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The Wonderfully Minimal COS Spring/Summer 2011 Collection

 - Feb 12, 2011   Updated: Jun 8 2011
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The COS Spring/Summer 2011 collection has a very minimalist approach; the line is predominantly composed of single-hued pieces in cobalt, gray, white and black. The collection's simplicity and fresh, clean aesthetic brings elegance to the clothes.

The COS Spring/Summer 2011 collection features several one-piece outfits with a few simple stripe patterns. In this case, less is truly more. See more images from the line above.

Implications - It was only a few years ago that American Apparel introduced the concept of "simple, yet elegant" into youth fashion and started a movement that is still felt in fashion today. Corporations and brands can capitalize on the work of this avant-garde rehash by appealing directly to a consumer's desire for simple, minimalist designs.