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How to Wear a Monochromatic Outfit

Brown Monochromatic Outfit

September 23, 2022

I’m Abby!.
I'm a certified & published fashion stylist located in Silicon Valley with speciality in personal styling, color analysis and runway, commercial, and editorial styling.

A lot of people are used to hearing the terms monochromatic and achromatic but might not know the difference. Today I am going to break down what monochromatic means, share with you the benefits of wearing a monochromatic outfit, and monochromatic outfit examples. These are key techniques for helping you dress your best! Stay tuned for how to wear an achromatic outfit next week!

What does Monochromatic Mean?

Monochromatic is a color scheme that involves variations of one color. For example, you might wear different shades of brown; i.e. dark brown, brown, coffee, mocha, tan, camel, and cream.

Benefits of Wearing Monochromatic Colors

  • Increases height 
  • Lengthens triangle & inverted triangle body shapes


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