15 Cool Minimalist Fashion Brands You Need To Know About

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Are you looking for some new wardrobe staples to refresh your look? Well, here are 15 minimalist fashion brands you need to check out for classic and timeless pieces.

Minimalist fashion brands are excellent for staple pieces that are endlessly versatile and will really stand the test of time as well as clothes that will fit right in with the quiet luxury and clean girl aesthetics. If you are on the lookout for some new minimalist fashion brands to give your wardrobe a little update, then you are in the right place since we have brought together 15 minimalist fashion brands that you will just love.

The list includes French brands for that Parisian touch, Scandinavian brands for a cool girl look, and American brands for chic and practical pieces that you can wear year after year. So let’s introduce you to some new brands you really need to know about!

15 Minimalist Fashion Brands We Love

1. Almada Label

Almada Label is a minimalist knitwear brand that puts sustainability, responsible production, and natural materials at the center of the brand.

The Finish label was founded by Alexa Dagmar and Linda Juhola in 2020 and has since been featured in Vogue and Harper’s Bazaar, quickly growing in popularity due to their classic and timeless designs, crafted from luxurious materials in Italy, Portugal, and Inner Mongolia, ensuring that each piece stands the test of time.

So if you are looking for cozy cardigans, stylish sweater dresses, chic coats, and comfy sweaters, then Almada Label is the right brand for you.

2. Source Unknown

Founded in 2020, Source Unknown is a multi-brand retailer that brings together timeless, minimalist, and sophisticated pieces from a range of different brands to make shopping quick and easy.

You will find seasonless items that can be worn year after year alongside trendy pieces that are perfect wardrobe additions to add a trendy touch to your look.

Each piece is unfussy and wearable, ideal for busy modern women, and has a luxurious look without the high price tag, making it easy to achieve a refined look without breaking the bank. The stock changes often so we love checking the site regularly to see new pieces that have been added!

3. Khaite

The New York-based brand, Khaite, was founded in 2016 by Catherine Holstein who wanted to create clothes with contrast, blending masculine with feminine and structure with fluidity. The collections of womenswear pieces and accessories are intended to imbue women with confidence and strength, as well as transcending seasons so you can wear these pieces year after year.

The craftsmanship is very important to the Khaite brand, taking pride in its luxurious materials, exquisite craftsmanship, and eye-catching details.

The polished and refined silhouettes make many Khaite pieces wardrobe staples while unusual and expected details that feature on many Khaite clothes and accessories add a striking touch to your look.

4. The Frankie Shop

The Frankie Shop is best known for wardrobe staples with a twist, such as croc-effect coats and asymmetric vests, adding a statement touch to your look.

This luxury brand was established by Gaëlle Drevet with the aim to create practical, functional, and stylish clothes that gave women confidence and made them feel like themselves. We love the oversized suits from The Frankie Shop, expertly tailored and effortlessly chic.

There are now The Frankie Shop stores in New York and Paris and in 2022, menswear and unisex lines were added to the brand to affirm their inclusive ethos.

5. COS

COS is the best place to shop for contemporary, stylish pieces with an affordable price tag. The brand is part of the H&M group and creates super trendy pieces alongside classic items that will become go-to pieces in your wardrobe.

We particularly love the workwear pieces available from COS, including smart pants, timeless button-up shirts, sophisticated dresses, and refined blazers. But their range of menswear range casual pieces, denim, jewelry, shoes, and bags means there is something for everyone – each piece expertly crafted to ensure all the clothes really stand the test of time.

6. Reformation

Reformation has become a go-to brand for formal and glamorous dresses, particularly wedding and bridesmaid looks, but they also have sleek and simple shirts, pants, skirts, and sweaters that are perfect for everyday wear.

The brand has a great range of essential pieces that you’ll want to wear all the time, including the best wide-leg pants, oversized button-up shirts, cozy sweaters, and classic skirts as well as trend-led pieces and a wide range of accessories too.

Reformation also prides itself on its sustainable ethos, using environmental materials and ethical and transparent production, making it a brand you really need in your wardrobe.

7. Staud

Staud clothing perfectly blends sophisticated, classic pieces with an element of nostalgia to create completely irresistible clothes, bags, and shoes that you really need in your wardrobe! The LA-based brand believes that fashion should empower women, bringing joy to the wearer and remaining practical at the same time, which is why we just adore each Staud collection.

