When it comes to your downtime wardrobe, the simplest styling ideas are usually the best, which is why monochrome is our perennial go-to – there is nothing easier than teaming a pair of black pants with a white shirt, or a black cashmere knit over a white silk slip. But is it too easy? The trick to making this look interesting is to focus on silhouette and material. Bold structure, such as a sharply tailored blazer with flared pants, and unusual texture combinations, like sequins with a cable-knit sweater, will ensure this unassuming combination still turns heads.
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