A deceptively oxymoronic pairing, having the words "minimal" and "vintage" thrown together as a hybrid fashion aesthetic would have has most of the fashion uninitiated scratching their heads in confusion. But, scoring a look that marries the retro-cool vibes of the Beatles '60s and the edgy street grunge aesthetic of the '90s can be just as cool and inspiring as more ornate looks popping up as of late.
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The trick to keeping your vintage minimalist look current is to embrace color, color, and more color! Streamlined silhouettes paired with solid hues can easily elevate a look from drab to fab. Throw some interesting patterns and texture into the mix and you've got the aesthetic down to a capital T. Pairing it with one or two carefully curated accessories such as an iconic oval shaped pair of sunnies like the Ray-Ban Beat adds dimension to your outfit without feeling overdone.
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The electric pleated orange skirt of Issa Pressman is balanced out by her sleek navy trench of and red sneaks. Amber hued sunnies rounds up the look.
Ramp up the style quotient of a fundamental wardrobe piece like a black jacket with some rockin' oval frames that scream '60s beatnik, as seen on Patricia Prieto.
Marga Bermudez nails the urban London chic meets atheleisure by pairing plaids with a natty sweater and dark oval specs.
Solenn Heussaff makes a lilac poncho, slim jeans, and jet black shades too cool for school.
Something as simple as a white T-shirt can look surprisingly different when paired with a vibrant pink pair of oval sunnies, as seen on Carla Humphries.
More into the basics? Fret not. A nifty pair of sunnies would definitely amp up a statement tee and cap, as demonstrated by Ron Poe.
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