Monochrome Magic

Black and white – good old monochrome, it’s the perfect NON-colour palette and fashion knows it! That’s why it’s a perennial fashion favourite, and here we are again – singing the praises of monochrome magic.

It’s the easiest trend to wear as well. Your monochrome magic can be as bold or as subtle as you like. And when colour just isn’t floating your boat, it’s theperfect alternative. But monochrome magic can still be bright and bold.

Monochrome magic looks, well, magic, in a simple dress. Perfect for a wedding. Dalmations wear monochrome well, naturally, so steal there style in print! Add a simple white or black jacket to your monochrome dress,but ramp up the monochrome magic in your accessories.

monochome magic twoClockwise, from top left: Monochrome Bardot dress, £110, Debut @ Debenhams, bird print dress, £45, JOY, shift dress, £50, Principles by Ben De Lisi @ Debenhams, white jacket, £79, Betty Jackson Black @ Debenhams, clutch bag, £28, Star by Julien Macdonald @ Debenhams, dalmation dotty top, £14.99, H&M, wooden heel sandals, £59.99, New Look

Keep your monochrome magic casual with trousers and a knit, or a constrasing top. Add monochrome accessories. You can even do the folksy trend in monochrome – it doesn’t have to be clean lines.

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Clockwise, from top left: White trousers, £38, Star by Julien Macdonald @ Debenhams, striped knit, £30, was £90, French Connection, clutch bag, £18, Red Herring @ Debenhams, lace dress, £22.99, New Look, tunic dress, £24.99, New Look, shoes, £24.99 (were £55), Schuh, black and white top, £32, JOY

Make your monochrome magic laid-back and loud with bold prints on pieces, and sharp cuts.

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Clockwise,  from top left: Adidas Superstar Rize, £60, Schuh, trousers, £12.99, H&M, cold shoulder dress, £9.99, H&M, bag, £20, Red Herring @ Debenhams, cardigan, £39, JOY, dungarees, £17.99, New Look, skirt, £14.99, H&M