Monochrome: A Fab Transitional Look

Monochrome is back this autumn to help us transition from the questionable (!) summer weather to chilly autumn days. This classic yet bold trend will give you an air of sophistication with the versatility to carry you through the week of work and nights out to a relaxed modern weekend style. Monochrome ultimately makes the perfect statement whatever age you may be. Take a look below at celebrities rocking the trend, catwalk inspiration and finally fab, affordable High Street buys to do the look.

Celebrities in Monochrome

Take inspiration from the following celebs for classic monochrome style.

Alexa Chung


  • A stylish, elegant look where every item of clothing works for day and night 
  • Blazers are a smart way to keep warm and make a subtle statement.
  • Monochrome shirts are an instant hit, seen all over the catwalk and High Street, perfect for any age, shape and size.




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Alicia Keys  


  • If there is one dress that should be purchased for the coming season, it's this one. Versatile, flattering and very chic!  








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Olivia Palermo


  • A simple black bow can add the finishing touch to a plain white shirt.
  • Everybody needs a well fitting black cardigan to casually throw on - adds an instant Chanel feel.








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Monochrome Catwalk Highlights

From chunky knits and amazing prints to super sharp tuxedo suits, every inch of this trend has been covered to see you through the autumn winter season. Here is a selection of catwalk images to inspire you (hover over the bottom of the image to replay slideshow).

Monochrome High Street Must-Haves

Monochrome is easy to spot on the Hight Street and even easier to wear. Simple colour blocked garments give an instant lift to a dull and tired wardrobe. Check out the High Street pieces to snap up right now and then be worn season after season.

Mango, Two Tone Trench Coat


A statement coat to add a chic look to a simple outift.

Warehouse, Oriental Floral Printed Shrug


A fab piece to freshen up your wardrobe and a perfect weight to take you through from summer into the cooler months.

George Asda, Moda Monochrome Sleeveless Blouse


A striking colour blocked vest with flattering central panel - a great top all year round!

Mango, Contrasted Shiny Shirt


A fab tipped shirt which offers a stylish modern update to a plain white shirt. Would look fab tucked into black tapered tailored trousers. 

M&S Autograph, Colour Block Shift Dress 


 A simple yet stunning dress which could take you from the boardroom to the bar - a fabulous investment for all. 

Hobbs, Coco Dress 


Channel Chanel with this charming dress. Keep it feminine with statement heels or go for a more edgey look with shoe boots. The collar and cuffs are detachable so you get two dresses in one - bonus!

Elizabeth and James, Sadie Dress


I LOVE THIS DRESS! A perfect blend of clean lines and statement monochrome colours with the soft draped layer to add a feminine touch. An absolute winner for any occasion!

Statement Accessories

            Oasis, Lock Tote Bag



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