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Call it the men’s favorite! Call it the classic yet conservative color!
Call it the professional color; the color bearing authority!
Call it the color of ash! Call it the color of a cloud-covered sky!
Call it the color of knowledge, intellect and wisdom!
Call it gray!
HOW TO SPOT GRAY
Grey is an intermediate color between the extremes of black and white. Grey is the perfect neutral color.
BEST GRAYS COME IN
For the longest time, we’ve been able to see gray suits flashing everyone’s closet, right? From light gray suits to dark gray suits which are perfect for an office look that will leave you looking as professional.
And again, if you’re yet to see a gray outer wear, then you’re in the wrong planet! Gray coats, gray jumpers, gray blazers and gray jackets are just everywhere! These are the perfect antidote to your severe lack of variation in the outer wear department.
Many brands also have collections of tees and shirts in gray and for sue, gray is such a pick for such outfits especially if you’d love a look with no embellishments and no much detail.
As well, it is just inevitable to come across a gray pair of shoes or even a gray bag. What I mean is that gray is such an excellent color for your footwear as well as your accessories which will also include: scarfs, mavins, gloves, caps and belts.
HOW TO WEAR THE GRAY ON GRAY
Wondering how to pull off the gray on gray look and not look drab? Then ride through this gray-on-gray outfit guide. Since monochrome was men’s street style at the New York Fashion Week, 2018, variations of the monochromatic looks have been popping up lately for so much colors. This can also be embraced for this color grey, that is such a loved laid back color.
1. Learn to mix different textures in gray
It can be very tricky to wear gray on gray since if not worn too well, it might turn out into a really boring look. For dull colors such as grey, the fabric of your color will work to brighten it up making it look good on you.
Always let the material of your color gray to be sleek. I mean, avoid poor quality fabrics for your gray. Great denim jeans will always be everyone’s option but fabrics such as stretchy cotton and leather are also just fine.
For the gray-on-gray look, learn to mix textures like cotton, denim, wool, suede or even leather. This mix of fabrics and textures will eventually provide a suave contrast for your whole look.
2. Match shades of gray
For a gray-on-gray look, especially in casual, mix different shades of gray for your whole ensemble. Play around with the light grays and dark grays subtly like Prissy Savvy is with an ash gray top and a light gray pencil skirt. Just a perfect whole gray ensemble, right?
3.Get that gray suit!
I always and will forever advocate for perfectly tailored pieces for any other color and yes, a perfectly suited gray look will be the perfect monochrome. A gray suit will definitely capture a more relaxed and sophisticated vibe.
Very disappointing can grey be when it comes to accessorizing it.
To establish a classic and professional look, accessorize gray with black; from black shoes, black jewelry to that black hand bag .I mean, just go for neutral colors especially black or white.
And very importantly, learn to cherish metallic for you gray. Silvery or gold will do your outfit some killer elevation. It will always be the perfect option wherever you’re caught up in a style rut.
As well, when trying to go bold with gray, opt for red or yellow accessories which will definitely give a little pizzazz to the gray-on-gray look!
HOW I WORE MY GRAY JEANS: MY GRAY-ON-GRAY
I went for a minimal look defined by wearing a dark gray pair of jeans with a gray cowl neck top then finished off with silvery grey pointed heels. At times, we can be a little creative with our wear. Instead of wearing tops normally, we can try tuck it in the sides for some swag.
This is such a relaxed casual look that can perfectly transition from a church wear to what you’ll wear to shopping to look you’ll have when visiting your parents over the weekend.
As much as it is decent, it is chic and easy in a sophisticated way. Let this look be your next go-to lovelies. What do you think about the whole gray-on-gray ensemble?
I’ll love to know your thoughts in the comment section below…