Dressing head to toe in one color is an art in itself and a great trend to follow. Quite a long time ago, wearing the same hue – or shades of it – from head-to-foot was seen as an excessively oversimplified method for getting dressed. But nowadays the monotone trend is impactful, elevates your look and for sure you leave a sparkle.
The tonal look could be carried out in two different ways:
One, multiple shades of the same color at once (think pink, rose, fuchsia and punch).
Secondly, sporting the same hue head to toe (think white on white).
Whether you’re a novice to tonal dressing or not, here are seven hints to enable you to get it right and look classy…
Top-to-toe white can make an elegant alternative to the classic all-black outfit for special occasions. If you are in doubt of the trend, pick a muted hue for subtle impact. If you’re going to try in a bold tone, make sure to keep the rest of your ensemble fuss free
Add a print
Tossing a print in with the general mish-mash truly breathes life into a tonal look. While wearing each of the one shade makes for a smooth gathering, a snazzy example (animal prints, flower prints really go well to this) won’t just add another measurement to your outfit, however, will likewise give it a more easygoing edge.
Play with different texture
Play around with texture to add depth to a single-color look. Contrast different textures like leather and knits for an interesting twist. Formal, casual, party you can carry all the looks by playing with the textures.
Accessorize to break up a monotone
Detailing can help in breaking a monotone. Be creative in detailing and choose your color wisely to accessorize. Adding a bag in a contrasting color to a total look is a nice touch that won’t make it any less impactful. Similarly, a belt in a clashing color is a welcome addition, particularly if you’re wearing a flowy dress that might otherwise mean you lose your waist. Such small details like a pop of another bright tone in the form of accessories can lift your ensemble and draw attention to the bag, belt or scarf. Some different color danglers or a nice bracelet on the wrist can also bring the twist.
Layering with different shades of the same color
Show as much of the shade as you can by opting for lots of layers, high necks, and long boots and leggings.
Tonal doesn’t have to mean literally top-to-toe. Sometimes, matching your shoe with the dress color can be overboard for a tonal look. One can wear a neutral tone shoe with the tonal look which won’t look weird.
Keeping it cool and straightforward is the key for a tonal look.
Mix casual and dressier pieces together
It is also a great way to mix casual and dressier pieces together. You can team up your formal pants in monotone with your dressier silk kurta’s. Team up your casual denim with your ethnic short kurti’s.
If new to tonal trend easy colors to try the looks are: Grey, Neutrals, Green, Blue, Black, and White.
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It’s a great trend to try if you are petite as it accentuates your height and gives you a classy look.
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