If you’re anything like me, you like to build out a closet of great essential basics. Yep, while a love a dramatic piece or a great trend-driven item, it’s really the foundational basics that ground my wardrobe and get the most wear. But what if I told you that this fall, one of the key basics will also be one of the biggest trends that fashion insiders will get behind? Well, that is exactly what’s about to happen with the rise of minimalist dresses. Excited? Same.
On the F/W 20 runways, we saw brands like Jacquemus, Bottega Veneta, and Dion Lee embracing minimalism, but their designs are infused with cool details that make them feel anything but ordinary. Dresses have cutouts carved out at the hips, one-shoulder silhouettes with exposed backs, and ribbed fabrics in cardigan-like shapes that make them instantly covetable. Ahead, see how fashion insiders are already wearing some of the biggest minimalist dress styles we can expect for fall and shop the edit.