How to make the right capsule wardrobe

In today’s consumer age, when our wardrobes tend to overflow with clothes, the minimalist wardrobe sounds more like a utopia. But try to think about how great it would be to get up in the morning, put your outfit out of 4 basic pieces and go to work? It is this liberating feeling that a minimalist wardrobe can bring to your life. But nice gradually.

What is a capsule wardrobe?

The main idea of ​​a capsule wardrobe is freedom of dress. Easy combinability, quality and minimalism. It is therefore a wardrobe consisting of several basic pieces, from which, however, it is easy to create an outfit for every occasion. The charm of the minimalist wardrobe lies in the ability to easily combine individual pieces together, without the need for a crowded closet.

How to start with capsule wardrobe? Reduce your existing wardrobe!

Spring is the perfect time to start with a minimalist wardrobe. If you are just getting ready for spring cleaning, you shouldn’t miss your wardrobe either. Disgracefully discard pieces that you have not worn for more than half a year, because you will most likely not take this piece for the next six months either. At the same time, discard any pieces that do not fit you, are uncomfortable or you do not feel in them. It is these pieces of clothing that take up space in your wardrobe unnecessarily. The feeling of comfort is another important aspect of capsule wardrobe.

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However, it is not necessary to throw away the whole closet and start shopping for all things from the beginning. On the contrary, you would undermine one of the other main ideas of the minimalist wardrobe, which is sustainability. You will most likely find matching jeans, a one-color T-shirt, an undershirt or top or a decent black skirt or jacket in your closet. It is precisely these simple pieces that should remain in your wardrobe.

Create the foundation of your cabinet

Capsule wardrobe will never be the same for two people, for several reasons. We each have different interests, jobs and most importantly, we each live on a different piece of the planet. It will therefore be best to create one basic wardrobe capsule for our wardrobe, which will be available in our wardrobe throughout the year and supplemented by another 3 rotating wardrobe capsules for the winter, summer and spring / autumn seasons. There are several approaches to building a capsule wardrobe, today we will focus on the capsule wardrobe according to the seasons.

What should not be missing in the base of your wardrobe?

The foundation is the foundation, and it is these pieces that should not be missing in your basic wardrobe either. Try to stick to universal colors such as white, black, gray, dark blue or gray, which can be combined with each other very well. It is good to invest in a basic wardrobe, so choose quality materials in which you will feel comfortable.

  • White or black t-shirt with short sleeves
  • Monochrome matching tank top
  • Solid / striped long sleeve t-shirt
  • Comfortable jeans in your style
  • Black / denim skirt (but if you know that the skirt is not your parquet, choose non-denim trousers instead)
  • Black dress
  • Jumper
  • Blouse / lightweight sweater
  • A coat
  • Monochrome jacket

This foundation should become a solid base for your wardrobe and should not be missing at any time of year. As we have already mentioned, in our conditions it is ideal to have another 3 capsules, which you will rotate in your cabinet depending on the seasons. Capsule wardrobe most often consists of 30-35 pieces per season, including shoes and accessories. However, sleeping clothes and underwear do not count.

And what about accessories?

Accessories are an integral part of a woman’s wardrobe, and even those capsule wardrobe think. As with clothing, quality is key. That’s why you shouldn’t lack a quality leather strap in your wardrobe, minimalist leather handbag, backpack or larger shoulder bag. The summer wardrobe should not lack sunglasses and a light scarf, while the winter wardrobe should have high-quality leather gloves, a scarf and a hat to keep you warm. The same rules apply to shoes, in the summer do not underestimate quality leather sandals, in the winter higher waterproof shoes.

So, are you going to capsule wardrobe today?

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