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#MenStyleTips 7 ways to rock the monochrome trend

Colour can be hard to deal with and when you remove colors from your closet, every piece is the same. Monochrome, which means black and white can help shed pounds.

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How to wear monochrome

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Colour can be hard to deal with and when you remove colors from your closet, every piece is the same. Monochrome, which means black and white can help shed pounds.

It is also known as fashion week’s unofficial uniform. Make the most of this trick by bringing this style to your everyday looks with these 7 tips:

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Casual jobs

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  • Casual jobs: Casual dress codes doesn’t mean gymwear. A fitted white crew neck T-shirt, polo or Oxford button-down worn with cropped black trousers and white trainers should work. Even though you keep the sneakers consistent, switch up the pant options.

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Corporate look

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  • Formal settings: Navy isn’t the only stylish option. Try charcoal, particularly darker, almost-black shades, to balance out formal and boring. Get it in a slim cut, with a subtle notch lapel. For great pairing, style your charcoal suit with a classic white formal shirt and either a black or black and white micro-patterned tie.

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Black tie

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  • Black tie: Black makes you look smart for evening events.  Try to stray from the usual. A great look would be a black suit paired with a black roll neck and black shoes. Also, a velvet or jacquard blazer adds elegance, while a standard single-breasted two-piece suit is simple and classic. Finish off the look with a black handkerchief with a white polka dot for some extra flair and style.

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Night out

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  • Night on the town: Try black and white pieces that balance smart and casual, such as a black leather biker or slim bomber, slim black denim and a white crew neck tee or button-down. Or instead, a blazer and your trainers can work.

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Smart casual

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  • Smart-Casual: In regards to dress codes, the usual smart-casual can become complex when colour’s involved. Instead try a black wool blazer and pair of chalk white chinos (or vice versa). You can also wear a tee or shirt underneath, depending on what you’re going for, and finish off with a pair of minimal leather trainers or Chelsea boots.

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Off duty

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  • Down time: Athleisure’s signature combination of sporty silhouettes and smart fabrics is a natural fit for monochrome. Look great with easy pieces like loopback cotton sweatshirts and hoodies, tapered joggers, lightweight bombers, and trainers, trying various versions of black and white until you hit your ideal look.

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Summer time

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  • Summer time: When the summer hits, you can make some subtle changes, like switching heavier materials for breathable cottons and linens, longer sleeves for shorter sleeves, trousers for shorts, and stashing your socks in preparation for soaring temperatures.

Let us know what you think of the monochrome trend and how else you wear it below.

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