Anna Lazareva inspires us to go Monochrome

Anna Lazareva Monochrome

The world loves monochrome!

If there are indeed any fool proof ways to look classy minus the effort for a day out – on top of the list would be to go the black and white route! Not only do the contrasts look striking, but a playful manipulation of stripes and angles makes your frame appear more chiseled and camouflages all imperfections!

Don’t believe us? Check out Slice of Dubai‘s featured fashionista – Anna Lazareva.

A full time photographer and part time model – bubbly and friendly Anna Lazareva loves to keep it simple, sparing the occasional splurge on high-end brands calling it her self-pampering shopping sprees. We caught her on her way to work in a fashion company where she is the eye behind the lens that makes everything she snaps look pretty. Need we say, she equally enjoys her time in front of the camera – as she appears anything but camera shy in the photos below!

Rocking the monochrome look - Anna Lazareva
Anna Lazareva in Armani Sandals

Anna Lazareva in Striped monochrome look

Her monochrome look also prompted a flashback to our visit to At The Top – Burj Khalifa in November last year, when I sported a monochrome maxi dress in contrast of the amazing Dubai skyline in the backdrop. sigh

Team Slice of Dubai at the top - Burj Khalifa
Team Slice of Dubai at the top – Burj Khalifa

Slicing Anna’s outfit:

Anna’s snugly fitted monochrome bodycon dress cleverly uses differently angled stripes to accentuate her curves. The low-cut back flaunts her Ukrainian good looks to perfection and adding a touch of glamor is a trademark magenta lipstick.

She opts for neutral color-blocked heels to complement the outfit, though we personally wouldn’t mind a little bit of fun in the shoe department. We’re thinking on the lines of red or orange pumps or black strapped heels.

Anna uses a black short sling bag to hang over her arms and ties her hair in a slick top-knot to keep the attention to her monochrome dress.

Inspired? Get the look:

Striped monochrome dress


monochrome dress


Monochrome bodycon dress


Monochrome jumpsuit


Monochrome striped crop top


Black Michael Kors Bag


Chain necklace


Nude high heel sandals

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We hope you enjoyed reading and shopping through this post as much as we did creating it. We now would like to know from you how you usually wear your monochromes. So tell us real quick, in the comments below.

[PS: Don’t forget to Like Anna Lazareva’s Facebook page to follow her work and see more stunning pictures. Click here: Anna Lazareva Photography]

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