What Francisco Costa Taught Us About Minimalism

Style lessons from the departing Calvin Klein designer

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After more than a decade at the helm of American fashion juggernaut Calvin Klein, Francisco Costa announced today that he will be leaving the label. Throughout his 13-year tenure as creative director of the womenswear line, Costa adhered to the minimalist aesthetic of brand, while reviving the label with a refreshing, muted colour palette and figure-flattering tailoring. Click through the gallery above for the most important style lessons we picked up from Costa’s interpretation of minimalist style.

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