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October 12, 2010 at 3:24 pm
Less is elegance!
- VanessaProject Zen at http://theweeklyyogi.wordpress.com
I don't know – these are so elegant. What are they missing? I don't think anything at all.
Simply the best!
October 12, 2010 at 3:25 pm
What I'm afraid of is that every time Chloe seems to me like a copy of Celine …
October 12, 2010 at 3:26 pm
uhmmm… let's talk about those sandals… i need them both in heels and flats… LIKE, TO LIVE!
October 12, 2010 at 3:27 pm
black is the colour, all colours.
I love those pictures!
Jennifer - Stylish Clin d'Oeil
October 12, 2010 at 3:28 pm
Minimalist & simple, but great! It's enough to look smart^^
Yes, it can. But, then again, no one ever makes a style error with clean lines and simplicity. It is safe, but then again you rarely see someone who dresses simply on the worst dressed list. Those who shun minimalism are skilled at doing so and some things fall under the ''don't try this at home'' category. It works on those experts only.
Elegance is rarely maximalist.
October 12, 2010 at 3:29 pm
This is a favorite. Especially the second picture. Loving the black and light brown. I could wear this style everyday.
October 12, 2010 at 3:30 pm
I'm a huge fan of minimalism, but sometimes it can seem too risk free. Haven't really made my mind up about SS2011 Chloe; but it's very beige AGAIN…
A Girl, A Style
October 12, 2010 at 3:32 pm
While I certainly appreciate these designs, I think you're exactly right. I want more of a good thing from Chloe! I turn to Chloe for romantic embellishment, and while I love the garments, I want more piled on.
Miss B xx
To be honest I'm not digging the minimal look. But see if I'm saying that next season!
October 12, 2010 at 3:34 pm
To answer your question, the clothes look great in picture, but the show was such a bore.
October 12, 2010 at 3:35 pm
October 12, 2010 at 3:37 pm
the top dress is beautiful
October 12, 2010 at 3:38 pm
That is : simple is beautiful,everytime..
such beautiful, wearable clothes. Great investment pieces.
October 12, 2010 at 3:39 pm
such a gorgeous collection
October 12, 2010 at 3:41 pm
Ah, but is not enough of a good thing not minimalism? The pictures are beautiful. The clothes, I want to wear them.
October 12, 2010 at 3:42 pm
Amazing! chloe never ceases to to impress :D
Day By Diva Day By Diva Day By Diva
October 12, 2010 at 3:43 pm
Loving the last look!
October 12, 2010 at 3:44 pm
There's nothing new with that.Beautiful lines, though.
October 12, 2010 at 3:46 pm
First and yes
October 12, 2010 at 3:47 pm
I like minimalism because it is so easily worn. Plus it showcases more the wearer than the clothes, counter-intuitive in a fashion show but brilliant in day to day.
October 12, 2010 at 3:51 pm
The shoes are so effing hot!
i would rather call it "phoebeism" or "philoism", however i like it
October 12, 2010 at 3:53 pm
love the shoes greek-dea like diana.
October 12, 2010 at 3:54 pm
i'll always love chloe shoes
October 12, 2010 at 3:55 pm
so sleek and chic. lovely photos!
October 12, 2010 at 3:59 pm
I like the belt on the first dress.Very nice.
October 12, 2010 at 4:05 pm
Chloe designs have always been the cleanest, most simply elegant and beautiful pieces. And those leather sandals with the gold heel? Gorgeous.
October 12, 2010 at 4:10 pm
Your double negative is confusing! Nonetheless, great looks captured by the master.
October 12, 2010 at 4:11 pm
two thumbs up for minimalism
October 12, 2010 at 4:15 pm
I LOVE those shoes. TO. DIE. FOR.
October 12, 2010 at 4:18 pm
The shoes are very strange. They are pretty, and an interesting interpretation of the gladiator look, but they seem like they would fall off. I do love the coatdress in the first photo. That's exactly how I like to dress – black, simple and elegant, classic with a bit of an edge.
With minimalism, I miss little intricate details.
October 12, 2010 at 4:19 pm
love it!! but it seems like céline F/W 2010!
October 12, 2010 at 4:23 pm
everyone has been celine-ified!
i love that first coat
October 12, 2010 at 4:25 pm
Love the second one!
October 12, 2010 at 4:26 pm
I disagree. It's just enough
October 12, 2010 at 4:38 pm
Calvin Klein kind of covered this style pretty well already. The sandals are cute, tho prob. hurt to wear. Nothing really grabs me.
October 12, 2010 at 4:53 pm
October 12, 2010 at 4:59 pm
I adore minimalism! The simplicity allows you to rest your eye on the whole look, and then appreciate the details for being so exquisite!
October 12, 2010 at 5:14 pm
If less is more, then too little is too much.
October 12, 2010 at 5:15 pm
Hmm. I love the sandals, I love the 'brown' ones even more, but I really cannot say I like the overall looks. There's not enough to them. There is no color except the shoes. One simple belt, while in the sense that it's good that the designer is not trying to define a look by accessorizing it, is not enough when a look is this bland. So in this case, no, minimalism is quite enough of a good thing. But in almost any other case, I'd be inclined to agree with you.
