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Capsule Wardrobe: Want Simplicity But Not Boring?

A capsule wardrobe is a great approach to fashion. It streamlines your closet with a handful of versatile pieces that you love and wear consistently. It is a collection of around 25-50 timeless pieces that can be mixed and matched. However, some people find it bland or boring. This is a common misconception that this blog aims to break. The key is choosing items that reflect your style and can be put together in multiple ways. Let’s dig deeper into it.


Fundamentals of Capsule Wardrobe

Evaluate your Existing Wardrobe

The first step is to look at what you already own. Which pieces do you find yourself wearing over and over again? These are the items that should likely be part of your capsule wardrobe.


Identify Your Style

The next step is to think about your personal style. What types of clothing make you feel comfortable and confident? Your capsule wardrobe should reflect this.


Choosing Versatile Pieces

When selecting items for your capsule wardrobe, go for pieces that can be dressed up or down and worn in multiple seasons.


Limit Your Pieces

The idea is to limit your wardrobe to a set number of pieces (like 20-50 clothes AND accessories) that can be mixed and matched to create a variety of outfits.


Quality Over Quantity

Invest in quality pieces that will last, rather than cheap, fast fashion pieces that will quickly wear out.


How a Capsule Wardrobe Can Save You Time

One of the greatest advantages of a capsule wardrobe is that it saves time. With fewer choices, you’ll spend less time deciding what to wear each morning. Instead of sifting through a closet full of clothes and still feeling like you have nothing to wear, you’ll have a selection of favourite, versatile pieces that all work well together.

Additionally, a capsule wardrobe can save time in shopping. Instead of constantly browsing for new items, you can focus on maintaining and replacing the pieces in your capsule wardrobe as necessary. This means less time shopping and more time enjoying your life.


Nope, A Capsule Wardrobe Doesn’t Always Mean “Neutrals”

While it’s true that many capsule wardrobes lean towards neutral colours, this is by no means a rule. The main focus of a capsule wardrobe is versatility, and colour can absolutely play a part in that. Colours can be just as versatile as neutrals, especially if you choose shades that complement each other. A capsule wardrobe can be as vibrant and colourful as you want it to be as long as the pieces work well together.

You can also add pops of colour with accessories like scarves, jewellery or shoes. These items can change the whole feel of an outfit and allow you to express your personal style without needing a closet full of different clothing items.

To wrap things up, a capsule wardrobe can be very simple, but that doesn’t mean it has to be boring. By carefully choosing a selection of pieces that reflect your personal style and can be mixed and matched in different ways, you can create a wardrobe that saves you time and the earth.

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