How To Build A Capsule Wardrobe

A “capsule wardrobe” is a term that is often heard in the fashion community. It seems that everyone is building a capsule wardrobe, they are everywhere you turn! In order to build your own capsule wardrobe there are a few questions that need to be answered first.

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What is a Capsule Wardrobe?

A capsule wardrobe is a collection of clothing pieces that never go out of fashion and can be matched with outfits in all seasons.

Why build a Capsule Wardrobe?

There are so many benefits of having a capsule wardrobe, not only does it save you time and money, but it means you can look effortlessly stylish everyday! And for an added bonus it also reduces the amount of laundry you have to do! Who wouldn’t love that?

How do you build a Capsule Wardrobe?

  1. Research

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Research is key to building a capsule wardrobe. Find the type of capsule wardrobe you are looking to build, for example, casual, summer, office, winter etc. Use your research to find inspiration for pieces you want to add to your wardrobe.

2.  Take a look at the wardrobe you already have.

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Before splashing out on new pieces for your wardrobe, take a look at the clothes you already have. You may already have pieces tucked away that you had forgot about!

3. Make a wishlist

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Find the items you want, you should have 35-40 pieces including shoes for your wardrobe. These should give you around 3 months worth of outfits.

4. Make lists

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Make a list of what you have and what you need, this will help you not to stray and make additional purchases for your wardrobe.

5. Test out your capsule wardrobe!

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You’re now ready to start wearing your new wardrobe! Wear your capsule pieces for 4 weeks then review your wardrobe and make necessary changes.

 

I hope this post was helpful! Tell me what your favourite capsule wardrobe pieces are in the comments section below!

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