It is said that simplicity is beauty but if one were to view this saying in the context of websites and blogs, one would also say that simplicity is performance. Audiences do get attracted by fancy sites and blogs but when it comes to being-user-friendly and functional, simplicity/minimalism takes the cake. Therefore, if you are WordPress user, you must look for minimal WordPress themes.
Such themes are suitable for all niches but lifestyle is a niche that places a premium on minimalism. This is why minimal WordPress lifestyle theme is a hit with bloggers who write about health, parenting, fitness, beauty and lots of other categories that come under the huge umbrella of lifestyle. It is focused on giving your content maximum exposure along with superb functionality so that your words reach far and wide. Simplicity is the USP of such themes and hence, you will find them extremely easy to work with.
Well, there is no dearth of minimal WordPress themes for lifestyle blog and sites and you can easily find lots of them at different shops and sources but why go far when everything is just here, under your nose.
Below we have created a collection of 40 such themes. All of them are rich in terms of quality and we are sure you would find them useful and interesting. Take a look.
MagXP is a marvelous meeting point of flexibility, form and functionality. You can easily mold its minimal dark outlook to bright and clean. It has 4 homepage layouts and an options panel that lets you control the design according to your wish.
Path shows you the path of proper blogging as it contains all the features that you need to march ahead in style. This responsive magazine and blogging theme from ThemeForest, priced at $40, was created on 4 April, 2014 and thus, you can be sure of a contemporary and crisp service.
Though the name suggests drama and daring, Wildfire is a traditional WordPress magazine theme with plenty of white space and a clean, crisp and sleek minimal design. This MyThemeShop offering, priced at $35, possesses a traditional layout, and is fully responsive.
Crafted with a content-centric approach, Publisher is a premium WordPress theme that lets you focus all your energy on your words. With it, you can deliver an amazing, awe-inspiring blog without worrying about the technical details.
Olympic is a strong and sleek theme meant for business websites. Packed with pretty and powerful features, the theme can be best described as the Arnold of themes.
Meadow is a responsive, simple, clean and effective WordPress theme priced at $49 from MojoThemes which is a perfect fit for creative people. Possessing a stylish flavor, the theme is also suitable for portfolio, multimedia or personal websites.
Allegro is a top quality theme that comes with handcrafted design. It has its own Banner system, in which you can add http://inspiretrends.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/04, text, videos or any other type of HTML code.
Want to create a web newspaper or magazine website in minutes? Go for News 2 for it delivers your words with an extra sheen and shine. It lets you present all your latest developments in an open, easy-to-read format that highlights all your big stories without overpowering the page.
Created on 8 April, 2014; MarketBlog is a cool and classic theme from ThemeForest priced at $40. Through it you can easily build your personal, branding, marketing, SEO blog. Designed with meticulous attention to detail, this is really a theme worth trying.
Here is a cool and crisp theme featuring a clean design with ample use of white space to allow your content and http://inspiretrends.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/04 to shine. Sharp Magazine was designed and developed for a variety of content sites with sophisticated needs.
Powerful and prim at the same time, Fitness is a fantastic solution for any business that wants to build a strong online presence. This product of MojoThemes, priced at $49, lets you do absolutely anything you want.
Saturation is a storehouse of strong and sexy features that are nicely complemented by its traditional blog like structure. It features the new Google Plus badge widget, search, speed, ad optimization, and much more. This MyThemeShop product is really a must-have for bloggers.
This latest offering from ThemeForest, was released on 16 April, 2014. It is a simple, clean, personal, modern and professional blogging theme ideal for spreading stories.
Chameleons is a simple and clean theme with truck loads of customization options. It comes with endless patterns and color combinations that will definitely cut ice with you. Anyone, from a newbie to an expert, can play and create with Chameleons.
Here is a fresh and fully responsive WordPress theme from MojoThemes which was released on 8 April, 2014. It possesses a clean, modern and professional look and supports 7 different post formats (Standard, Image, Gallery, Video, Audio, Link and Quote) and unlimited image galleries using default WordPress gallery.
The $39 Visage presents itself as a vibrant visage of contemporary, refined visuals combined with a polished undertone, providing a unique look that is flexible and intuitive to use. This RocketTheme product is peppered with all the features that you need to sail fast and smooth.
Developed by ThemeZilla, the $59 Statesman is a theme that is just too good to ignore. It places all the focus on the written word and gives a unique hero image treatment to your content. To put it in simple words, this is a proper blogger’s theme.
