Although neutrals and solids are my inarguable favorites, I tend to stick to darker palettes such as black/white, navy/grey. I unintentionally shied away from khaki/brown, but when I saw the simplicity of this dress, I was so drawn to it. The other day I had a meeting with an acclaimed architect designer, and while he was explaining his vision for this newest development, he stated "simplicity is the highest form of complexity," in his distinctive French accent. It was one of those quotes that will stick with me forever. I couldn't agree with him more. Often times we try so hard to be different or complex in everything from personal style to lifestyle, and when I take a step back, I recognize simplicity as highly complex and elegant, and something I strive for. As Lagerfeld wisely said, "trendy is the last stage before tacky." The man, that Karl.