The fashion world can broadly be divided up into people who love colour and those who feel most comfortable in soft beiges and muted tones. It’s fair to say that the fashion gods have not looked kindly upon the former crowd the past few seasons. Thanks to designers such as Nanushka, A.W.A.K.E and Lemaire, the world has become awash with head-to-toe camel-coloured ensembles and biscuit-toned basics, which were not only embraced in the summer months but have also spread like wildfire this winter.
While I will always have time for the expensive-looking power of earthy hues, I’ve recently experienced a serious case of beige fatigue. This is saying something because I am firmly in the colour-ambivalent camp, and have to force myself to add notes of colour into my wardrobe of navy, brown and black. However, over the last few months, I’ve found the sea of same tones has grown a little repetitive, and, in my opinion, in need of a little excitement this spring.
Fellow monochrome lovers, this one’s for you. If you’re someone who cringes at the sight of rainbow brights, I’ve put together a minimalist’s cheat sheet for injecting colour into your wardrobe this February. Scroll down to see my top tips and shop the key pieces.