How to wear the monochrome trend Chic and easy.

There’s no denying that the monochrome trend is chic. Dressing head-to-toe in the same colour is flattering, elegant and time-saving. But be careful, although the monochrome trend may seem easy, there are a few points you should consider before throwing together your head-to-toe monochromatic outfit.

How to wear monochrome outfits without looking boring?

Sometimes a monochrome look can feel a bit dull. Monochromatic doesn’t mean that you have to wear the same solid colour from head to toe. You can play with different shades of the same colour and different textures too. In fact, mixing materials make your look more interesting. For example; pair a sequin skirt with a bulky cable knit pullover. Try a silk shirt with leather pants. Also, you can mix a chiffon or satin skirt with a denim jacket.

How to rock the monochrome trend?

Monochrome elongates the body, so it is an excellent choice for Petites, and when worn wisely, can be incredibly flattering for all body types. You can use the different shades of the colour you chose in your advantage; wear the lighter hues on the parts of your body you want to emphasize and the darker shades where you would instead draw less attention.

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Navy Blue

According to Pantone, navy blue is the colour of 2020. You can never go wrong with navy. It is a neutral and elegant colour that suits everyone. If you’re blond and with a very fair complexion, Navy Blue is an excellent option instead of black.


One of the most versatile hues, from nude to camel, beige is the go-to colour for elegant office looks. Accessories like a bag with a golden chain and gold jewellery go very well with your beige look.

Forest Green

A dark green monochromatic look elongates the silhouette and looks classy, whether you wear a solid green outfit or different shades of this beautiful tone together. Forest green is one of the hues designers chose for this year’s spring.


Monochromatic grey outfits are effortlessly chic and sophisticated. Pay attention to match your garments with silver jewellery for the right effect.

Bright colours

If you’re tired of wearing all-black outfits, this is the right time to experiment with bright colours. Yellow is one of my favourite colours, it brightens any outfit and you can wear it all year round. Red is another good option for the daring fashionista and totally on-trend this season.

Title photo: Giovanna Battaglia Engelbert during Milan Fashion Week. All photos via Shutterstock

By Selma

I am the editor-in-chief of and co-founder of I have also been working as creative director at, a marketing agency headquartered in Vienna, Austria, with offices in Hamburg, Germany, and Madrid, Spain.