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SS19 Transitional Trend: 50 Shades of Beige

L-R: Burberry | Max Mara | Tom Ford | Jil Sander    Images:

L-R: Burberry | Max Mara | Tom Ford | Jil Sander


Beige is not a colour often put forward as a must-wear, in fact, we wouldn’t even tend to call it a colour, but instead, a neutral. It’s a tone we would usually suggest as something to pair with a bold colour to tone the brightness down a little or as a starting point to add pattern, and therefore interest too. This season, however, beige is stepping out of the shadows to take centre stage as one of the key colour trends for spring 2019 and it’s anything but boring.

Max Mara and Burberry have incorporated high shine finishes to add edge to their beige looks this season, while at Tom Ford the soft neutrals took the form of mink and cosmetic blush tones compared to sandier shades of beige in sports-inspired separates at Jil Sander.

The trench coat will always be a wardrobe classic but now really is the time to pull it out of the back of the closet and work your look around it. The key for this season is not to simply pair your mac with a Breton top and navy basics; take inspiration from the catwalks and bring your look bang up-to-date with an outfit of tonal pieces within a few shades of one another.

L-R | @mariellelindahl - instagram | @fongminliao - Massimo Dutti

L-R | @mariellelindahl - instagram | @fongminliao - Massimo Dutti

Style tip: Loose layers in these buttery neutral tones make for a contemporary work look. Try wide leg beige trousers with a soft blouse teamed with nude heels and if you need an extra layer slip a relaxed fit sweater in a third shade over the top. Finish with a trench coat, naturally.

Massimo Dutti

Massimo Dutti

High Street hit: For a full fashion fix switch out your nude heels for these Massimo Dutti chunky trainers. But be sure to wear with your wide leg trousers, never skinny jeans