Fashion | 30th March 2016

Spice up your Monochrome

Celine box bag, white shirt, silk scarf, street style

Monochrome has been a big ‘thing’ of mine for years now and if I’m ever stuck for something to wear, I head for those black & whites.  However, I’ve recently found myself wanting to take my monochrome outfits to the next level, and I’ve done this with accessories.  

I’m very much a neutral colour palette kind of girl, come summer there may be a few seasonal colours injected into my wardrobe but we’re certainly not talking acid brights, no no, for me that will never happen.  But, when it comes to accessories I’m game for being a bit more daring.  Buying these red Gucci shoes recently was a pretty big deal for me as normally I tend to only invest in classic colours (black, beige, grey)  but you guys twisted my arm on Snapchat and you weren’t wrong!  I love them, these shoes have not only become companions for my Saint Laurent tote bag but are adding a much needed pop of colour to outfits like this.  Let’s imagine this look with a monochrome scarf and without those shoes, lets swap in a pair of classic black courts.  It’s still a chic outfit but it says nothing, it’s those small pops of colour which transform this look into something totally street style worthy.

So the next time you find yourself reaching for those black & whites, why not spice up your monochrome with some colourful accessories.

white shirt, silk scarf, ankle grazer trousers, celine box bag, red gucci shoes

black celine box bag, white shirt, silk scarf tied around the neck

white shirt, silk scarf neckerchief, celine box bag, street style

ankle grazers, white shirt, silk scarf, celine box bag, red suede gucci shoes, SS16


Outfit Details

Shirt – Zara (Similar here)

Scarf – Vintage (Similar here)

Trousers – Dorothy Perkins

Shoes – Gucci

Bag – Jessica Buurman

Sunglasses – Topshop

Shot with the Olympus PEN E-PL7 using the 75mm Lens

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