Capsule Wardrobe

Tesa Jurjasevic

on Jun 29, 2023

A capsule wardrobe is a collection of essential clothing items that help you create a versatile, functional, and stylish wardrobe. The concept of a capsule wardrobe has gained popularity in recent years, as it’s a great way to simplify your life and your wardrobe, and embrace a more sustainable approach to fashion

Why Have a Capsule Wardrobe?

There are several reasons why someone might choose to have a capsule wardrobe. One of the main reasons is to simplify their life and reduce the classic everyday stress when it comes to dressing up and choosing the right outfit in the morning (also known as the classic “I’ve got nothing to wear” dilemma). Having a closet full of clothes can be a bit overwhelming and by creating a capsule wardrobe, you’re essentially eliminating the need to make decisions about what to wear, since all of the items in your wardrobe can be mixed and matched to create a variety of outfits.

Another reason to have a capsule wardrobe is to save time and money. When you have a smaller wardrobe that consists of high-quality, versatile pieces, you’ll spend less time shopping and less money on clothes that you may only wear once or twice. Additionally, having a capsule wardrobe can help you avoid impulse purchases, since you’ll have a clear idea of what you need and what will work with the items you already own.

Benefits of a Capsule Wardrobe

1. Easier decision-making:

With a smaller wardrobe, it’s easier to make decisions about what to wear, which means saying goodbye to those stressful and hectic mornings!

A capsule wardrobe not only simplifies your fashion choices, but it can also reduce stress in your life. By having a curated collection of clothing that you love and feel confident in, you’ll eliminate decision fatigue and the stress that comes with it. That means, no more staring into a cluttered closet, feeling overwhelmed by too many options and nothing to wear. With a capsule wardrobe, you’ll have a clear idea of what works for you, and you’ll be able to create stylish outfits effortlessly. Additionally, a capsule wardrobe encourages mindfulness and intentionality in your fashion choices, which can help you feel more in control and empowered in other areas of your life. By reducing stress and promoting mindfulness, a capsule wardrobe is a simple yet powerful tool for enhancing your overall well-being.

2. More sustainable: 

Sustainability is a core value of a capsule wardrobe. By investing in high-quality, versatile pieces that can be mixed and matched to create different looks, you’ll reduce your consumption of fast fashion and its negative impact on the environment. A capsule wardrobe is based on the idea of owning fewer but better-quality clothes, which are made to last for years rather than just one season. Either by choosing sustainably sourced materials and supporting ethical and environmentally responsible brands or just by simply consuming less, you also can contribute to a more sustainable fashion industry. Additionally, by investing into quality clothing you are extending the lifetime of your closet, so by adopting a capsule wardrobe, you can feel good about your fashion choices and the positive impact they have on the planet and our society.

3. Saves time and money:

Investing in a capsule wardrobe not only benefits the planet and simplifies your life, but it also saves you time and money. By having a well-curated collection of timeless and versatile pieces, you’ll spend less time deciding what to wear each day and more time doing the things you love. When you have a smaller wardrobe that consists of versatile, high-quality pieces, you’ll spend less time trying to decide what to wear, and less time shopping for new clothes. Additionally, since all of the items in your wardrobe can be mixed and matched, you’ll spend less time coordinating outfits and more time enjoying your day. You’ll also save money by purchasing fewer items and investing in high-quality pieces that will last for years, instead of constantly buying cheap and trendy clothes that quickly go out of style or fall apart after a few wears. Just think about how much money you actually spend monthly on cheap and impulsive purchases that don’t really contribute to your closet and you end up only wearing once!  With a capsule wardrobe, you’ll have a wardrobe that works for you, not against you, and you’ll feel confident and stylish every day without breaking the bank.

Tips for Creating Your Own Capsule Wardrobe

Creating a capsule wardrobe is a slow and thoughtful process, so here are a few tips to get started:

  1. Start with the basics: Choose high-quality, versatile pieces that can be dressed up or down, and can be worn in a variety of settings.
  2. Choose a color scheme: Stick to neutral colors like black, white, gray, and beige, and add in a few accent colors to keep things interesting.
  3. Consider your lifestyle: When choosing items for your capsule wardrobe, think about the activities you do on a regular basis, and choose items that are appropriate for those activities.
  4. Don’t forget about accessories: Accessories can add interest and personality to an outfit, and can be used to dress up or down basic pieces.
  5. Edit ruthlessly: Once you’ve chosen your items and created your capsule wardrobe, it’s important to edit ruthlessly. Get rid of anything that doesn’t fit well, isn’t comfortable, or doesn’t fit into your color scheme or lifestyle. The goal is to have a wardrobe that is streamlined and easy to work with, so don’t be afraid to get rid of items that don’t fit the bill.

In conclusion, a capsule wardrobe is a great way to simplify your life and your wardrobe. By choosing high-quality, versatile pieces in a cohesive color scheme, you can create a wardrobe that is functional, stylish, and easy to work with. Click HERE or check out The Edist’s Capsule wardrobe section for our curation of perfect capsule wardrobe items, that will help you start building your own! 


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