How to Level Up Monochrome Outfits

February 10, 2021

Going monochrome is the best way to have a chic and stylish looking outfit. If done correctly, a monochromatic look can be just as show-stopping as a fancy dress or statement outerwear. Instead of choosing many different colors that divide your silhouette into blocks, you can wear colors of a single hue. The key to creating a monochromatic ensemble is to combine different shades and hues of the same color. Here's a big list of the best monochrome outfits of the color palette.

Back In Black

You want to add visual interest, depth, and dimension to your look so it’s not one-dimensional or boring.


Rich Burgundy

Choose this rich, burgundy color, especially on the winter days that you can layer your outfit with different pieces.


Missguided, burgundy vinyl high waisted pants, $30.00

Parfois, Knitted High Neck Sweater,$59.99

Cream White

Make sure you mix texture and cut within your monochromatic outfit!


H&M, Long Wool-blend Coat $99.00

Baby Blue

Some texture combinations you can try pairing together are denim and chiffon, leather and cotton, suede and silk, wool and sequins.  


Aritzia, Wilfred Lorin SweaterAlpaca-blend turtleneck sweater, $63.99

Tillys, Light Blue Jogger Sweatpants , $26.99

Purple Haze

Purple as royal and in many cases purple is still considered a hue that represents power. Go for a leather skirt and a chunky, oversized knit sweater on top to create some balance.



H&M, Knit Sweater, $24.99

H&M, Calf-length Skirt, $29.99

H&M, Faux Fur-trimmed Coat, $79.99

Pastel Pink

Choose a ribbed midi dress in pastel pink color and style it with a fluffy fur to add a bit volume. Complete with light pink sandals, a small tote and gold accessories.


Alice & Olivia, Ribbed Turtleneck Dress, $350.00

Missguided, feather diamante heeled sandals, $28.00

Chocolate Brown

This color is so popular this season that couldn't be missing from this list. A coffee, cholocate brown set is all you'll need to glow. Style it with an animal-printed shoulder bag and your fave heels.


Zara, Faux Leather Blazer in Brown, 19.99

Aritzia, Melina Long PantHigh-waisted Vegan Leather pants, $148


For this spring, experiment in new things, including your clothing preferences. Green is a cool color that symbolizes nature and represents tranquility, good luck and health. Its shades like pistachio, olive, lime combined together, can give outstanding results. Mix and match textures, but keep in mind that the final look should have harmony and balance.


The ultimate 'Dad' suit with chunky hoops and comfy sneakers will be your next daily outfit!

&Other Stories, Belted High Waist Trousers, $44

The Frankie Shop, Mint corduroy shorts, $112

Boohoo, Oversized Double Breasted Dad Blazer, $30.00

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