The bright and bold colors accentuate stunning silhouettes, which often have a vintage touch, while the decoration is kept to a minimum to embody that minimalist look, really letting each piece shine and allowing the wearer to add their own twist and style each piece in an individual way.

8. Ganni

Ganni is a Danish brand that embodies the chic and refined Scandinavian style that is so popular right now. Each Ganni collection includes fun and playful silhouettes, exquisite details, and bold prints, helping you to create striking and eye-catching outfits, as well as perfectly tailored pants, blazers, shirts, and dresses that are all essentials in your wardrobe.

Ganni is also a B-Corp brand, which means that they meet high standards for social and environmental performance and transparency – just another reason why you need this sustainable and responsible brand in your life.

9. Nanushka

Nanushka is a Hungarian brand that was founded in 2006 and is already beloved by Gigi Hadid and Hailey Bieber – so you definitely need a Nanushka piece in your own wardrobe! The brand has a strong ethos that highlights the importance of practicality, luxe and considered craftsmanship, and responsible production.

The clean and polished collections each feature a touch of modern bohemian spirit for a quirky touch. We love the high-quality, low-impact materials used by Nanuska and their focus on sustainability and traditional techniques, which are blended with contemporary and innovative methods to produce irresistible and timeless clothes.

10. LouLou Studio

Chloe Harrouche founded Loulou Studio in Paris in 2019 and it quickly became popular with its collections of classic, yet contemporary pieces that everyone needs in their wardrobe.

Loulou Studio balances femininity with a touch of masculinity and softness with structure and power to ensure each piece brings strength to the wears and imbues them with self-confidence. All the fabrics are carefully sourced then the production is a collaborative effort to ensure the highest quality finish and the best working conditions for the skilled artisans.

Paired back colors draw focus on the luxurious fabrics and elegant silhouettes to make sure all pieces really stand the test of time.

11. Theory

If you are looking for simple, sleek, and refined clothing, then Theory is a great brand to go for. This Manhattan-based brand was first founded in 1997 with a minimalist womenswear collection and now has expanded to offer collections for both men and women and has over 434 retail locations all over the world!

Expert tailoring is at the center of the Theory brand to ensure a sophisticated and refined look while the high-quality and innovative materials feel and look incredible, helping to achieve that perfect fit. Each collection is filled with easy-to-wear pieces that are endlessly versatile and can be mixed and matched year after year.  

12. Totême

The Swedish label, Totême has quickly become a cult classic brand that is beloved by Jennifer Lawrence, Selena Gomez, Gigi Hadid, and Rosie Huntington-Whiteley.

Each collection by Totême is intended to have a minimalist aesthetic that does not conform to seasonal trends, meaning you can wear your Totême pieces all year round, year after year.

The timeless outerwear and plush and sumptuous knitwear are just gorgeous and great investment pieces that you will wear all the time, while the luxe leather handbags look super chic and the spacious interiors make them practical too.

13. By Malene Birger

By Malene Birger is a Danish label that aims to celebrate sophisticated Scandinavian style, a minimalist aesthetic, and enduring fabrics to ensure each By Malene Birger piece can be worn year after year.

Each collection has a bohemian twist and features timeless, elegant silhouettes and feminine details that make each piece irresistible.

The brand also takes a conscious approach to production, making use of certified sustainable materials, traceable fibers, and excellent working conditions for the skilled artisans. All By Malene Birger pieces are meant to be an investment that you will wear for years to come.

14. Sezane

The French brand, Sezane, is best known for luxe, minimalist clothing that looks stunning and will really stand the test of time.

The close-knit team at Sezane takes inspiration from Paris and the people who live there when designing each of the collections, before handing it off to the expert teams in the brand’s ateliers who crafted each piece with care and attention.

Sezane is transparent with its materials and production, ensuring at each step they are protecting the planet and the people who make your clothes. The five workshops have the best working conditions and all the fabrics are sustainably sourced.

15. St. Agni

If you are looking for minimalist, beautiful clothes for your summer wardrobe, then St. Agni is the best brand for you! This Australian brand was founded in Byron Bay and focuses on excellent tailoring, refined silhouettes, and a minimalist aesthetic.

The collections include floaty dresses, classic button-up shirts, exquisitely tailored pants, and gorgeous leather goods that you really need in your wardrobe. All the clothing and footwear from St. Agni are intended to last, with timeless design and luxurious materials that will stand the test of time and are kind to the environment.

There are currently only St. Agni stores in Australia, but the online store and 80 retailers across the world, including Revolve, mean that St. Agni is available to everyone.

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