It can but not here, here it feels like just the right amount of lovely things. The tan sandals are great with the black.
October 12, 2010 at 5:19 pm
Chloé is my absolute favourite brand EVER! <3 There WF10 collection was simply divine!
October 12, 2010 at 5:25 pm
Love the sandals!!! Especially the tan ones!
October 12, 2010 at 5:27 pm
classic black, beatifull
October 12, 2010 at 5:28 pm
OMG, these two looks are so similar to Celine fall 10/11, I'm not even joking!
October 12, 2010 at 5:29 pm
October 12, 2010 at 5:32 pm
No, its the confidence to know when its just enough
el mundo en un espejo
October 12, 2010 at 5:33 pm
Great Choe!!!! Less is more elmundoenunespejo.jimdo.com
October 12, 2010 at 5:34 pm
and here comes the long long missed Jil Sander style of the 90th and the millennium again!
very elegant, very feminine, but with a kick-ass-attitude ;)
I really love the shoes and the clothes are nice too. But who did the make up? Those red eyes aren't the best idea or should I cry when I wear those clothes?
October 12, 2010 at 5:42 pm
"Perfection isn't when there is nothing more to add but nothing more to take away…."
http://valentineavoh.blogspot.com/-diary of a fashion stylist-
October 12, 2010 at 5:53 pm
LOVE the shoes, in both colors. Thank god for the return of wearable heels.
October 12, 2010 at 5:55 pm
They made those sandals count.
October 12, 2010 at 6:00 pm
YES minimalism seems a canvas waiting for personalization…otherwise too much like a uniform
October 12, 2010 at 6:06 pm
love the leather top and those sandals!!
October 12, 2010 at 6:09 pm
Chloe : the state of being weary and restless through lack of interest.Synonyms: boredom, blahs, doldrums, ennui, listlessness, restlessness, tedium, weariness
October 12, 2010 at 6:25 pm
Double negative! How about:Is there such a thing as "too much" minimalism?Or…One can't be too minimal, in my opinion.But I agree. Yay minimalism.
October 12, 2010 at 6:40 pm
The top shot makes it just enough because of the amazing glint/gleam of the belt.
October 12, 2010 at 6:42 pm
Love the striking simplicity. Nice shots.
October 12, 2010 at 6:44 pm
Or too much of a good thing…
October 12, 2010 at 6:59 pm
Love the minimalism here. Chloe had done a great job. I find it harder to photograph though. Colour always makes for a better photo I think. Those ladies should be happy with the heal height too.
October 12, 2010 at 7:33 pm
No way. Love minimalism. Clean, simple, graceful elegance. Not totally discounting color and prints (especially leopard) because I love them too. But true minimalism in clothing depends on cut and construction and can be harder to achieve than adding stuff. When one achieves it, as in this collection, then it should be celebrated as purely as possible so that we can see the cut and construction — the architecture behind the clothing. So for me, this collection and its presentation are pretty damn divine.
October 12, 2010 at 7:48 pm
Simplicity is always in style. And are flat shoes making a comeback?! I love the leather pieces.
October 12, 2010 at 8:43 pm
Lets talk about that leather shirt in the second shot. If you've got arms and abs to show off, that is the sleekest, sexiest, female muscle-shirt around. Damn!
October 12, 2010 at 8:55 pm
Is minimalism exciting enough?
When it's done this well, with a perfect fit and some fresh new accessories I think it's more exciting than even the most extravagant Galliano show.
But I do think it only works perfectly on a pretty tall girl, someone who doesn't need much embellishment herself.
October 12, 2010 at 8:57 pm
The Shoes! The Shoes! It's all so very lovely!
October 12, 2010 at 9:18 pm
I like the shoes, too. I can has?
October 12, 2010 at 10:32 pm
oh how i long for chloe~
October 12, 2010 at 10:50 pm
Loving the eyes
October 12, 2010 at 11:10 pm
Nothing else is needed!!!!
October 12, 2010 at 11:31 pm
The two models (or are they the same?) seem to be falling backward. It's funny.
October 13, 2010 at 12:07 am
These looks are great. I think if you were to dress minimalistic every day it would be boring, but it is certainly a refreshing look when done on the occasion – and very comfortable to wear as well.
October 13, 2010 at 12:40 am
Prêt à Porter P
October 13, 2010 at 1:04 am
This is CHLOE??! Is Phoebe Philo secretly back gone back, this looks awfully a lot like what she's doing at Celine.
October 13, 2010 at 1:05 am
chloe never does wrong!
October 13, 2010 at 1:56 am
these outfits gives black a whole new look and feel.
October 13, 2010 at 3:19 am
This minimalist approach works great here because it emphasizes the quality if the garment. Simplicity works when you can show off a expertly tailored, perfectly fit, well made garment. I'd love to have more cloths like this in my wardrobe, they are timeless
October 13, 2010 at 4:54 am
I love the neat lines and the elegance. And the shoes go with it amazingly… the minimal look can never be out of trend!
