Simple Style

From neutrals to earthy elements, the minimalist look makes a comeback this season.

  • Effortlessly Chic: Don a pair of fashionable yet
    comfortable flats in rich textures to add an element of fun to an otherwise simple ensemble. Grey felt ballet flats ($265), by Delman, from Pumpz and Co., Galleria, 952-926-2252,
  • Luminescence • Shine some light on your style with
    a modern lamp that boasts clean lines and adds a bright twist to your interiors. Quoizel mini table lamp ($549), from Gabberts Design Studio and Fine Furnishings, Galleria, 952-927-1500,
  • Fabric Fun: This stylish frock is a great example
    of this season's unadorned garments in neutral shades that use texture to dress up clean silhouettes. Moth cut dress ($735), by Yigal Azrouël, 952-926-8725,
  • Get Grounded: Warm up stark modern interiors by
    bringing an element of nature into your home. Bowl ($295) and cutting boards ($100–$124), by Spencer Peterman, from EuroNest, 5700 W. 36th St., St. Louis Park, 952-929-2927,
  • Time to Change: Even if your look is more cushy
    than clean, a fun but sleek clock will add a burst of inspired style to your walls. Radiant wall clock ($66), from ID Inside Design, 211 N. 1st St., Mpls., 612-317-0045,
  • Necessary Accessory: Minimalist looks provide the
    perfect canvas for showing off jewelry with a twist. A simple silver cuff becomes a statement accessory when paired with complementing pieces. Bracelets ($138–$245),, 612-925-2400,

If you’re as tired of studs, sparkle, and splash as we are, you’ll be happy to know that minimalism is making a comeback. We’re not talking cold and impersonal—we mean a less-is-more philosophy that includes neutrals, clean lines, and earthen elements. From a simple stainless lamp to a handmade wooden bowl to a fashion-forward frock, these pared-down pieces prove less is often better than the rest.