There’s no denying Kim Kardashian West, Vogue’s latest cover star, is a fashion obsessive. One of her most recognizable signatures boils down to a deceptively simple styling device: She loves nothing more than to wear a color—or print!—from head to toe. Her approach to monochromatic dressing draws on a wide spectrum of hues and patterns, from the most neutral shade of beige to acid green to eye-popping leopard spots. But don’t go calling her aesthetic one-note: What her outfits lack in a range of color, she makes up for with interesting silhouettes and layering. Her eye for killer accessories is also impossible to ignore.
While fellow celebrities, such as Victoria Beckham, have also dipped their toe into the monochromatic trend, Kardashian West has led the way. And she does it for virtually any occasion. On the streets, she’ll often do an elevated take on athleisure, pairing her husband Kanye West’s subdued Yeezy pieces with matching footwear or sunglasses in the same shade. On the red carpet or at high-profile events, she’ll take monochrome into evening. Her favorite body-hugging gowns tend to be worn with matching bags and strappy heels (and sometimes she’ll even coordinate her makeup, too).
So the next time you’re scratching your head figuring out what to wear? Just pile on a bunch of pieces in the same color or print à la Ms. Kardashian West. It’s an easy styling trick with maximum payoff. Her secret weapon, if you will. Below, some of her best head-to-toe moments—plus, similar pieces to buy now.