TOP THREE HISTORICAL EVENTS IN MONOCHROME FASHION
Comme des Garçons revolutionised the fashion industry when in 1981, it introduced its anti-fashion approach that was so out there. Till today, the brand’s collection comprises of distressed fabrics, deconstructed silhouettes, and stark monochromes.
3.1 PHILLIP LIM FALL/ WINTER 2013
MARY QUANT The blackand-white chequerboard pattern has come to be synonymous with London and the Swinging Sixties, much like miniskirt populist Mary Quant – an iconic designer known for her love of monochrome ensembles.
COCO CHANEL It was Coco Chanel who first introduced the world to the little black dress. The year was 1926, which marked the debut of the basic colours into fashion.
Go for textured or patterned leather separates for that extra
zest to your badbad-girl look.
Don’t be afraid to inject faux fur
or mohair into your look. Style it with coats or cool handbags.
COMME DES GARÇONS 1992
FROM ACNE. KITTEN HEELS, FROM DIANE VON FURSTENBERG.
WOOL JACKET, FROM MARC BY Y MARC JACOBS. PPOLKA DOT HANDBAG, FROM OOROTON.
MINISKIRT, FROM MANGO.