Today's street logic? When in doubt, go monochromatic. Whether you prefer black-on-black, white-on-white, or another shade of the spectrum (Michael Bastian told us he prefers gray, while Rick Owens opts for black), pairing like with like is an easy way to put a look together in a hurry—and still make a statement.
—Melodie Jeng is a New York City-based photographer. Follow her blog The NYC Streets.