Best Dressed: Suki, Kim, Cara And Rita Make Monochrome Work For Summer

These are our favourite star looks of the week...

These are our favourite star looks of the week…

On paper, the monochrome trend just shouldn’t work for summer (isn’t everyone supposed to be wearing florals, all day every day throughout July and August?) But in practise, these seven stars are showing us that clean silhouettes and graphic colour combos can be way cooler than yet another strappy sundress.

Suki Waterhouse
Origami folds, ladylike skirt layering and metallic accessories? Suki Waterhouse does three trends in one with this new take on the classic LBD.

Rita Ora
Another star working something with a conceptual cut, we love Rita’s jacket-corset hybrid by Jean Paul Gaultier. Avant garde tailoring is one of our favourite AW15 trends, so Ms Ora’s already ahead of the curve with this one.

Lake Bell
We need to talk about those flares. Lake’s legs look incredible in her Celine ‘martini glass’ cut trousers, pared down with a classic white tee. See our how-to guide to nail the flares trend for yourself.

Rachel McAdams
Rachel’s showing us that monochrome can be glitzy too in this structured dress, covered in thousands of delicate seed beads.

Alexa Chung
Alexa makes the case for the classic black jumpsuit with one of her own designs from the new AC for AG Jeans collection. That, people, means that we can buy it for ourselves right here. Hoorah! 

Kim Kardashian
Kim K doesn’t let a little thing like pregnancy cramp her style – she’s working bodycon better than ever in these tonal white and grey separates, teamed with graphic black sunnies in Los Angeles.

Cara Delevingne
Cara was playing with sheer effects in New York this week, teaming dramatic Alexander McQueen lace with simple tailored crop trousers.

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