October 13, 2010 at 5:02 am
October 13, 2010 at 6:00 am
these shoes were done before by Calvin Klein(as a flat) and i had them. also clothes they are sooooooooooooo Celine
October 13, 2010 at 6:15 am
i loved this collection!!! http://www.fashionablenotebook.blogspot.com
The Nyanzi Report
October 13, 2010 at 6:22 am
The thing with minimalism is in the details. Not everybody will 'get it' unless they truly understand cut, construction, different colour shades, texture.It's sort of like a secret language for only a choosen few.And that's where the truth lies.
October 13, 2010 at 6:50 am
Couldn't agree more!
October 13, 2010 at 8:42 am
Love the first dress…is so structured that looks made by some God….
October 13, 2010 at 9:28 am
minimalism works best when the designer puts their stamp on it.
those impeccable suits and boots in the 60's were Courreges signature look.
the looks here are attractive minimalism, but could like like everyone else's idea of minimalism.
October 13, 2010 at 10:53 am
I'm a big fan of black, and I do believe less is more! It's sometimes annoying to see lots of very creative designer runways but nothing you can add to your wardrobe!
October 13, 2010 at 11:15 am
The clothes, sandals and shots — WOW.
October 13, 2010 at 11:32 am
minimalism is just enough of a good thing — no more, no less
October 13, 2010 at 12:25 pm
I love the shoes!!
October 13, 2010 at 12:36 pm
it's like Celine!
October 13, 2010 at 2:38 pm
Love those sandals!!!
October 13, 2010 at 2:42 pm
wow.. love the black blouse and skirt paired with the brown leather sandals!
October 13, 2010 at 2:49 pm
I can be a fan of minimalism. But there's minimalism and then there's boring. I think these looks fall in the latter category and agree with you.
October 13, 2010 at 7:04 pm
I agree. Minimal can be quite drab at times, and other times, it can say so much! But, it's time for McGibbon to steer away into a lighter palette of summer, what with all the summery dresses that popped up in the collection. Beautiful nonetheless.
October 13, 2010 at 7:08 pm
Madly in love with her!
October 14, 2010 at 4:41 am
This is a bit irreverent but what is with that armpit?
October 14, 2010 at 5:31 am
Yes, I want those sandals.
October 14, 2010 at 5:47 am
Except from the shoes there is very little humanity in these clothes. Money, of course, and skill, but the model might as well be dead. Or alive for that matter. Life & death are insignificant here, doesn’t really matter. Someone else eventually does the living.
October 14, 2010 at 7:10 am
I have a maximalist view of this minimalism! Give me more! absolutely breathtaking!
Teresa @ good-grace
October 14, 2010 at 9:59 am
Those shoes are INSANELY sexy!!
October 14, 2010 at 12:50 pm
Wow, this is so beautiful!
October 15, 2010 at 1:55 am
Whoever said maximilism can't be elegant? The indian sari proves you wrong.
October 15, 2010 at 4:01 am
Gimme. That's all.
October 15, 2010 at 2:00 pm
I'm really impressed by the look on the bottom pic.
Looks like this and some of the looks at the Haider Ackermann show take everything to a whole 'nother level.
October 15, 2010 at 6:14 pm
oh i love that black with brown sandals! one of my favorite color combos. to think it used to be a faux pas.
VOZ new york
October 16, 2010 at 2:45 pm
Chloe used to be a bit more fun – seems like the brand is in the shadow of Celine. Probably Hannah MacGibbon needs to discuss with Phoebe Philo to which direction Celine is going in the next season before Hannah starts designing.
October 17, 2010 at 5:21 pm
nineties minimalism is so elegant but imho a bit boring: I think some bad taste to be added would be a good idea. but I lovelovelove the sandals!!!
October 17, 2010 at 10:13 pm
I think this kind of minimilism is classic. The simplicity is all about cut, pared-back lines, and the designer's interpretation and appreciation of the fabrics…And to this end (as someone earlier mentioned) the designs ultimately cause focus on the wearer. These designs are fabulous, understated, intellectual, cool.The second pic illustrates this perfectly: Look at the simple shapes, but see how the mix of materials and the cut makes the outfit continually interesting, and how the material and colour-contrast of the sandals gives the entire look its "kick". Watching someone wearing these types of styles and designs makes me incredibly curious about the person wearing it, like good clothing design should. Thanks for the fashion show pics and the debates; love it.Ciao, L., in Oz. x x
October 20, 2010 at 3:32 pm
Oh I just loove that leather top!!!It is perfect, so minimal, so chic, so beautiful!!
October 21, 2010 at 2:46 am
The dress in first picture is very cute.
October 21, 2010 at 2:48 am
the dress in the first picture is very cute.
October 21, 2010 at 8:09 pm
I love those Shoes! does anyone know what they're called?
October 27, 2010 at 3:25 pm
Love the model's nose.
October 30, 2010 at 2:26 am
These shoes are so good.
December 31, 2010 at 8:50 pm
I completely agree with you, but I cannot live without channeling ultra feminine vibes!
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