Power sleeves, ruching and shoulder pads—the ‘80s were anything but minimalist, yet ’80s minimalism is shaping up to be the trend du jour in 2017 / 2018.
Inspired by the strong maximalist influence of the season, designers are adapting the voluminous silhouettes that dominated the ‘80s in a decidedly understated fashion.
While statement sleeves and silhouettes with extra volume might seem daunting at first, these sleek reiterations will let you adopt the trends easily without forgoing your minimalist ideals.
Pictured: Christopher Esber Fossiled Long Skirt, Michael Lo Sordo Relaxed Cocoon Trench, Rachel Comey Wharf Pant
In a notably muted palette of cream, navy and black, home grown talents Christopher Esber, Michael Lo Sordo, Strateas Carlucci and Dion Lee are redefining maximalism for a minimalist aesthetic, and we couldn’t be happier.
Pictured: Strateas Carlucci Cumulus Top, Strateas Carlucci Sterile Funnel Top, Christopher Esber Reed Starr Multi Tuck Top