TOP THREE HIS­TOR­I­CAL EVENTS IN MONO­CHROME FASH­ION

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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.

MIROSLAVA DUMA

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

LEATHER JACKET,

FROM ACNE. KIT­TEN HEELS, FROM DIANE VON FURSTENBERG.

JEON DOYEON

WOOL JACKET, FROM MARC BY Y MARC JA­COBS. PPOLKA DOT HAND­BAG, FROM OOROTON.

MINISKIRT, FROM MANGO.

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