The art of wearing one color head-to-toe is often easier said than done—while in theory it should be fairly brainless (pick a color, form an outfit around it, done), in practice such looks can quickly transform into amorphous, singular blobs. Celebrities regularly sport the trend and to ensure an on-point ensemble every time, they abide by two key formulas. (Solange is the queen, and follows both rules you’ll see ahead.) Here, we break down their looks so you, too, can confidently nail monochrome dressing with ease.
Nail Monochrome Dressing Like A Celeb
When in doubt, opt for a matching suit, which imparts overt sophistication via tailored separates. The resulting look is incredibly sleek—whether you sport a blazer or cape-like outerwear on top—plus allows you to experiment with colored accessories.
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The Esatto Heel
Gabby High-Rise Wide-Leg Pant
Valentine Tuxedo Inspired Blazer
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To break up the singularity of your color palette, add touches of texture—whether it's with a fuzzy coat, chunky knit or statement leather piece. The effect is effortlessly cool while still maintaining a fashion-girl bent.
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Leather Look Legging
Black Leather Lace Up Martini Heels
3.1 Phillip Lim
Petite Funnel Rib Body
Long Faux Fur Gilet