3 PILLARS OF TRULY EFFORTLESS MINIMAL STYLE

It’s a common misconception that good minimalist style is easy to achieve.

On the contrary, crafting a simple aesthetic takes time, dedication, and lots of consideration when it comes to adding new pieces to your wardrobe. After all, not just anything can make the curated minimalist cut. That said, with a little bit of know-how, it can be done. 

Discarding the fashion fads and instead investing in items that’ll transcend the seasons is a no-brainer as far as your purse strings are concerned. However, it can also prove quite liberating. Honing a collection of clothing and accessories that can be worn in a multitude of ways, with a variety of garments, not only takes much of the stress out of getting ready and styling outfits, but it also means that you’re more likely to get proper wear out of your pieces. This will make your closet a more sustainable place; something that’s becoming increasingly important to fashion aficionados. 

So, how do you go about sharpening your minimalist style? First things first, you need to equip yourself with the basics. Expertly cut t-shirts, elegant dresses, chic tailoring, jeans, white shirting, shoes and sleek handbags, all in a refined colour palette. Plenty of which you’ll find right here on site. 

Then, it comes down to how you wear them. If you stick to a cohesive palette, you’ll soon find that all of these pieces work in tandem to create an endless array of ensembles. For additional inspiration, we’ve looked to a few of our favourite influencers who favour simplicity over stand-out. Below you’ll find three foolproof outfits to channel minimalist style, as well as the pieces you need to recreate them for yourself.

THESE IT-LIST BOOTS WILL BE AW19’s SELL OUT STYLES

Boots are a year round staple and our Boutique Buyers have every style you need for this season and beyond.  

With the dreary days slowly taking over, having a pair of stylish boots isn’t merely a good idea—it’s downright essential.  Time to shop those it-list boots before they sell out and Atterley’s Boutique Buyers have selected the cult looks and labels that you won’t find on the high street.  This is “boot-season” and these are the styles that will be the go-to foundations for the new-season you.

Pair sleek kitten heeled shapes with kick-flare denim, update your floral dress with opaques and lace up hiker boots or go glam in 70s knee highs with chunky stacked heels.  Keep scrolling to see and shop the best boots before they inevitably sell out. Then, invest in the pieces to go with…

THE IT PRINT EVERY FASHION GIRL CAN RELY ON

You may think you know how to wear stripes, but there’s far more styling potential than meets the eye. A wardrobe necessity, a timeless trend—they’re a sure-fire step to instant elegance. From Audrey Hepburn to Meghan Markle, it appears no woman is immune to their charm. So join us as we show you how to wear stripes in the sleekest possible ways. 

Be sure to bring it back to basics this season by rediscovering your fail-safe favourites. With so many creative designs out there, it’s easy to forget about the essentials that stand the test of time. But the trusty stripe isn’t going anywhere. Few patterns can compete with the enduring versatility of the horizontal Breton and we can all agree, whether you’re a capsule advocate or a self-confessed hoarder, that no closet is complete without a staple set of stripes. And with our quick-fix outfit ideas, the linear print is more universally wearable and effortlessly alluring than ever. Consult our guide on how to wear stripes and you can proceed with confidence.

SORRY, JEANS—WE’RE MIDI SKIRT CONVERTS NOW

Taking rightful place as one of our Boutique Buyers’ most-loved looks is the ultra-feminine and impactful midi skirt. A-line, pleated, wrapped or ruffled – this always-elegant hemline is a perennial closet staple.

When it comes to skirts, the options are endless. Structured designs suit workwear power-dressing, while flowy tulle sashays with a sultry allure. And with autumn approaching, the wear-ability of this wardrobe essential becomes even more apparent. Easily layered and dressed up or down, our Boutique Buyers know that the midi skirt makes trans-seasonal dressing a dream. Read up on our favourite long-length styles if you want to add the ever-chic trend to your wish-list.

THE BEST OF ATTERLEY’S ACTIVEWEAR, ON SALE NOW

Struggling to stick to your New Years’ Resolutions? If you can’t quite bring yourself to go to the gym, let Atterley’s sale activewear help you…

January after January we make ambitious promises to ourselves, fuelled by the “new year, new me” mantra. Among the most popular? Exercise. Avoid disappointment in this time around and make 2020 the year you master your fitness routine.

Of course, regular exercise calls for comfortable and breathable getup. With contemporary brands like Beyond Yoga, Varley and LNDR on our radar, gym gear is more appealing than ever. And it gets better: hundreds of stylish, workout-ready pieces have just landed in the Atterley Sale. So, whether you’re perfecting your downward-facing dog or practising your push-ups, now’s the time to stock up on the suitable attire.