Tatler Picks: 5 Simple & Sophisticated Minimalist Items


October 20, 2017 | BY Isabel Wong

There's truth to the idea that less is actually more. A retreat for the mind and body, the first step to achieving minimalism is investing in quality pieces that boast crisp, clean design and warm neutral hues.

From furniture to wearables, we've handpicked items to visually declutter your life:

Photo: Courtesy of Moda Operandi

Carolina Santo Domingo Amphora Bag

Carolina Santo Domingo’s Amphora bag is quickly garnering a cult following and we can see why. With a vertical handle that's right on trend and a minimalist silhouette, we've yet to find an occasion where this bag won’t fit the bill.  

Available at modaoperandi.com.

Tatler Picks: 5 Simple & Sophisticated Minimalist Items
Photo: Courtesy of Céline

Céline Unhidden Bootie

When it comes to minimalism, one of the first brands that come to mind is usually Céline. With their knack for clean lines with an avant-garde twist, the French fashion house is a master of the genre and their crisp, white Unhidden Bootie is no exception.

Available at celine.com

Photo: Courtesy of H.Moser & Cie

H.Moser & Cie Endeavour Centre Seconds Automatic Watch

In search of the ultimate stealth timepiece? The H. Moser & Cie. Endeavour Centre Seconds Automatic Funky Blue dial is it. The case is 40mm in diameter made in 18K white gold and fitted with a kudu leather strap. Finished with Moser stripes and diamond polishing, it is proof that simplicity trumps embellishment.

Find out more at h-moser.com

Tatler Picks: 5 Simple & Sophisticated Minimalist Items
Donald Martiny, Omotik (2017), aluminium, polymer, polymer paint. Image: Courtesy of the artist

Donald Martiny

As the saying goes, a picture is worth a thousand words. In this case, a couple of brushstrokes tells a thousand stories. Renowned abstract expressionist artist Donald Martiny has been creating artworks with brushes, brooms, mops, and his own hands to push paint into abstract swoops. Martiny’s pieces represent the power of paint, making them the perfect minimalist artworks that scream individuality.

Find out more at donaldmartiny.com

Photo: Courtesy of Jayson Home

Carved Stool 

When minimalism meets Dutch aesthetics and Senegalese design, the result is this quirky stool hand carved from dimble wood. With its organic shape, this stool makes a unique coffee table or additional seating with an exotic kick. 

Available at jaysonhome.com

Related Stories

Chanel Code Coco: The Watch Of The Moment

October 19, 2017 | BY Hong Kong Tatler

7 Minimalist Looks to Try in 2017

December 22, 2016 | BY Justine Lee

5 Minimalist Gowns for the Modern Bride

February 8, 2017 | BY Melissa Twigg

Backes & Strauss Debuts Flawless Timepieces In Hong Kong

October 22, 2018 | BY Hong Kong Tatler

Here’s Why You Shouldn’t Skip Wonderfruit This Year

October 18, 2018 | BY Coco Marett

Cosmic Gaze: Why Science Is Julia Milner's Biggest Inspiration

October 17, 2018 | BY Hong Kong Tatler