50 Shades of Grey

Though the New York Times bestselling series 50 Shades of Grey suggests a slightly more risque take on fashion, we’re going for a more literal approach. As a usual fall staple color, grey is integrated in our wardrobes by way of pea coats, pants, dresses and (of course) boots. However, during this fall the ever popular shade is super on trend and is one of the many “it” colors to wear. Other autumn must-haves are oxblood, purple, and black and white mixes. Neutrals with a twist are definitely huge staples for the season ahead and grey in particular may seem to be the bore out of the bunch, but that’s not so! Grey can actually be an ideal backdrop (or star) of an outfit if used creatively. It exudes sophistication and elegance without batting an eyelash. Get your mind going with ideas by checking out our all-in-on round-up of chic grey looks including celebrity style, F/W 2012 collections, and looks straight from the streets of New York City!


Grey on the Runway: Fall/Winter 2012

 3.1 Phillip Lim RTW

Christian Dior RTW

David Koma RTW

Dries Van Noten

Fendi RTW

Marc by Marc Jacobs RTW

No. 21 RTW

John Galliano RTW


Celebrities in Grey


Katherine Heigl mixes a few grey shades, creating a clean, relaxed look.

Jenne Dewan demonstrates the effortlessness of a simple grey t-shirt; comfy and cool.

Emmy-Award winner Glenn Close wears grey head to toe for a refined red carpet look (not all power suits are black, you know).

Grey + Glam: Dresses

Leave it to Kate Middleton to exemplify any look fabulously; she wears grey beautifully with this short pleated dress. 

Diane Kruger glams grey up in this embellished gown.

Love Zoe Saldana structured grey mini.

Another grey head-to-toe look worn by Rachel Weisz. The satin material almost transforms the color to lilac.

The grey skirt on Michelle William‘s embellished dress serves as the perfect compliment  along with the metallic shoes– minus the few wrinkles.. yikes.

Sleek, simple, sexy grey/silver mix on Gweneth Paltrow.

As seen here, a deeper grey can be a real statement color. Victoria Beckham  wears it well; to no ones surprise, or course… 

New York Street Stylers in Grey

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