Fashion Trends Fall 2010 – Minimalism

Minimalism is one of the hot new fashion trends appearing this fall. For this look “Less is more”. It is effortless, clean and classic. The key is to use simplistic pieces in demure colors. Unpretentious, understated and simple, it gives an air of confidence and low maintenance. There is something oh so refreshing about this style, after endless amounts of sequins, studs, zippers, rivets, and frills. Although you might have previously dismissed this look for being too “plain jane”, give it a try this fall. It looks great on almost anyone and besides you probably have everything you need already in your closet!

Things not to do when trying to achieve this look. DO NOT use bright tacky colors or items that are either too baggy or too tight. Try to stick to neutrals such as black, white, gray, tans, and earthy shades. With this look do not use makeup that is too bright use natural looking makeup. With this look play up your hair by straightening it and finishing with a shine spray. Wear shoes that are plain and in shades of either black or brown. Things that you can use for this look: Plain skirts that are just above the knew. Plain solid colored t-shirts. Slip dresses, etc. Do not accessorize with chunky or bright jewelry but instead opt for subtle pearls or or simple gold or silver necklaces. Remember that you are trying to look as simple as possible! Do not have bright nails either. Go for a nude, clear, or light pink polish.

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