An Everyday Guide to Monochromatic Style


[mon-uh-kroh-mat-ik] adjective: all the colors (tints, tones, and shades) of a single hue.

Cream to charcoal, modern to boho, work to play, a monochromatic palette lends an easy sophistication  to your personal style. Wearing one hue head-to-toe doesn’t mean wearing one color head-to-toe. We put together 6 looks that any OC style lover can rock, on or off duty.

A few styling tips when styling in one hue: 1. Adding texture like, cashmere and suede will add depth to your look. 2. Neutral accessories including bags, shoes and even jewelry will lend to the overall monochromatic styling.

Katie Cream Chic 1

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Sweater: Theory (similar)// Pants: French Connection from Taim// Shoes: Cathy Jean// Vegan Leather Bag: Urban Expressions

katie Cream boho 2

Katie Cream Boho1

Kimono & Bells: Novelly Royale from Swirl Boutique// Tank: Show me your Mumu from the Shop. Laguna// Shoes: Rebecca Minkoff from Z Collection (sold out)// Jewelry: Sibilia coming soon to Adrift

Katie Boyfriend Blue 1

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Top: Félicité from the Shop. Laguna// Boyfriend Jeans: Mavi Jeans from Taim// Sunglasses: Le Specs from Taim// Bracelet: Sibilia coming soon to Adrift// Handbag: // Shoes: Steve Madden

Katie Maxi 1

Katie Maxi 2

Tee: L.A. Made from the Shop. Laguna

Katie Camel 1

Katie camel 2

Tee: RVCA from the Shop.// Jeans: Henri & Belle from Adrift// Shoes: Steve Madden// Jacket: similar// All Jewelry: Sibilia

Katie Black 2

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Dress: Monrow from Isla Boutique// Vest: H&M (no longer available) Shoes: Zara// Necklace & Earrings: Sibilia coming soon to Adrift

A special Thanks to the Agency Showroom for providing the Sibilia Jewelry coming soon to Adrift.

Model: Katie Collins// Hair & Make-up: Rachael Dickens// Stylist: Styled by KatieKatie O’Sullivan// Photography: Rachael Dickens// Set Manager: Natalie Dickens