This is a mini guide to help you build a real life minimalist wardrobe. This post will walk you through the key principles of a minimalist wardrobe, how to create one. So keep on reading!
How to have a minimalist wardrobe?
A minimal style wardrobe doesn’t have to be boring, on the contrary. A minimalist style is classic and timeless.
A great example of minimalistic style is the French style.The world has always adored French women for their extraordinary dress sense. They are famous for showing off a great look that always look effortlessly chic.
The good news is that you too can put together a minimalist French wardrobe. Save money and still manage to stand out in the crowd. French women have a reputation for being chic and fashionable. They know the importance of dressing well, but they don’t always follow trends to do so. Instead, they find their own style by combining elements from different decades together in unique and personal ways.
All you need is a few staples to get through your fashion dilemmas!Timeless outfits that gets the job done and create an effortless look with a Parisian touch — proving that classically sophisticated outfit will never go out of style.
- Closet Detox- Go through your wardrobe and put aside any pieces you haven’t worn in over two years, pieces that are worn out or just don’t fit anymore. Donate, Sell, Repair.
- Gather the pieces you love and reach for the most
- Use the Checklist here to build your minimalistic wardrobe
- Remember to dress for yourself.
- Only buy when the piece is something you know will go with your current wardrobe, is something you love, and that you will get a lot of wear out of.
- Create a budget for clothes.
- Remember that this is an ongoing process.
Women’s minimal wardrobe essentials
Use a neutral color palette for your clothes.
A minimalist wardrobe is built with pieces in neutral colors,Black, white, gray and beige. These are shades that can be easily matched and worn with each other and with other colors. French women tend to avoid loud printed fabrics and overly bright colors as they are difficult to mix and match. However, you can choose a an accessory like a printed scarf or a stylish hat to add color to an outfit.
WHAT SHOULD BE IN A MINIMALIST WARDROBE?
Pieces that fit your lifestyle, basics are great core pieces and act as a foundation to your wardrobe while a few statement pieces like a really great jacket or dress adds excitement and flare.
How many items in a minimalist wardrobe?
There are no set number of items. What matters is you wear all of them – and they all bring you joy.
1. TWEED JACKET
The perfect Fall/Winter outfit for that Parisian minimalistic chic look is to wear a blazer, a white blouse with a pair jeans or skirt, and sneakers.
This will be the best way to stay warm on those chilly days while still looking fabulous.
To change the vibe of a long simple dress, try pairing it with your favorite blazer.This will add sophistication to your outfit and yet an easy-going vibe
French women are well known for their sense of style. One way to get into the French woman’s wardrobe is with tailored pants and complementary quality accessories like and leather handbag–a staple in any French woman’s closet.
Bringing a touch of France to your wardrobe with the structured coat. It’s for those windy days! Take it all one step further by pairing this beauty up with some soft-toned accessories like scarves, hats, and gloves.
This season, look for cozy long coats that can elevate any simplistic ensemble. A Camel coat could be another option.
The most important fashion decision you’ll ever make is investing a timeless trench coat. Do it right and choose something with a sharp cut in beige color to give yourself endless possibilities when outfitting outfits!
A white shirt is a must-have for any wardrobe.Achieve that desirable Parisian air, or slick it back into an elegant bun for a more sophisticated look. To finish, don’t forget the perfect touch – wear a statement bag!
6. BLACK JEANS
The perfect pair of jeans is a staple in every woman’s closet.Pair your favorite denim with a black coat and sweatear for instantaneous chicness!
7. GO NAVY!
This color is an absolute must to wear during the winter months for French women. It can add a touch of sophistication to any outfit or occasion without being too formal.
8. TOTAL GREY OUTFITS!
Girls’ night out! Show off your style by wearing a stylish outfit that is chic and cozy. Gray outfits are a comfy and smart approach for casual chic French style outfits.
9. CASHEMERE SWEATER
Winter should be a time for fun! Who said it has to be dark? Don’t let the cold temperatures get you down. Wear some quality, white cashmere sweaters and a pair of pants with your winter outfits.
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