Fashion Blogger 50 Is Not Old is wearing a navy monochromatic navy outfit with a scarf cardigan, neutral shoes, and gold jewelry

Do you remember the song by Florida Georgia Line? It’s like one, two, three – Just as easy as can be, and that is how I feel about this outfit. This is one reason why I love monochromatic dressing; it is so simple and easy and still manages to look amazing. I’ve styled all black, white, and gray before, but I think that this is the first time that I’ve styled a navy monochromatic look.

Fashion Blogger 50 Is Not Old is wearing a navy outfit with a scarf cardigan, neutral shoes, and gold jewelry

One thing that I will warn you about, there are a bazillion different shades of navy. If you want to do a monochromatic navy look, you should probably buy items from the same series. What one brand calls navy might look totally different from what another brand is calling navy.

I learned this tip from our lumber company…when you are putting shingles on your roof, order in enough to do the entire roof so that they will all come from the same batch. Variations can happen in the manufacturing process, so make sure all the shingles come from the same batch.

That is how I feel about the color navy. If you want your monochromatic outfit to look the same, then order all of the pieces from the same company.

Fashion Blogger 50 Is Not Old is wearing a monochromatic outfit with a scarf cardigan, neutral shoes, and gold jewelry

The name of this color is actually India Ink. When I searched for the pieces, I typed the color name in the brand’s search bar, and all of their items in this color came up. Then I could pick and choose what I wanted to style, and I was confident that the pieces would match.



Fashion Blogger 50 Is Not Old is wearing a navy tank with a scarf cardigan

Step one

To keep any outfit simple, think of it in three parts. There are times when I start with a top, a bottom, or even the complimenter piece. No matter which piece you start with, you need to build from there. For this look, I started with the star of the outfit, the scarf front cardigan. As soon as I saw this beautiful, lightweight cardigan, I knew that I had to have it.

I am a huge fan of navy and green, so this really spoke to me. The tribal look to the scarf pattern is so beautiful, and the white edging adds a crisp look. This is part of the Travelers Collection which means wrinkle-free. Those of you traveling or going on vacation need to check out this collection so that your clothing isn’t a wrinkled mess once you unpack your suitcases.

I am wearing a size 1 in this cardigan, and it fits me great. BTW, wouldn’t this look amazing with an all-white look also?

Fashion Blogger 50 Is Not Old is wearing a navy top with a scarf cardigan, and gold jewelry from Chico's

Step Two

Since I started with the complimenter piece, I figured that I had better find a top to go with it. Searching by the color, I soon decided on this reversible tank that you can wear as a scoop or high neck. This is the same wrinkle-free fabric, and I can’t tell you how happy I am not to have to get out my steamer when I wear this. Because I live 1 1/2 hours away from almost everything, I love having something to wear that will look great when I finally arrive. I HATE getting to my destination and looking like I slept in my clothing. Lol!

The top is machine washable, and I am wearing a size 1 in it also.

Fashion Blogger 50 Is Not Old is wearing a navy outfit with a scarf cardigan, neutral heels, and gold jewelry

Step three

I bet you can’t guess what step three is. Yep, it is now time to pick out a bottom unless you want to get many people pointing and staring. Lol! I decided to go ahead and stick with the monochromatic theme to keep things simple and easy. The Travelers No Tummy pants in the matching India Ink color look so chic, and they won’t wrinkle either! These pull-on pants are so comfortable, and they always look amazing and polished. The straight leg design falls perfectly on the leg giving you a sleek look. I am wearing a size 1 in the pants, and I think this size fits me greatly.


Fashion Blogger 50 Is Not Old is wearing an all navy monochromatic outfit with a scarf cardigan from Chicos, neutral shoes, and gold jewelry

Even though I only said three steps, I actually have another step. That is adding jewelry, shoes, and a handbag. You need to “finish” the outfit, and that is what accessories are. They are the icing, and not many of us want a cake without icing. So, why would you wear an outfit without the finishing touches?

