Tackling your tones might not be as brutal a battle as those in Game Of Thrones, but it still involves skill, guts and determination. From top-to-toe colour to unconventional couplings, these men aren’t afraid to experiment with their colour palettes. Here are five ways to wear colour and win.
Game of tones
By Kasia Hastings, 25 April 2016
A full burgundy look is a brave move, but Tyga is merely the cherry on top of this cake, as the rest of his crew have donned tonal tees in a show of full sartorial support. Wearing one colour allows the unconventional cut of his jacket to shine here, with black buttons and a longline T-shirt adding nice accents. Matching claret shoes are possibly a step too far but he gets bonus points for boldness.
If three seasons of Yeezy have taught us anything, it's that once Kanye has committed to a colour palette, he enjoys working it to its full potential. Off-duty, West confidently incorporates as many shades of camel into his and Kim’s outfits as possible. Here various cream, camel, beige, sand and stone tones are expertly offset with a pair of white jeans to make this matchy-matchy lark look all too Yeezy.
Joey’s bada$$ hues
An unwise man once said, ‘blue and green should never be seen’. That man was not Joey Bada$$. The Pro Era co-founder perfectly pairs a metallic blue bomber over a solid green base here and adds a grey oversized tee and Yeezy Boosts to complete this symphony of pond-like pastels. It’s a fresh take on some streetwear favourites that adds a fashion-forward edge, fit for the front row.
Rudy Gay does all the greys
NBA player Rudy Gay should know how to curate his comfies and here he does a smarter take on leisure classics. He breaks up his traditional tracksuit with some good grey tones that are kept crisp with a white T-shirt and fresh white kicks. Slam dunk.
Becks’ black and navy
Not one to play by the rules, Becks up the ante here with a power pairing. Black and navy are often dismissed as a tonal no-go area, but are actually the easiest way to make a simple outfit feel cool and sophisticated. Here, he balances his palette well with a strong black-blue-black formation and adds a pair of grey kicks to keep things interesting. No one blends it like Beckham.