How to assemble a capsule wardrobe – tips and life hacks
A capsule wardrobe is the right combination of things with each other. Ideal sets, from which you can create a large number of looks just by changing them with each other and complementing them with the right accessories. The basis for the wardrobe – the basic capsule – is about 60% of all clothes, the rest of the things are accent and a little trendy that need to be worn in a certain season, the so-called trends, say the stylists of the VOVK online store.
What basic items should be in a wardrobe?
So, what exactly should be in a capsule wardrobe and how to put it together correctly? To begin with, it is important to know the basic rule – your capsule should be neutral in color: classic beige, white, black, blue, brown and gray are considered ideal. Often the cut of such things is simple and has a minimum of decor.
Your capsule wardrobe should definitely include: coat or trench coat, dress pants, jeans, jacket, sweater and turtleneck, A-line dress, pleated skirt or pencil skirt, white shirt and T-shirt.
Also, when drawing up a basic capsule, you should definitely take into account your lifestyle, understand where you most often spend your time. For example, if you work in an office where there is a specific dress code, you should consider this when forming your wardrobe. Based on these data, choose the desired styles of women’s clothing, silhouettes, color and length.
Do not forget about the highlight that will properly complement the basic wardrobe – accent items. This is a bright “spot” that will definitely dilute even the most classic look. Such things include, for example, bright shirts or sweaters, blouses or skirts with prints and all kinds of fashion accessories.
Putting together the right basic wardrobe
In order for the images to be varied and not boring, you need to know a few tips, guided by which, you will definitely be able to correctly compose your capsule. All you need is to imagine that the wardrobe is a kind of designer, which means that having only a few “bottoms” and a couple of “tops”, you can already make up five completely different looks, complementing each of them with details.
Most often, you need to start making a capsule wardrobe with a classic trouser suit with a jacket. Next, pick up some blouses and shirts, a sweater and basic golf. Now you definitely need jeans (they will also be in harmony with the described tops and jacket). Add to this set a skirt, trousers of a different cut, several dresses and outerwear that will definitely fit all the sets described above. Next, do not forget about shoes – heels, boots, ankle boots, sneakers and sneakers. Don’t forget about the accessories at the end.
Experiment to look original, not boring. For example, combine a delicate dress with a leather jacket and rough boots on a high platform, a skirt made of light fabric with a chunky knit sweater, wear jeans with a shirt with classic pumps. Be trendy and stylish every day!