How to Wear the Monochrome Trend

Joan Smalls

Kendall Jenner (in a Jonathan Simkhai top and Solace London trousers) and sister Kylie prove two coordinating looks are better than one.

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Ciara is truly the master of monochrome—as this tan silk robe and skirt (with matching nude pumps) proves.

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Joan Smalls keeps it simple in a burgundy tee and leggings, paired with a coordinating choker and burnt orange sneakers.


Zendaya always gets it right. Wearing Lie Sangbong, she shows the key to wearing multiple prints is to keep it all in the same hue, with crisp silhouettes.

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Everyone knows the secret to pulling off a classic monochromatic look is to incorporate several different textures. Gigi Hadid takes this a step further with a custom Mikhael Kale jacket and Christian Louboutin booties.

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Denim is the gateway to full-on coordination. Jessica Alba dips a toe in the trend in Michael Kors.

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Is clashing still a thing? According to this Dior Couture look Zoe Kravitz wore to the brand’s cruise show, no, it is not.

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Blake Lively famously wore ten looks in one day while promoting her recent film, “The Age of Adeline.” Luckily, one of them was this three piece suit from Cushnie et Ochs’s Fall 2015 collection.


Kate Bosworth always gets it right. The actress took to Coachella in a white lace-up Equipment “Knox” blouse, floral skirt, and Coach “Rivets Dakotah” bag. Tan sandals added just the right pop of color.

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Is it really a trend if Rihanna doesn’t participate? The bad gal style star rounds out the list in an Opening Ceremony two-piece and a Prada bag.

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