How to Master Tonal Dressing Like You Know What You're Doing

What is the easiest way to look polished and pulled together this season? Just one scroll through your favorite fashion muses on Instagram, and the answer will be very clear: Tonal dressing, that is dressing from head-to-toe in multiple shades of the same color or sporting the same hue from top to bottom—is having a major moment right now and the fashion crowd can’t seem to get enough. 

There is something incredibly cool about donning various pieces of the same shade. The look emanates subtle sartorial confidence. When done right, this popular dressing tactic can make an outfit look luxurious, elegant, and refined in an effortlessly chic way. The recent fall 2019 runway shows confirmed the staying power of monochromatic dressing with designers such as Max Mara and Sally LaPointe giving us a master class on how to work the striking look in a variety of colors.

While on paper tonal dressing may sound easy enough, there are definitely tricks to pulling off the trend and making it look fashion-forward. Scroll below for our tips on how to master tonal dressing like you know what you’re doing.