behind the Capsule Wardrobe
Did you ever
have a “I have absolutely nothing to wear to work” moment? Ever been late for a
meeting or work, because of wardrobe malfunction, and your bedroom spattered
with clothes? Is your closet also full of clothes, but you cannot find anything
to wear with your new pencil skirt? Of course you have, we all have. The
Solution is - A reliable, classic collection of timeless pieces that can be
called on in any fashion emergency, whether you cannot find anything to go with
a new skirt or need a neutral accessory to tone down a striking dress, the
capsule collection is every troubled girls friend. Getting dressed should not
be a shore, and if it really turns out to be a time consuming problem you
should sit down and rethink a little. A girl needs a (work)wardrobe that
functions above all.
Susie Faux, who came up with the concept in the 1970s, the ideal capsule
wardrobe consists of two pairs of tailored trousers, a shift dress or a pencil skirt for more formal
occasions, a well-fitting jacket, a coat, and a casual
or smart cardigan. As for the shoes, we ladies ought to have one
pair of flats and one with a sensible heel, and two kinds of
- a small formal one and a larger bag for every day use.
this small list, you can probably go back to your closet and find a few of
these items already! Now you just need to be smart about creating one that
works for you.
with eye on the ‘work wardrobe’ that you choose two business suits for women,
one skirt suit and one trouser suit in basic colours, which can be matched with
other pieces. This will prove greatly versatile for any working woman.
The capsule is
essentially the backbone of your wardrobe that should always work. It has to go
with everything and should be based on timeless, best quality items (cotton,
cashmere, and silk), with the most flattering cuts and tailored to especially
fit your shape. Just think that those pieces are a small investment that will
transcend fashion trends. If you think having a capsule wardrobe is dull, think
again. It is the secret of the savvy. You can liven up your selection with colorful,
less expensive, trendier accessories - think of the fun you can have with jewelry,
scarves, shoes and bags!
When it comes
to colors we advice natural colors. Depending on the season you might want to
pick darker ones for the cold season, and lighter ones for the warm season.
What it comes down to is understanding who you are and how you live your life.
Tags: Business suits for women, Career clothing, what to wear to work, how to build a professional wardrobe
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