The elegance of minimalism has always been represented by an evergreen garment like a shirt. Spring 2020 will be the perfect season for those who love shirts whose distinctive feature is simplicity. Shirts can be combined with anything and everything, from jeans to arabesque-printed trousers, like Etro does with pinstriped poplin shirts. Or Versace, whose shirts feature voluminous geometrical shoulders to be worn over sexy mini-dresses. Valentino shows his admiration towards the white shirt as a universal garment. He reinterprets it with a haute couture twist and raises it to the higher level- that of a dress. But something is already clear: the icon of the next season will be the crêpe de chine shirt by Bottega Veneta detailed with a quilted front. Austerity and minimalist lines are the key features for Max Mara who personalises a sleeveless shirt with two front pockets with flap overlapping two front pockets with a zip.