I didn’t grab a great photo of these faux-pearl hoop earrings, but they are definitely something that you need to check out. These look so nice, and I have worn them several times, even though this is the first time that I’ve shared them on the blog. The faux-pearls are on both sides of the hoops, so you never have to worry about them turning over and looking bare. The necklace that I am wearing is an old one that I’ve had for a while, but I noticed that Chico’s was having a sale on their jewelry, and a lot of items were at 40% off. Here are some necklaces that you should look at.

Also, I didn’t want to leave you barefooted, so here is the link to my neutral suede heels, and I’ll link to a few other neutral shoes for you. Neutral shoes can go with anything, so they are what I wear a lot over the year.

Fashion Blogger 50 Is Not Old is wearing an all navy outfit with a scarf cardigan, neutral pumps, and gold jewelry

Because I know that everyone loves a good sale, I thought that I would share a few sales that I ran across.

Rack Room Shoes

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Valid through 3/31.


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Valid for a limited time.


VIP Sale! Get an extra 30% off select items plus 15% off beauty with code VIP.

Valid 3/26-4/4.


Buy one, get one 50% off with code BOGONOW.

Valid 3/24-3/27.


Up to 40% off women fashion.

Valid through 3/31.


Fashion Blogger 50 Is Not Old is wearing a monochromatic navy outfit with a printed cardigan, neutral shoes, and gold jewelry

I am celebrating this month because it is Joe’s Birthday month. He told me that I couldn’t make a big deal out of his birthday. I don’t think that announcing for the entire world to see is making a big deal. Lol! So, randomly, each week, I am going to pick a winner for a gift. The gifts will vary in size and price, and I will pick the winner from the comments that I receive during the week.

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I would love to hear from YOU!

  1. Elizabeth wrote:

    Great outfit. I never think of wearing neutral shoes with navy and they look fabulous!

    Posted 3.26.21 Reply
  2. Diane S. wrote:

    Striking look,..beautiful Tanya!

    Posted 3.26.21 Reply
  3. Melanie wrote:

    Indigo ink is a beautiful shade of blue! I already have the pants… now for the rest!

    Posted 3.26.21 Reply
  4. Kristine wrote:

    Classic, I think I need those pants!

    Posted 3.26.21 Reply
  5. Julie SHUTT wrote:

    On yesterday’s post you mentioned a Tutorial using Loreal products, I can’t seem to find it ???

    Posted 3.26.21 Reply
  6. Deborah wrote:

    I absolutely love this outfit!

    Posted 3.26.21 Reply
  7. Navy is definitely one of my go-to colors! I love it. You look great, as always! 🙂

    Posted 3.26.21 Reply
  8. Joy M. wrote:

    This is my favorite color combination! Such an elevated look but would be so easy to wear.

    Posted 3.26.21 Reply
  9. Michele Lueken wrote:

    I Absolutley love this outfit ! Its so versatile, and you could style it a million different ways.

    Posted 3.26.21 Reply
    • Rita wrote:

      I love the India ink navy from Chico’s! Glad you showed this outfit to remind me to look for more pieces from that collection to add to what I have. So polished

      Posted 3.26.21 Reply
  10. Cheryll Sampson wrote:

    Love green and navy.

    Posted 3.26.21 Reply
  11. Janet H wrote:

    Such a great outfit. I love every piece. Plus, you look amazing in it.

    Posted 3.26.21 Reply
  12. Asa B. wrote:

    Navy is such a classic elegant color, and I love the combo with the green!
    Very interesting with the different shades of navy.

    Posted 3.26.21 Reply
  13. LISA CASTRO wrote:

    You look fabulous!

    Posted 3.26.21 Reply
  14. Lorie wrote:

    Definitely an outfit that you could wear anywhere and look put together. Thanks for the tip on how to choose monochromatic pieces.

    Posted 3.26.21 Reply
  15. Karen Miller wrote:

    I am a big fan of navy and green also!! This outfit is very pretty!

