This outfit is the embodiment of my comfort zone; I truly enjoy minimal pieces and neutral color blocking in my clothing, and I value comfortable clothing above any brand. I have recently questioned why this look is so appealing to myself and my personal style, and I feel that it is reflective of my affinity for a modern, urban lifestyle, as well as the minimalist idea that I only own a small amount of nice things that I value, and that I only have what I need. This specific outfit definitely appeals to my need for comfort: Birkenstocks are designed to shape to your feet, and are extremely supportive (hence the price being extremely high for a pair of sandals). My Topshop dress is a soft, worn cotton, which breathes throughout the day and flows beautifully. For a look that is so simple, its functions are extremely multidimensional.

All photographs taken by BRIANA LIN