Effortless Minimal…Black & White

 

1273-3 (1 of 1)Outfit Details:

Top:  Monki Pleated D-Ring Shirt (Sold Out); Also, love this one here, here, and here

Bottom:  Loft Tea Garden Culottes (Now 30% Off With E-mail Code); Also available in Petite

Shoes:  Sam Edelman Ciara Pump; Also, love these here, here, and here

Bag:  Steve Madden Crossbody Bag (Old); Similar here and here, Also love this one here

When it comes to my style, lately I seem to be gravitating to a more effortless minimal style.  To me effortless minimal style is classic, chic, and appropriate for all ages.  It doesn’t require a lot work in styling, but it incorporates pieces that are not only stylish, and even on trend, but that also make a style statement.  For me, nothing says more effortless minimal style, than a black and white outfit.  It’s always current and classic, and it’s a perfect color combo for any look.

1275-3 (1 of 1)For this meeting outfit, I paired my white Monki Pleated D-Ring Shirt, with my Loft Tea Garden Culottes.  I accessorized with my Sam Edelman Ciara Pumps, and my Steve Madden Crossbody Bag.  In wearing black and white in a somewhat minimal style, I wanted to make sure there was an element of texture with the pleated bottom on the shirt that continues from the front to the back.  This simple detail gives what could be a basic white shirt some standout power.  Also, instead of pairing the shirt with black pants, I went with the very on trend culottes, that not only elevated the style of the look, but also added some movement to the outfit.  An ankle strap shoe or a lace up bootie or sandal is a perfect accessory for culottes, because the shoe details can easily be seen, and a crossbody bag is perfect for a meeting look, when you don’t need to carry a large bag.  So I guess, the style tip in this post is that effortless minimal style does not have to be plain or boring, as there are many ways to create a classic minimal look that is still stylish.

You can shop the items in this post by clicking the links above in “Outfit Details”, or you can visit the Shop Fashion Page here.  Also, you can shop Lulu With Grace partner sales and promotions here.  New partner sales and promotions have recently been added.

Thank you for reading!

~Kristi

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8 Comments

  1. rachel
    April 18, 2016 / 10:59 pm

    Great minimal look! Black and white is one of my favorite color combos!

  2. Tanya
    April 19, 2016 / 12:41 am

    Magnificent outfit! The white top is so pretty with the pleats at the bottom and the belt! You look great!!!

  3. Anna
    April 19, 2016 / 10:57 am

    Pretty, pretty! So chic!!!

  4. Donna
    April 19, 2016 / 11:54 am

    Truly love this outfit! It can be worn to work and also out to an event! Really effortless and stylish!

  5. Lauren
    April 19, 2016 / 3:50 pm

    Really love your elegant style! These are classic clothes put together perfectly!!!

  6. Michelle
    April 19, 2016 / 9:33 pm

    This is a marvelous minimal look, and you and the photos are beautiful! Love your blog!!!!

  7. Samantha
    April 19, 2016 / 11:07 pm

    Another great outfit! This is a lovely black and white outfit, and I really want these culottes :-)….

  8. Karen
    April 21, 2016 / 11:20 am

    This is a super stylish look that is great to wear anywhere! Thanks for all of the style inspo you give through your blog!!!

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