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Minimal in Spring

Above is the definition of minimal according to Merriam Webster. Minimal can be applied in numbers, art including sculptures and architecture and style. Some even think of minimalism as a way of life. Minimalism in fashion has been explored since the mid 20th century and it has had its iconic eras. In the 1960s shapes and lines met clothing. From the Bauhaus movement (1919-33) and artists like Frank Stella, fashion designers were inspired. In the 1990s the slip dress reigned, but designer Halston created it in 1975. Naomi Campbell and Kate Moss wore slip dresses on and off the runway. Fast forwarding to after 2010, Rihanna brings back the slip dress and Kim Kardashian has been linked to the minimal trend this past year. Minimal can be applied to fashion through textiles, including their texture and colors, through cuts, and design. Solid colors especially white and black, lead in minimal clothing.  Leather and mesh also are great textiles in this trend. The easiest way I can explain is simplicity. Some people may call is boring, plain and too "matchy-matchy", but designers like MaxMara and Calvin Klein have mastered it. I decided to do this post to inspire some minimalism for the spring. Black fabrics may get harsh towards the summer but white is great alternative. I may get around to doing a Minimal for Summer post to inspire more, but for now, this.



*all images from "designers" are from vogue.co.uk


There are a few fashion bloggers who have a minimal style and I'd love to suggest Love Aesthetics. Her style and lifestyle is so inspiring towards minimalism and she has amazing DIYs. 
Minimal in Spring
MORE ABOUT MINIMALISM IN FASHION:
So, most of my information is from this book. I absolutely love the post, plenty of pictures, more than just fashion, and writings on different parts and era of the style. 

MINIMALISM AND FASHION:
REDUCTION IN THE POSTMODEN ERA

ELYSSA DIMANT
2010
COLLIN DESIGN



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