Carrying a bold, modern, responsive design and lots of great features to power your news or content sharing website; Novelty is a theme that stands out with its wide range of advanced features like: featured image slider, tabbed widgets, featured posts and custom shortcodes.
Possessing handy features such as Full width Slider, 3 Column Feature Area, Unlimited testimonials, a beautiful Gallery, Parallax background effect, etc. StartPoint is a theme that will give you a great start. It is a classic opportunity to get rid off the boring appearance of your business website and enthrall your customers with an amazing outlook.
Nexus is a nifty versatile magazine theme that can take massive amounts of content and present it to the reader in a clear and structured manner. It is full of custom widgets and content modules that give you control over your page.
Meant for health professionals, Medi is a nice minimal theme that renders your content in a pleasing style across all viewing devices. It is powerful and pretty at the same time.
A merchandize of ThemeFurnace, Perosan is a simple personal blogging theme with some nice built-in extras such as social media count widgets, Flickr widgets, lined paper style text widgets and a homepage slider. You can customize it to create an individualized theme in minutes.
If you want to impress your audience with full-screen photography on your website then Energy is an exact choice. It is a lovely minimal business theme that would work great with gyms, fitness centers, sporting venues and other businesses.
Decent and demure to the core; Arctic is a beautiful, clean, responsive, retina-ready, personal blog theme that was released by ThemeForest on 7 April, 2014. It will definitely floor you with its powerful and pretty features.
MythemeShop says that Vogue is pure class and it truly is. This fashionable and elegant WordPress theme highlights your content with a minimalist, clean design and its tons of sleek features take care of functionality to the fullest.
Slappy is a responsive, modern and professional WordPress blog & gallery theme designed by MojoThemes. Valued at $49, it supports 7 different post formats (Standard, Image, Gallery, Video, Audio, Link and Quote) and possesses unlimited options to customize things as per your needs and requirements.
Ideal for your for your food/diet blog, Botanica is fantastic theme with different type of pages, for example, homepage, blog page, pricing page, gallery page, contact page, etc.
Here is a warm and rich theme that is perfect for mom and parent blogs. Every element of this theme is well crafted and makes your site look professional and also gets maximum exposure for your content.
The $35 Invisi is an inimitable theme as it brings a unqiue combination of organization and joyful visuals in a single package. It is suitable for personal bloggers, newspapers, online magazines and the like. With it, you are sure to leave a lasting impression on your public.
Infoway is an innovative and super useful theme as it offers an in-built lead capture system. It captures the leads from the homepage and stores them securely in your WordPress dashboard, so that you can easily contact your leads and gain more business.
Fit&Healthy, as the name suggests, is a premium fitness and health blogging WordPress theme that you can also use for your fashion websites and general blogging websites. It provides maximum exposure to your content in an endearing and engaging style.
Opinions provides you an extensive and feature rich platform to present your content. It utilizes the BuddyPress functionality to create a truly social platform that not just enhances your popularity but also builds a bright brand for you.
Geared for education websites, such as universities, schools, colleges and the like Erudito is also ideal for other kinds of sites. It is a solid, modern and responsive WordPress theme with 12 color styles and numerous customization options.
Aggregates is a fine solution for those who are in search of a modern, effective and elegant theme. It has tons of content and widget-ready areas and manages to display everything in a clear and readable manner.
Here is a clean blogging theme created especially for health and fitness bloggers, weight loss blogs, food blogs and general lifestyle WordPress blogs. It is packed with all the contemporary and coveted features that one needs to make a lasting impression.
MOMO is a magnetic and extremely easy-to-use WordPress theme that has been designed to give you a memorable experience. From its visual home page builder, intuitive shortcodes, post reviews to the custom color accented categories and powerful theme options; everything is cool and classy.
Krakatau is a neat and natty WordPress theme which emphasizes on mixed media and typography. It is responsive, graceful and highly performance oriented so that you get the best deal at $39.
As is self-explanatory, Expedition is a directory theme that will work great for travel agencies, travel and city guides, review websites, etc. All its elements are highly complementary and designed to dish out a dashing deal.
This is one of a kind theme which lets you post any kind of content to your heart’s content. What is more, it does so in style. Hartee is a beautiful Tumblr-like theme which is responsive and built on top of the Skeleton framework.
Sensational is an aptly named theme as it really creates a sensational effect with its rich features and awesome functionality. Priced at $35 and developed by MyThemeShop, the theme is a great tool to make your mark in the cyberspace.