Overwhelmed by consumerism and sobered by the economy, more Americans are embracing the less-is-more philosophy of “voluntary simplicity,” trading possession obsession for personal fulfillment. Allison Glock drops in on a few devoted followers and discovers that for them, enough really is enough. All Kathy Simpson wanted was a simpler life.
Both curating and simple living are based on the same minimalist root principle of stripping away the superfluous and focusing only on the essence of something, whether that is your style concept, your stuff or your daily routines. Although you definitely do not need to subscribe to a simpler/minimalist lifestyle