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Here's how you can master tonal dressing like a street style pro

Here's how you can master tonal dressing like a street style pro

Monochromatic mastery

Text: Wei Yeen Loh


The street style set at Paris Couture Week SS19 has dictated that this trend isn't going anywhere just yet

You've seen shades of brown artfully mastered by the street style crowd at the recent men's fashion week, but what about tonal dressing that incorporates other hues you wouldn't think of wearing from top to toe? While this trend has been around since 2017, it's only recently that both celebs and brands have been donning looks featuring varying tones of one hue. Case in point: the street style bunch at Paris Couture Week most recently.

The key is to work with complementary shades from the start, then infuse another contrasting colour (by way of accessories, we suggest) to shake up the look. Alternatively, you can layer different proportions and textures for added dimension to your #ootd i.e. throw on a velvet coat over tweed separates for a hint of unpredictability.  

Below, take a leaf out of the books of these stylish folk and wear your favourite colour from head-to-toe (in varying tones):

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