Minimalism offset runway glitz this fall, when Francisco Costa sent out a beautifully serene, yet still rigorous, lineup at Calvin Klein. Here, one of those quiet numbers, a silk-and-wool bustier paired with a wool felt pencil skirt.
This story first appeared in the February 14, 2008 issue of WWD. Subscribe Today.
Fall had its minimal side, with designers opting for stripped-down looks. But whether it’s Nicole Miller’s elegantly engineered coats or Narciso Rodriguez’s constructed dresses, today’s take on minimalism is anything but simple.
Photos by: Pasha Antonov, Talaya Centeno, Giovanni Giannoni, Thomas Iannaccone and Robert Mitra