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Fashion to me is a priority, but more than a priority it is my individuality wrapped up in the arms of trends that takes a flight to a land of everything chic and classy!
Monochrome and minimalism styling is a fashionistas hardest work of fashion. It is a job that doesn’t require skills, but the passion of dignity, creativeness, motive and thinking power. Yes! More than a job it is a duty of showing a work of art needing a place in the industry filled with trends.
For e.g. If a person is getting enticed and confident with the look he/she is putting on then it means the work was successful and prior need no amount of polishing. But when you have so much going on in the fashion industry itself, there seem less amount of time for trends, but most amount of time for monochrome fashion because monochrome fashion is not something that will go by time.
It is a fashion statement that has come here to stay forever. Plus, this style of fashion is not some fancy and polished out words of fashion industry that makes an individual take a journey to a fashion land, but is more of a field of showing what sophistication and classy looks when it is all put together on a gorgeous body.
Why do we need a monochrome fashion when there are trends that look good and pops up every day in our instagram page?
To answer that I would say, “trends doesn’t really last years or even months”. It comes, it pops up and then leaves. During this period whatever trendy clothes that a person has bought goes down the lane. Their clothes just pile up in the wardrobe and there is nothing you can do about it, so instead of piling up your untready clothes, why not you opt for something that is going to last for years and decades. Plus, if done right a monochromatic dress can be just as show-stopping as a statement jacket or a patterned dress. Hence, if you are ready, then let me walk you through the ins and outs about monochrome fashion, monochromatic colours and how to actually style the existing pieces of your outfits in a monochromatic outfit.
If you think monochrome fashion is dull, boring and one colour, then Oh My God! It is not, because in fashion terms, it is a style of dressing that involves wearing separates of one colour which has similar shade and different textures to make your outfit look all put together. The joy of creating monochrome is not solely based on, black on black or white on white, but is something that can be done with any choice of your colour and trust me when you do it right, it will give a boss lady vibe to your whole personality.
For styling, you can go to your wardrobe and take out everything. Select a colour that you would want to wear. While selecting, go for something that will make your skin glow and is suiting you in the best way. Now, that you have all the clothes out and the colour is also selected, then look out for these specific tips:
A mix of texture adds oomph to your whole outfit. If you are going with a satin cami on top, then go for some cotton pants at the bottom. The mix of texture that you can try out can be leather and cotton, wool and sequins, chiffon and denim, satin and cotton. Also, while pairing everything together, keep in mind the shoes too, cause when your whole outfit is monochrome then you don’t want a pop of colour to ruin the style.
From how to look classy to how to look trendy, balancing plays a major role and is a key in any type of outfit. Whether you’re going for a trendy outfit or a monochromatic outfit, you need to achieve a balance in your outfit. Now, the act of balancing can be described as wearing a form-fitted piece of clothing on the upper half to wearing a loose fitted piece of clothing on the lower half and vice versa.
If you have trouble with selecting colours, then opt for some neutrals like navy, black, gray, brown, white and tan. These are the colours that you most probably be having in your wardrobe and is easy to play with. So, at the very beginning of your monochrome styling, play with these colours and then go for other variants like red, teal, maroon, pink, rust etc.
Therefore, now that you know some of the tips for rocking that monochrome fashion look, then go ahead and try out yourself. Sometimes go easy and sometime go bold because fashion is creating your own comfortable style in a unique way. So, rock it the next time you go to your college or office. Plus, if you want some tips on professional dressing as well then head over to the how to dress professionally article to further get in depth detail on office and work life dressing.