Building your wardrobe around minimalist clothes not only takes the guesswork out of coming up with outfits, but it also allows you to own less and wear every piece more.
While following a minimalist aesthetic often gets a reputation for being expensive (thanks, Céline), we’ve hunted down 20 chic staples in neutral colors and sleek cuts that you can mix and match all season—each less than $50. Click through the gallery and start building your spring wardrobe now.
Originally published March 2016. Updated March 2017.
Cheap Monday Had Tee, $49; at Azalea
CK Underwear Magnetic Force Bralette, $28; at Need Supply
Barrette 047, $10; at Loéil
Wilfred Free Daniela Bodysuit, $19.99; at Aritzia
New Look Sneakers, $13; at ASOS
Square-Cut Jersey Top, $45; at COS
Short-Sleeve Sweatshirt, $36; at Everlane
LL Bean Hunter's Camo Tote, $35; at LL Bean
Chunky Metal Bangle, $39; at COS
Rama Pajama-Style Blouse, $42; at Loéil
Sole Society Marlena Faux Leather Foldover Clutch, $39.95; at Nordstrom
ASOS Blouse, $43; at ASOS
Viscose Dress, $29.99; at H&M
Josie Maran Coconut Watercolor Cheek Gelee, $13; at Josie Maran
Cotton Cap, $12.99; at H&M