Scholarship on Fashion History tends to vacillate between the trite and 'serious observations' full of rigour; the latter, of course, is supposed to imbue what many consider to be a waste of time, with some measure of intellectual validity.
Minimalism is often associated with rigour, structure and a hard-edged sensibility. I am more interested in 'uncomplicated structure,' but of course, the former has its appeal. Another take that's quite appealing as well, comes by way of an unfinished, fluid deconstructivisim, beautifully utilized by Dubié in its summer-ready pieces.
If Kaufmann Mercantile were to ever launch a brick-and-mortar, pop-up version of its digital store, I'd be the first one lining up at their front doors. Particularly if they've got their handmade canvas & latigo leather satchels on display.