15 Minimalist Cool Girl Outfits to Copy Right Now

by Melanie Santiago   |  Sep 2, 2017
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  1. Office Girl Vibes

Easily look well put together by donning pieces with clean cuts and one color hues, this trouser and coat combo with a simple sling bag and watch is perfect for meetings.

  1. Pretty in Pink

Minimalists are often mistaken for a black and white only wardrobe but you can definitely introduce a bright or pastel colored top paired with something neutral. Pants with interesting length and cut also take your outfit up a notch.

  1. Sting Like a Bee

A yellow jacket on a black dress is a power combo that demands attention; you don't even need to wear accessories for this look.

  1. Matching Top & Bottom

Going monochrome from top to bottom lets you highlight your accessories, a sophisticated watch, handbag or shoes can take center stage.

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  1. Matching Top & Bottom 2.0

An outfit like this that only plays with gray and white tones is a great example of a well-coordinated outfit that's one for a lookbook.

  1. Blazer Babe

A strong blazer can make any simple outfit stand out. In fact, printed blazers work well with a white and black outfit because everything else is kept minimal.

  1. The Staple Gray Shirt

A gray shirt is that neutral must-have you need in your minimalist closet because you can literally pair it with anything including a pink skirt.

  1. The Not So Plain White Tee

Details like interesting cuts or folds are important, in this case, it's the off-shoulder style that makes this look trendy, but because it's a white tee, it's a basic you can rework in most of your outfits.

  1. Struttin' in Stripes

Work patterned clothes into your outfit, one piece at a time. It's better appreciated because the eyes are naturally drawn to one busy print.

  1. Black on Black on Black


An all-black outfit can look more goth than chic when not careful, the key? Mix casual with editorial for a model off-duty vibe. Go for a vampy lip with your hair pulled back.

  1. Detailed Back

Let your outfit speak for itself, especially when it has a unique or interesting feature.

  1. Preppy

Minimal outfits have a touch of masculinity because it takes inspiration from simple structured pieces mostly from men’s style, by selecting shades and softer textures, you can take the concept and give it a feminine twist.

  1. Sweater Weather

Avoid looking like a frumpy mess with your sweatshirt by pairing it with well-fitted jeans and shoes with a bit of heel. It's a simple ensemble that still looks polished.

  1. Parisian


Pull off the French girl style with a black and white outfit, meaning stripes, black bottoms and at platform sandals that make it both modern and classic.

  1. Layered

Slip dresses are great for layering under a basic top. This laid-back look is effortless minimal style at its best.

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Melanie Santiago
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Frustrated painter and writer, Melanie also takes time to drop by candymag.com and share the stories she comes across.
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