Art of Style

Everybody’s wearing beige

It’s the season’s (surprisingly) standout shade. Here’s how to look brilliant in beige

Isabelle Mathers
L-R: Erika Boldrin, Geraldine Boublil, Anna Rosa Vitiello, Sylvia Haghjoo, Julia Haghjoo and Bettina Looney
Caroline de Maigret
Izi Simundic

Contrary to popular belief, beige is not a sartorial byword for boring. In fact, this season the timeless shade has been championed by not only the industry’s leading labels – the likes of Loewe, Burberry and, of course, Max Mara – but also breaking brands such as Frankie Shop and Low Classic. Whether you’re drawn to the androgynous tailoring, effortless knitwear or sumptuous accessories on offer, it’s undeniable: in the deft hands of these needle-pushing designers, the humble hue has become the color of the season. Take your styling cues from the likes of Gala González, Linda Tol and Caroline de Maigret, all of whom have been sporting shades of caramel from head to toe. We’re calling this styling trick 50 shades of beige…


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