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Outfit Inspiration: Pure Minimalism

I’ve always been inspired by simple, polished dressing. Using muted colour palettes of white, black, navy and beige combined with menswear-inspired detailing, one can create the perfect minimalist and classy Parisian style.

The key to dressing minimally is paying attention to the small details that are often overlooked. A perfect fit is of the greatest importance, so be sure that all items in the outfit are well-tailored to your body. Stick to simple silhouettes and fabrics that drape well (such as silk or rayon), keep jewellery small and delicate, and focus on accessorizing with a nice watch and a beautiful statement bag. Mix it up a little more by wearing contrasting fabrics while still keeping colours neutral and cuts simple.

Once you memorize the formula and master the art of minimal dressing, picking out an outfit in the morning is a piece of cake. We’ve worked to help you recreate the looks below.

Pure Minimalism - Outfit Inspiration
Pure-Minimalism-OutfitInspirationOUTFIT 1
1. Jumper, $19.95 CAD, H&M
2. Faith Cojon Snake Ankle Strap Platform Shoes, $88.53 CAD, ASOS
3. Pleated Trousers, $23.80 CAD, Forever 21


Pure-Minimalism-OutfitInspirationOUTFIT 2
1. Felt Panama Hat, Approx $29.99 CAD, Urban Outfitters
2. Top, $12.95 CAD, H&M
3. Crosed Blazer, $139 CAD, Zara
4. Wilfred Rebelle Pant, $135 CAD, Aritzia
5. Dilger, $69.98 CAD, Aldo

Pure Minimalism - Outfit Inspiration
Pure-Minimalism-OutfitInspirationOUTFIT 3
1. Bennett Coat, $279 CAD, Club Monaco
2. ADONIS2 Suede Cutout Boots, Approx $110.08 CAD, TOPSHOP
3. Mavis Silk Shirt, $79 CAD, Club Monaco
4. Linen Cardigan, $29.95 CAD, H&M
5. 1969 Always Skinny Jeans, $69.95 CAD, The Gap

Pure Minimalism - Outfit Inspiration
Pure-Minimalism-OutfitInspirationOUTFIT 4
1. Talula Bedford Shirt, $40 CAD, Aritzia
2. Romelia, $90 CAD, Aldo
3. Riley Solid Merino Crew, $89.95 CAD, Club Monaco
4. Skinny Mini Skimmer Khakis, $49.95 CAD, The Gap

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Reader's Comments

  1. I wear my Wilfred Rebelle leggings everywhere. Good investment. I wanted the ALDO Romelia’s too, but couldn’t find my size.

  2. Love these looks. They are and always be such timeless classics.