Trend Alert: The New Monochrome

This is definitely the trend that keeps on giving! It’s been around for a little while now and it’s certainly not going anywhere soon. What I love about this trend is its versatility – anyone can take it, and make it their own. So let’s look a two different ways you can try this trend for Spring! First off we have the Subtle Monochrome – fun and fresh black and white prints that are softer and more feminine that the “traditional” monochrome. I also love this trend for people who find bold black and white too harsh for their colouring. This is a much softer way to wear those strong colours next to your face. Pretty prints, soft fabrics and relaxed shapes make up this take on the trend. Here’s are a few examples from EziBuy…

Soft monochromeSHOP THE LOOK: Next Zip Details Shoes | Emerge Bomber Jacket | Emerge Shirt Dress

But if you want to try a more edgy, bolder take on the trend, Graphic Monochrome is for you. Strong shapes, graphic prints and colour blocking are the hallmarks for this take on the monochrome trend.

This trend works best with clean, structured shapes for that more androgynous look. Be bold with your print placement – this trend is not for the wallflower, you are going to stand out!

Graphic monochrome

SHOP THE LOOK: Emerge Paris Tee | Pointed Leather Flats | Two Tone Shopper Bag | Capture Structured Dress

Bonus stylist tip: Add a pop of colour to really update this trend! Whether it’s in the print itself, or with an accessory, monochrome isn’t as “black and white” as it used to be.

A trend for all – just what I love to see. No matter what your shape, size, colouring, lifestyle or age, there is something in this for everyone! Are you going to give it a go?

Until Next Time

Happy Shopping

Cait xoxo


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