I'm a Fashion Editor—Here Are the 10 Minimalist Clothing Brands I Always Wear

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When I'm getting dressed, I tend to gravitate to clean lines and modern tailoring—aka minimalist clothing. While I don't always dress in minimal pieces, they definitely make up a big part of my closet. That being said, I always have my eye out for cool minimalist clothing brands to add to my wardrobe and have a short list of favorites that are standing out to me right now.

These pieces range from affordable on-the-rise brands that have gained cult status on the street style scene to heritage brands with investment pieces that are worth every penny. Ahead, I'm sharing the 10 minimalist clothing brands I always wear and simply can't get enough of. If you similarly like to line your closet with versatile neutrals and sleek staples, I guarantee you'll find some items here to add to your shopping cart for the season ahead.

1. The Frankie Shop

The brand every fashion person can't get enough of, The Frankie Shop has mastered how to design cool, minimal basics with trend-forward details. I personally can't get enough of its shoulder-pad tees.

Shop The Frankie Shop:

The Frankie Shop Eva Tank ($75)

The Frankie Shop Reya Leggings ($100)

2. Nanushka

No one does vegan leather quite like Nanushka. I own this wrap dress as well as a long trench in the buttery material and can't recommend the brand enough.

Shop Nanushka:

Nanushka Faroe Top ($495)

Nanushka Noya Baguette Bag ($695)

3. Mango

Mango is always one of my go-to destinations for minimal pieces at an affordable price point. I particularly love its matching sets. This tweed skirt set from a few seasons back is sitting in my closet, but now, I'm eyeing this cool black version designed in collaboration with Pernille Teisbaek.

Shop Mango:

Mango Oversized Woolen Blazer ($230)

Mango Pocket Miniskirt ($100)

4. Gia Borghini

Italian shoe brand Gia Borghini has the most stunning minimal shoes that range from strappy sandals to platform boots. In the last couple of years, the brand has carved itself out as a cult buy among fashion insiders.

Shop Gia Borghini:

Gia/RHW Ankle Flat Boot ($695)

Gia/RHW Rosie 3 Sandals ($625)

5. Totême

Created as a way to tap into uniform dressing, Scandinavian label Totême leans into the minimal aesthetic with beautiful pared-back pieces you can wear from season to season.

Shop Totême:

Totême Oversized Leather Jacket ($2300)

Totême Espera Ribbed Stretch Cotton-Blend Top ($105)

6. A.W.A.K.E. MODE

London-based label A.W.A.K.E. Mode has a cool take on minimalism that incorporates sculptural silhouettes and off-kilter details. Each piece is a work of art.

Shop A.W.A.K.E. Mode:

A.W.A.K.E. Mode Crepe Jacket ($880)

A.W.A.K.E. Mode Cutout Tank ($95)

7. Prada

Forever one of my favorites designer brands, Prada has the ultimate luxury take on minimal fashion. I've been collecting its stunning shoes and bags.

Shop Prada:

Prada Logo-Detailed Nylon Slingback Pumps ($950)

Prada Cleo Small Leather Shoulder Bag ($2400)

8. Wolford

If you're looking for the best basics money can buy, head to Wolford. The pieces are super-high quality and last forever, so they're worth the investment.

Shop Wolford:

Wolford Fatal Top ($120)

Wolford Viscose String Bodysuit ($120)

9. Rosetta Getty

Rosetta Getty has an eye for tailoring and streamlined silhouettes, offering a stunning take on modern, minimal fashion. You'll always find beautiful textiles in the collections.

Shop Rosetta Getty:

Rosetta Getty Strapless Leather Top ($1835)

Rosetta Getty Polo Shirt ($495)

10. Refine

Anina Heé of Refine set out to design perfect minimal pieces and has done just that. She started out with a beautiful take on the slip dress and recently introduced beautiful tees.

Shop Refine:

Refine Rachel Slip Dress ($399)

Refine Amber Top ($167)

Next: The 12 Editor-Approved Trends I'm Wearing Until Further Notice

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