Happy Easter En Rouge: 5 Monochromatic Outfit ideas

Hi everyone,

Happy Saturdays! I know, yet another day in the confinement of our home. Anyway, I hope that you are doing well.  When I was a kid, my mother used to always dressed me in red for Easter. Go figure! For her, the color red means victory and as Easter is  the celebration of the resurrection of Jesus Christ, she never understood the reason why people wear pastel colors during that period let alone yellow - Yellow to her means treason -lol. Anyway, today I am sharing 5 outfit monochromatic outfit ideas featuring the color red. All pieces came from my wardrobe - and I must admit that some pieces are archaic.  Anyway, Happy Easter everyone and I hope that you will enjoy this new serie.

Different shades of Red
Monochromatic color wheel
The word “monochromatic” breaks down into two pieces: “mono” meaning single and “chromatic” meaning color. So a monochromatic outfit would consist of pieces of one color.

This doesn’t mean that you would only wear solid black or solid red from head to toe. No, the joy of the monochromatic fashion trend is wearing different shades and tints of the same color, these are monochromatic colors. A common misconception is that monochrome dressing means wearing black and white (and sometimes grey). But it actually just means wearing separates of one colour. Any color. Mono = one and chrome = color, so, therefore, you can wear different shades of a single color to create an overall tonal look.

Make sure you mix textures within your monochromatic outfit! You want to add visual interest, depth, and dimension to your look so it’s not one-dimensional or boring. We have seen a lot of monochromatic looks on the runway lately using some bold colors such as red, orange and indigo blue. A monochromatic look is so effortlessly chic and timeless. Monochromatic outfits are also great for petite women (like me). Dressing monochromatically can make you appear taller and slimmer because a monochromatic outfit creates one seamless line from head to toe. Try it and see!

The looks in a video:

I hope that you enjoyed the post as much as I had fun creating it. Don't forget to leave me a comment and let me know your thoughts. I would like to know what is your favorite monochromatic color look. I can't wait to read your thoughts. Happy Easter everyone and Stay home, Stay safe!

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  1. Moumous, I love that back story about wearing red for Easter! And I love red! It looks amazing on you. These are fabulous outfits, but that first one with the red turban is absolutely draw dropping gorgeous!


    1. yes the first 2 looks are my favorite :-).Thank you :-)

  2. Gorgeous in red. Red is an Easter color so your mama was right! We dye our eggs red for Easter.

    1. lol- for the new generation Easter = pastel colors mostly yellow. lmao :-)

  3. You look stunning in red! I never know yellow meant treason! Monochromatic looks are probably my favourite. Thanks for linking at #WowOnWednesday.

    1. Hello Gail - That meaning probably come in my culture. A lot of people around me - mostly elder people- think that yellow means treason and a few says "jealousy". At least the last is more common.

  4. Loving all these red looks, you look great! I think I need to wear more often now!

    Life is a Shoe

  5. I am adoring these monochromatic looks! You look stunning in red! I really enjoyed this post. Wishing you a very Happy Easter.
    Lucy Bertoldi

  6. Red look good on me according to many and you give me some ideas with those outfit. Great post!

  7. What fun monochrome outfits! you look great in red :)

    Hope that you had a lovely Easter :) Thanks so much for joining the #WeekdayWearLinkup! A new link up is live on my blog now, I'd love you to join again.

    Away From Blue

    1. Thank you Mica - Easter went well. I hope you had fun. XO,

  8. You look gorgeous and I will never look at colors during Easter the same! How cool. Thank you for sharing your beautiful red looks!


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