.

2 Preen by Thornton Bregazzi Aiden Printed Pencil Skirt

Over the years, eminent fashion brand Preen have honed their unique talent for whipping up minimalist designs which ooze sophistication and elegance. Their latest collection is perhaps a deviation from the norm design wise, as hypereal prints and riotous colour palettes collide in a range which is brimming with innovation.

With a delicate pattern of white ferns and wild flowers, the Aiden Printed Pencil Skirt is a modern take on the classic black pencil skirt. The ideal transitional piece to take you from the office to the cocktail bar.

3 Maison Martin Margiela Black Open-Knit Sweater

Layer up with the Maison Martin Margiela Black Open-Knit Sweater. In this instance, the classic polo neck is given a cutting-edge overhaul. Layer with all black everything to make the maximum impact or pay homage to the current punk trend by layering over a plaid dress.

4 Helmut Lang Black Leather Jacquard Jacket

The iconic leather jacket is given an effortless update here as jacquard textures and leather material coexist to create the most luxurious outerwear garment we’ve ever laid eyes upon. Wear unzipped with a t-shirt dress and military boots or as pictured.

5 Diptyque Figuier Scented Candle

We’re interrupting this clothing and accessories series to tell you about this year’s most sought after candle. Every blogger possesses one, homes are filled with the fresh smell of lush woodland because of it, and well, just look at how beautiful the Diptyque Figuier Candle is- the design alone is enough to woo us! A must-buy investment for every house proud fashionista.

6 Nudie Jeans Co High Waisted Skinny High Kai Jeans

Looking for a justifiable reason to blow half of your rent money on a pair of jeans? Nudie have cornered the luxurious denim market with their flawless line of raw selvedge jeans sourced from Japanese textile factories. A staple buy which will last for decades.

7 Cécile Presque Parisienne French Bulldog T-shirt

What’s not to love about a statement t-shirt which acknowledges the collegiate trend and a parisienne bulldog and manages to make both look effortlessly chic? Introducing London based label Cécile, masters of contemporary clothing and luxe-basics. Indulge your playful side with this ultra-cute wardrobe addition.

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