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5 Reasons To Edit Your Wardrobe To A Minimalistic Style This Year

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Minimalism is bae. When it comes to style there’s no harm in going OTT, but if you’re someone who prefers to be laidback with your fashion choices, then minimalism is the way to go. This style is quite easy to pull together and doesn’t really require much thought. All you need is your essential basics and a little bit of panache and you’re ready to go!

The fabrics required for a minimalistic wardrobe are pretty much standard and we’re sure you can dig it out from the back of your closet. Neutrals are ideal when throwing together minimalist looks. Just remember, it is the way you wear these clean silhouettes that actually makes your style a statement. With it being the new year and all, if a fresh closet is what you’re looking for, then you need to give minimalism a shot — it’s simple, it’s elegant, and it requires smarts skill than clothes.

Now, one might think that doing so is rather boring, but you’ll be surprised. We give you 5 reasons why you should consider going minimalistic!

 

Coat, denim and strappy heels. Unbeatable combination ?

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1. Save! Save! Save!

So a minimal wardrobe is one where your essentials are amped-up by styling it right. Which means your basics turn into your style statement. You make thoughtful purchases that are based on classic pieces rather than what’s on trend. Here you need to go by the ‘less is more’ motto and make it last however long you want it to. It’s a timeless investment in an era where fashion keeps changing every few months.

 

2. It helps you create your own style

Besides saving you a whole lot of money, choosing a minimalistic wardrobe means defining and creating your own personal style. Yes, this might seem a little daunting, but you will actually be able to break away from the usual trending frenzies and figure out what works for you and on you. Knowing what suits you perfectly will help make future purchases easier.

 

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3. You and your wardrobe can breathe

You would never face the issue of “What do I wear today?” when you’re dealing with a minimalistic wardrobe and here’s why. All the unnecessary crap is out of your way, so all you need is to focus on the little that is there. Sometimes the ultimate form of sophistication is simplicity, and that’s the mantra you need to go by.

 

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4. You actually end up using ALL your clothes

When you have too much choice, you don’t end up using all your resources. Similarly, when your wardrobe is overflowing with too many clothes (that do not rotate themselves), you end up not using most of them. Trust me, we are all guilty of this! Having a limited choice allows you to spread your stylist skills across your entire closet and make use of whatever fabric you have in there.

 

5. You can experiment with cuts

If you’re a person who loves their neutrals, then this will be the icing on the cake for you. As we mentioned before, the colours are pretty basic, so playing around with shapes and silhouettes are a lot easier. Allowing you to explore your creative space with cuts and pairings, this is one style that you can mold to suit your mood.

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