Graphic monochrome pieces are at the forefront of fashion this spring. The latest update on the trend focuses on an array of checks, florals and polka dots. Showcased in Emporio Armani’s latest collection, classic black and white feels fresh and unexpected again.
Designer Giorgio Armani brings the royal check into 2017 by playing on proportion - this print is bold and guaranteed to turn heads. Opt for classic tailoring for added street-style cred.
1. Emporio Armani sleeveless shirt, $1 100 2. Emporio Armani loafers, $980 3. Emporio Armani small bag with ring detail, $1 300; all armani.com/au
4. Emporio Armani long double-breasted coat, $4 600; armani.com/au.
If florals for spring don't sound ground-breaking then think again! The striking contrast of black and white is juxtaposed perfectly with a feminine motif. Keep it modern with sheer fabrics and strong accessories.
5. Emporio Armani dress with multi-coloured flower appliques, $3 000; armani.com/au.
Go for bold with polka dots and whimsical printed sweatshirts, adding your individual spin on the monochrome trend as seen on the runway. Be daring by adding a pop of vibrant red or fuchsia.
6. Emporio Armani collarless jacket, $1 300 7. Emporio Armani Crew neck sweatshirt, $980; all armani.com/au.