A Neutral Monochrome Look & Tips For Styling A Monochromatic Outfit


2499-2 (1 of 1)Outfit Details:

Top:  Ann Taylor Triacetate Split Neck Tunic

Bottom:  Cream Wide Leg Pants (Old); Similar here and here

Shoes:  J. Crew Sandal (Old); Similar here and here

Bag:  Rebecca Minkoff Quilted Mini Affair

I’ve always been a fan of neutral tones, and I really love incorporating them into my wardrobe.  Neutral tones have a way of giving an outfit a refined look, and they are truly easy to style and pair with almost anything in your closet.  One of the ways I personally enjoy styling neutrals are in monochrome looks, because these outfits can be easy to pull together, and to me, they look stylish and not overdone.

L1002503L1002507L1002504L1002500L1002506L1002511For this neutral monochrome outfit, I paired my Ann Taylor Triacetate Split Neck Tunic, with my cream wide leg pants.  I accessorized with my J. Crew Sandal, and my Rebecca Minkoff Quilted Mini Affair bag.  I’m really happy that I purchased this Ann Taylor Tunic, because it was perfect to pair with my cream wide leg pants for a monochrome look, but also because I can see my my self pairing it with other items in my closet from black and tan to denim.  If you like monochrome looks, in today’s “Style Guide”, I’m sharing a few tips for styling a monochromatic outfit.

Style Guide:  Tips For Styling A Monochromatic Outfit

Commit To One Shade – Start by selecting one color that you like and that suits you to build your look.

Incorporate Different Tones – Try incorporating different shades (lighter or darker) of the one color you choose for your look.

Try Different Textures – Add some interest to your monochrome look by mixing textures like lace and leather or suede.

Add Contrasting Accessories – Accessories in contrasting colors help to break up the look, and keep it from looking over the top.   

I hope these tips have given you a few ideas for easily styling a monochrome look.  You can shop the items in this post by clicking the links above in “Outfit Details”, or you can visit the Shop Fashion Page here.  Also, you can shop Lulu With Grace partner sales and promotions here.  New partner sales and promotions have recently been added.

Thanks for reading!


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  1. Rachel
    August 12, 2016 / 11:07 pm

    Another gorgeous look, with amazing tips!!! Great post as usual!!!

  2. Shannon
    August 13, 2016 / 12:08 am

    Wow, amazing outfit and beautiful photos! Love your blog posts!

  3. Morgan
    August 13, 2016 / 9:43 am

    I love monochrome looks, they are so classic! Your neutral monochrome outfit is really nice and I love the tunic top! Love your style as always!

  4. Donna
    August 13, 2016 / 1:55 pm

    So pretty! I need this entire outfit! Thanks for sharing and for the tips too!

  5. Shannon
    August 13, 2016 / 7:35 pm

    Always so stylish! I simply adore this look! Really nice post!!!

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