    Posted 3.26.21 Reply
  16. Georgia wrote:

    Dear Tania,
    I look forward to your posts because I like the way you style your looks.
    But I also look forward to your Scripture passage.
    Bless you and yours,

    Posted 3.26.21 Reply
  17. Judy C wrote:

    Love this outfit. So easy everything matches and looks so put together. Great Easter outfit! I so look forward to your emails each day. Thanks for the inspiration.

    Posted 3.26.21 Reply
  18. Arna wrote:

    Beautiful outfit.
    The same is true for yarn for knitting – buy all you will need because different dye lots of the same color can be different.

    Posted 3.26.21 Reply
  19. Janice C wrote:

    What a beautiful outfit…you look very classy and polished in navy and the cardigan is a perfect pop of fun! So nice to see clothing that doesn’t wrinkle for travelling.

    Posted 3.26.21 Reply
  20. Lori Zaic wrote:

    I really like the outfit and the tip about getting pieces from the same line to make sure colors match. I’ve had that non-matching experience with black pieces from different lines and they’ve been WAY OFF! Thanks for sharing your expertise!

    Posted 3.26.21 Reply
  21. Ann H Pavlicek wrote:

    This is such a classy look. I. too, love navy and green. Tell Joe that he better live it up since he only has a few more days to celebrate his birthday. Ha!

    Posted 3.26.21 Reply
  22. Fiona wrote:

    Navy is one of my favourite colours. Love this outfit.

    Posted 3.26.21 Reply
  23. Barbara W. wrote:

    Love that color of navy, and it looks fabulous on you!

    Posted 3.26.21 Reply
  24. Coolie wrote:

    Love the outfit. I must get some neutral shoes. Your legs look like they go on forever! Green and blue always look great together-nature inspired

    Posted 3.26.21 Reply
    • Tania wrote:

      Exactly! A neutral color and a pointy toe will have your legs looking a mile long.

      Posted 3.26.21 Reply
  25. Gayle wrote:

    Love this outfit and have always favored the green/blue combination featured. It looks so comfortable, which is key.

    Posted 3.26.21 Reply
    • Tania wrote:

      It is one of my favorite color combinations.

      Posted 3.26.21 Reply
  26. Sandy wrote:

    This color combo is so pretty and thank you for the tip to make sure your navy’s are the same shade and to shop the same store to achieve that.

    Posted 3.26.21 Reply
    • Tania wrote:

      It is funny how many different shades of the same color there are.

      Posted 3.26.21 Reply
  27. Monica Ercanbrack wrote:

    Very nice love the blue.
    I worked at the chico’s outlet for while love their pull on pants.

    Posted 3.26.21 Reply
    • Tania wrote:

      Their pull-on pants look sleek and smooth instead of bunched.

      Posted 3.26.21 Reply
  28. Peggy wrote:

    Tania, this outfit looks great on you. I immediately thought of the Doobie Brothers song, ‘Long cool woman in a black dress.’ Even though you are in navy blue, the concept is the same. This outfit makes it look like your legs go on forever, long and lean. I have got to try one of these monochromatic outfits. I worked for a textile company and dye lots for carpet were as important as ordering shingles in the same run. Heading over to Chicos now. Have a great weekend.

    Posted 3.26.21 Reply
    • Tania wrote:

      Peggy, you are right, your legs will look a mile long in a monochromatic look. I’ve bought carpet before, and we always made sure to buy from the same dye lot.

      Posted 3.26.21 Reply
    • Marcia W. wrote:

      Love this outfit. Navy and green are complimentary to one another. You look great on this ensemble.

      Posted 3.26.21 Reply
  29. Carolyn wrote:

    Love navy and green!! So clean and calming!! Thanks for sharing all of the wonderful sales going on!!!

    Posted 3.26.21 Reply
    • Tania wrote:

      I’m glad that you liked the post. I am shopping sales myself. Lol!

      Posted 3.26.21 Reply
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