With the progression of fashion throughout the years, there is now a plethora of styles and aesthetics that appeal to a wide range of people. One of them is Minimalism, which has conquered all aesthetics, not just in fashion but in interior design.
Celebs and ordinary folks alike have embraced the minimalistic look, as it exudes wealth without the need for a multitude of patterns and other garments. It also provides the convenience of not needing to add further elements to one’s ensemble that will make it less comfortable to don.
Some people dislike the minimalistic approach and prefer to go above and beyond merely matching bottoms and tops and calling it a day. Nope! Because Maximalism is on the rise, and no one can stop it.
Enough with the “less is more” approach; it’s time that we embrace all things Lisa Franklin, which means we shouldn’t be afraid to add a few extra items to round out our ensembles. Bright colours, bold textures, and formfitting shapes are all in this season, and you’ll be free to let go of all the old-style norms and have fun experimenting with colours, patterns and silhouettes – you’ll realise how liberating it is once you let go of what society deems fashionable.
Pulling off a maximalist look is not as simple as it may appear. Despite the fact that it looks chaotic, mastering this creative fashion trend requires precision and a keen eye.
Above all, knowing how to layer is THE fundamental factor in all matters of fashion. Layering is the key to not just finishing, but also bringing your entire ensemble together. A one-of-a-kind animal print jacket or a plain plaid blazer would suffice (as your main statement piece). The idea is to make it as chaotic as possible, while staying inside the fashion threshold. As a result, it’s chaotic, yet with a slight artistic touch.
It wouldn’t be Maximalism if there weren’t strange and quirky patterns piled on top of one other. Set aside all you’ve learned about matching this to that. By combining various textures and patterns, you can get a loud and powerful style that shouts Maximalism. It doesn’t matter if they’re not in the same colour family, because the goal is for your style to scream YOU, your own unique style.
Knowing when to stop is an important part of mastering layering. You’ve crammed in as much as you can, but it’ll all be too much at some point. Despite the fact that Maximalism is all about “more is more,” there is a delicate line between artistic and chaotic. Like it or not, in the Maximalism aesthetic, a wardrobe gone insane does exist, and striking the correct balance between chaos and creativity will do you wonders if you choose this style.
A quick tip: If you want to try your hand at Maximalism, simply start with the same colour palette and a few accessories to complete the look. You don’t have to start bigger just because the aesthetic calls for it. Gradually adding additional details as you gain confidence will inspire you to go all-out. Plus, if you start small, you’ll be able to tell when too much is clearly too much.
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