How to Create the Perfect Capsule Wardrobe

A capsule wardrobe is a neat and concise wardrobe, full of garments and accessories that suit one another, that can be thrown together with ease to create perfect outfits and also, it must contain items that you will wear regularly. In other words, a capsule wardrobe is a wardrobe full of style staples. One of the biggest mistakes that many women make when dressing, as well as when shopping for clothes, is that they jump into the deep end first and opt for bright colours and daring fits. You must start with the basics, wear them, and gradually build upon those using only items that suit your body shape.


capsule wardrobe

The best way to build a wardrobe that will serve as both useful and fun to work with is to start with the basics and built on what you already have. Ideally, every wardrobe should have a certain number of items from which you will easily be able to form stylish yet fuss free outfits without wasting hours doing so. Of course, feel free to eliminate any items on this list that you just would not wear, but the basics you need to create your perfect capsule wardrobe are:

• Black vest top

• White vest top

• Black t-shirt

• White t-shirt

• Long sleeve black top

• Long sleeve white top

• White blouse

• A basic button up cardigan

• A large scarf/shawl

• A stylish clutch bag

• A big buckle belt

• A cream trench coat

• A black leather jacket

• Black trousers

• Indigo Jeans

• Faded Jeans

• White Jeans

• A well-fitted denim jacket

• A fitted blazer jacket

• An “it fits everything” handbag

• A tailored handbag

• Hooded type sweatshirt

• Black dress

• A pair of classic stiletto heels

• Silver/gold hoops

• A gold/silver watch

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