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Minimalist Fashion


When you think about the term ‘minimalism’ the first words that you may think of are black and white, simplicity, order, geometric, or empty spaces. And you are right because they are in fact the main concepts on which minimalism is based.

Although it was born as an art movement in the 1960s, it was used for a few decades before that as a form of architecture. Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, the international architect and owner of the famous motto “less is more,” had started using minimalism in the 1930s to create a different form of architecture. He accomplished this minimalistic look without having to use many different materials during the creation process, instead, he only used what was required to execute the actual intentions of the project. This created interesting buildings that had never been imagined before such as the Barcelona Pavilion, shown below.

Nowadays, fashion is one of the most common industries in which designers play with minimalism. Monochromatic hues, such as black and white, make it easier to distinguish the clothing’s quality, as well as its lack of patterns. People who choose to wear minimalistic clothing usually have a clear perspective of life, as they have no obstacles to distract them. They are also more open-minded to new ideas, projects, and adventures.

Need more excuses to go minimal?

You too can achieve this minimalistic look through Faviana’s collection of minimalistic black dresses. These dresses are monochromatic yet sophisticated. When paired with a statement necklace or earrings, you forget they are such simple styles. These dresses with little embellishment will help you go for that minimalist look you’ve been striving for!

Scoop Neck

Faviana Style ES10890 is the perfect dress to achieve that minimalist look! Available in either light pink, lipstick, cobalt, dark emerald, or mint. This simple dress truly makes a statement on its own. All you need is simple jewelry to finish off this look.

Sweetheart Neck

Faviana Style S10856 is available in gold, dark emerald, navy or raspberry, this dress gives you the opportunity to show off your minimal side. Add jewelry if you would like or leave the dress to do all the talking!


Faviana style S10500 has a sexy minimalist look to it. With a gorgeous rhinestone dress and open-back, you can play this dress up with fun jewelry or leave it be on its own.

All three of these styles are simplistic yet sophisticated; they corroborate Ludwig Mies van der Rohe’s motto, “Less is more.” It’s so easy to accomplish this look every day but those were just a few ways to do it for a special event.

We hope you’re starting to love the minimalist look as much as we are! Show us how you rock this classic style by tagging our blog’s Instagram @glamandgowns, or Faviana’s Instagram @Faviana_NY and Twitter @FavianaNY!


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