6 Effortless Outfits That Make a Strong Case for Monochrome
I may physically still be wearing crop tops, shell necklaces, and minidresses (don't @ me), but mentally, I'm very much in the thick of fall. In preparation for the upcoming season, I've been fanatically saving images of the chicest cool-weather looks popping up on my social feeds as if it's my full-time job. And as I flip through my "saved" section, I've noticed a recurring theme: monochromatic outfits. There's something about these tonal looks that feels so polished in that effortless way I'm always trying to achieve.
Since I'm newer to this trend and will admit it feels strangely daunting, I asked two style experts how they're wearing tonal outfits for fall. Both Cheralee Lyle and Krystal Bick are the epitome of chic New York women, and their monochromatic looks are some of the best I've seen (these ones here are all Theory available at Bloomingdale's). Lyle tells me the key to making a single-shade outfit feel intentional is by "finding pieces in different textures or fabrics," and Bick gives me an almost identical answer and an assertive, "I can't stress this enough!" (they must hang out).
Don't worry; they both have plenty more advice where that came from (e.g., neutrals are most definitely the place to start for an epic monochromatic outfit).
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