Best of Beige: The Summer Runway Looks That Prove the Neutral Shade Is Far from Boring

Hayley Kadrou   |   11 - 07 - 2019

From Max Mara to Christian Dior and Burberry, beige hues ruled the runways during the SS19 fashion shows.

 

It may be a far cry from tie-dye tees and neon jumpsuits, but the head-to-toe beige trend that emerged from the Spring/Summer 2019 catwalk proves one of the most wearable. And as styled by the likes of Christian Dior, Kenzo and Burberry, donning the neutral shade no longer needs to be boring. See some of the best looks here.

 

Timeless Trench

 

Burberry, Max Mara, Tom Ford

Burberry, Max Mara, Tom Ford

 

Is there anything more timeless than a beige trench? If your cloak closet isn’t already well stocked, let this summer trend inspire you to invest in one for good. The likes of Max Mara, Tom Ford and Burberry put their trench coats at the forefront for SS19, making it the focal point with a waist belt to create a neat silhouette (Burberry) or throwing it wide open over a dress that matches the hue (Max Mara.)

 

Buttoning  Up

 

Kenzo, Tibi, Salvatore Ferragamo

Kenzo, Tibi, Salvatore Ferragamo

 

The neutral shade will always serve as appropriate office attire, but the Spring/Summer 2019 runways gave us something new to work with. Christian Dior added a glamorous sheen to its beige offering, while Kenzo let a flash of bold print invigorate the look and Salvatore Ferragamo opt for a sleeveless blazer as the new suit.

 

Utility Chic

 

Jil Sanders, Salvatore Ferragamo, Balmain

Jil Sanders, Salvatore Ferragamo, Balmain

 

There was a perfectly practical take on the trend, too. Both Balmain and Salvatore Ferragamo offered all in one beige takes that were clinched in at the waist for shape, while Jil Sanders took a weathering-the-storm approach with the shade.

 

Texture Takeover

 

Jil Sanders, Christian Dior, Max Mara

Jil Sanders, Christian Dior, Max Mara

 

The hue is often associated with clean cuts and sleek shapes, but for Spring 2019, designers brought a beige to the stage that was all about the texture. Christian Dior designed full volume skirts while Max Mara’s dresses were ruched.

 

Christian Dior

Christian Dior

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