The latest trends have landed for the new season ahead. Currently, stores are filling their clothing racks with the newest must-have; Monochrome. Black and white is an elegant and classic look, a failsafe for every occasion.
Don’t get me wrong I love incorporating colour, florals and prints into my outfits, but every once in a while I crave an effortlessly chic outfit and Monochrome is where is it at. The number one reason I love this trend is because it is so easy. For me monochrome is a trend with longevity, meaning that you probably have an assortment of pieces in your wardrobe already, providing plenty of opportunities to ‘shop’ from items that you already own. This means that even when it is not flagged as a ‘seasonal-must’ you can it wear anyway. Although, I would never discourage you from hitting the shops…
Here are a couple of my favourite ways to inject monochrome into wardrobe this season:
For minimalists, everywhere monochrome hits the spot; with white-on-white and black-on-black, are an instant winner in the wardrobe department.
This summer, white-on-white, provides a fresh and clean look, incorporating neutrals to create the perfect day look or a ‘slightly’ off white knit for those casual cool summers nights. But if you consider black and white not enough and you need something more, this trend easily lends itself to add a pop of colour through a statement shoe or clutch.
Monochrome accessories are an easy and affordable way to update your wardrobe. They will never go out of style and be a great investment and most likely match alongside pieces you already own; think big cat-eye sunglasses or a chic clutch in black, white or ebony. Make a statement by contrasting monochrome accessories alongside a bold print.
Stripes and spots
Create a bold look through monochrome prints. The black and white spot print is my new favourite trend for this spring, present in my latest purchase; Witchery’s Animal Print Pants, which have become an instant wardrobe favourite. Paired with a basic black or white tee and bejeweled flats for day or my sky high strappy heels and a statement clutch for an evening with my ladies.
For those not bold enough to brave the animal print pants, a monochrome heel or clutch works just as well, ensuring you are on trend for this season.
Whatever your fashion personality monochrome is the easiest trend to tackle, which can be interpreted in whatever way you feel most comfortable.