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What you need in your core closet
Below is the life-changing solution to your wardrobe and style troubles. This style solution has changed my life. It will do the same for you!
A Capsule wardrobeis about creating a wardrobe full of clothes and accessories you love to wear. The idea is you build your wardrobe from a checklist of fashion and accessory pieces that suit your lifestyle.
All your wardrobe items have a purpose and a place.
These key fashion essentials make getting dressed easy. This is because they are there for a reason - deliberately chosen to coordinate with each other.
You stock your wardrobe with intent, only buying what you need to coordinate with the other pieces.
Owning a selection of t-shirts in your chosen base colours is recommended. This makes life easy and getting dressed quick.
If you are struggling with feeling like you have nothing to wear owning a variety of classic plain t-shirts will help tremendously.
Basic t-shirt go with jeans, trousers, any skirt, shorts and basically you can wear from office wear through to the most casual of clothing. Add a suit tailored jacket, denim jacket of biker jacket to step up the dressed up factor.
Find t-shirt fabrics that wash and wear well - basics that are made to last.
Caring for your clothes properly and reading the care instructions will help you spend less and have your clothes look good longer.
** Organic Basics - Perfect fit and feel t-shirts. Long lasting, durable, organic and soft - size up suggested
A tailored shirt is the perfect clothing item to pull your outfit look and style together quickly.
On those days when you aren't sure what to wear, start with a shirt! Add jeans, trousers, a skirt, layer under a dress any of these options will work.
You will feel put together, stylish and will get dressed easily and quickly. A tailored shirt is an essential item in your year round capsule wardrobe.
Any bottoms you have with your wardrobe will work with a tailored shirt - creating an effortless outfit aesthetic.
Dependable, faithful, always ready to go, a tailored shirt is an absolute capsule wardrobe essential must-have.
Wear your tailored shirt tucked in, out and loose or tie a knot at the front. Fashionista street style tip: 'Google' wearing your shirt buttons at the back, this is how Vogue Editor's style their shirts.
How many jeans do you have in your wardrobe that fit you, perfectly?
Owning many blue jeans, black jeans, white jeans etc is great if they fit you well. But all those many pairs mean little to enhance your personal style if they don't make you feel good when you wear them.
When you wear a pair of jeans you know look good on your body - you feel good. Jeans that fit perfectly make you feel empowered, confident, and ready to conquer your day.
Look for long lasting denim which is made to last, double stitched seams are a must.
The less stretch the better, they will keep their shape longer and flatter your form throughout the entire day and the next wear without needing to be washed.
Second hand shopping is a sustainable approach, Levis 501's are a classic worth looking out for. Due to their well made and classic style you can size up, belt and cuff the hems. This more casual street style look work perfectly with a tailored short, classic t-shirt, sweater or biker jacket. Many many outfits from the same pair of jeans.
Care for your denim according to the care instructions and they will last you ages.
Many designer brands are using reclaimed leather and hide which would otherwise be in landfill. This is not just more sustainable but it it also more ethical - resulting a fashion item made with respect, love and care.
A good quality leather jacket gets softer and more stylish as it wears. In hotter months a biker jacket is still useful in the evenings, layered over a cami top or summer dress, looks fabulous draped over your shoulder in air conditioned environments.
As the seasons change you will inevitably wear your biker jacket most days as it goes with everything in your wardrobe. A biker jacket is one of those essential fashion items you will wonder how you ever lived without.
Ankle boots are just as useful during the warmer months with skirts, shorts and dresses as they are with jeans and trousers in cooler months. Don't let them sit in your wardrobe, wear them all year round.
Possibly the most versatile shoes in your wardrobe, helping you to make many different styles of outfits.
When you invest in quality boots they get better the more you wear them - and more comfortable.
Choose stylish flats that make you smile when you look down.
Consider stylish flats with personality, comfort and that are well made. When you include all these aspects in your purchasing criteria you will be rewarded with year round capsule wardrobe flats.
You want to own shoes that make you feel good every time you wear them. Comfort is paramount, no one wants shoes that hurt your feet.
Look for quality workmanship so that your shoes are made to last. Make sure you love the look of them and that way you will enjoy wearing them. Less is more, it is far better to find the perfect pair you adore than to own many shoes your only sort of like.
The right stylish flats will add a touch of personality to your style, empowering you and making you feel good.
Stay true to your core wardrobe base colours this will make sure your stylish flat can be easily matched with any outfit you choose.