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Fashion: Decoding the monochromatic look

BySarah Mirza
Feb 20, 2021 09:23 PM IST

Whether it’s wearing an outfit featuring colours of a single palette or dressing in one hue from top to bottom, here’s how you can ace the monochrome game in seven different ways

“You can never go wrong with a monochromatic look,” says designer Shantanu Mehra of Shantanu & Nikhil when we approach him for his views on this trend. “A monochrome palette is one family of colours,” explains fashion designer Nachiket Barve. Whereas monotone dressing is all about wearing the same colour from head to toe.

Embrace the monochrome look; Location: Warehouse Cafe; Art direction: Amit Malik; Styling: Avneet Chadha; Styling assistant: Tanya Aggarwal; Make-up and hair: Shaan; Model: Prabhjot Kaur (Hari Nair)
Embrace the monochrome look; Location: Warehouse Cafe; Art direction: Amit Malik; Styling: Avneet Chadha; Styling assistant: Tanya Aggarwal; Make-up and hair: Shaan; Model: Prabhjot Kaur (Hari Nair)
This look is perfect for a fancy picnic or lunch with your BFF; Top, Zara; pants, Marks & Spencer; scarf and shoes, H&M; earrings, Shein (Hari Nair)
This look is perfect for a fancy picnic or lunch with your BFF; Top, Zara; pants, Marks & Spencer; scarf and shoes, H&M; earrings, Shein (Hari Nair)
Wear silhouettes that show your skin in the right places to add spark to a single-hued outfit; Dress and sneakers, Zara; scarf (worn as a bandana) FabIndia; jacket, Ikks (Hari Nair)
Wear silhouettes that show your skin in the right places to add spark to a single-hued outfit; Dress and sneakers, Zara; scarf (worn as a bandana) FabIndia; jacket, Ikks (Hari Nair)
A monochrome suit worn with minimal clashing colours and simple accessories works best; Top, Top Shop; pant suit, Fab Alley;bracelet, Outhouse; earrings, Myntra;bag, Fendi; heels, stylist’s own (Hari Nair)
A monochrome suit worn with minimal clashing colours and simple accessories works best; Top, Top Shop; pant suit, Fab Alley;bracelet, Outhouse; earrings, Myntra;bag, Fendi; heels, stylist’s own (Hari Nair)
Break the monotony of your monotone look by pairing a piece in either a different fabric or set, and throwing in a matching bag and belt; Top and dress (worn as a skirt), Faballey; bag, Gucci; earrings and belt, Shein; heels, Koovs (Hari Nair)
Break the monotony of your monotone look by pairing a piece in either a different fabric or set, and throwing in a matching bag and belt; Top and dress (worn as a skirt), Faballey; bag, Gucci; earrings and belt, Shein; heels, Koovs (Hari Nair)
Keep balance in mind when styling two monotone outfits; Dress, Marks & Spencer; jeans and sneakers, Zara (Hari Nair)
Keep balance in mind when styling two monotone outfits; Dress, Marks & Spencer; jeans and sneakers, Zara (Hari Nair)
A dress styled with a check shirt is the perfect example for those looking to style varied separates to put together a monochromatic look; Body suit, Marks & Spencer; skirt and shirt, United Colors of Benetton; bag, Tiger Marron; earrings Ajio; bracelet, Outhouse; belt, Shein (Hari Nair)
A dress styled with a check shirt is the perfect example for those looking to style varied separates to put together a monochromatic look; Body suit, Marks & Spencer; skirt and shirt, United Colors of Benetton; bag, Tiger Marron; earrings Ajio; bracelet, Outhouse; belt, Shein (Hari Nair)
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