Zuckerberg's "50 Shades of Grey" wardrobe, Steve Jobs’ iconic black turtleneck, Albert Einstein’s grey suit.
If you had to guess what the “uniform” for success looked like, what would it be?
So a monochromatic wardrobe is synonymous with the style of success. But why?
Which of these apply to you?
- Your closet is full of clothes but you still end up wearing the same pieces of clothing over and over again
- You want to look good without really having to think about it
- You wouldn’t mind having an easier and more efficient “getting ready in the morning” routine
- You have “bigger” things in life to worry about than having to stress about leaving home looking perfectly put together
Introducing the capsule wardrobe, a collection of a few essential items of clothing that don't go out of fashion, such as skirts, trousers, and coats, which can then be augmented with seasonal pieces (Wikipedia). Basically, it's a smart library of functional clothes that you love.
While having a fuss-free monochromatic wardrobe is apparently a habit successful people have, it doesn't just revolve around white shirts, grey suits or wearing the same thing every day.
In fact, a trendy monochromatic dressing can be timeless if you choose the colours or shades that look good on you. Consider this your signature style.