I love this so much. Will you be putting out a Spring or Summer? Ahh thank you, Daisy! Not sure my links went through. It was going to be too difficult and stressful for me to try to match up accessories and jewelry with my clothes.
As a work-from-home professional, it's imperative that you learn how to build a capsule wardrobe. Dressing for success isn't an option!
My Capsule Wardrobe
See related articles here , here , and here! The secret to cleaning out your closet is to completely empty your closet first. I know, it sounds like a ton of work. Take absolutely everything out of your closet and lay it out on your bed. Your true style should be practically screaming at you. From here, I suggest going on a shopping hiatus for however long you like—especially if your wardrobe is less than perfect and trust me, it will be. Living with what you have for a little while will teach you so much about your style and what you really need.
Once your finished with your shopping hiatus, make a plan and then shop for the missing pieces. As you go along, edit the process to fit your own lifestyle. If you need two capsule wardrobes one for work and one for the weekends , go for it. If you hate numbers and rules, scrap them all together.
No matter what, make it yours—and enjoy it. Life changes and we change with it. How to Create a Beauty Capsule Collection. When my style gets stale I can look at these posts and think about things differently again.
Now to go check my wardrobe to see if I can create similar looks with what I already have!! I love the new Frankie4 Emma heels. Am at home and kinda working well blogging and am wearing a singlet and PJ shorts bra-less etc…. I improve my look when I go upstairs and am in rest mode! I mostly wear dresses in summer and have edited my wardrobe again! I love the capsule wardrobe idea,thank you for the tips Xx. Love this post Nikki.
That shirt dress is gorgeous. I know that dressing well helps with my motivation at home when I work. Will be sharing this post in a post on The Plumbette for those women who work with their husbands, from home, in the trades.
Oh thanks so much Bec for sharing … and glad you feel the same way as I do re dressing and motivation! And that Manzoni bag is a beauty, I had one in black which travelled many places with me. I have just upgraded to a bigger Manzoni crosd body bag. Great capsule Nikki x. Your email address will not be published. Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email. If you love leggings, dresses, and long, comfy yet stylish tops, you have to check LuLaRoe out.
These 6 pairs of shoes are all I need to make outfit look put-together. They allow me to take a day outfit to night. And they help me dress up my semi-casual wardrobe when I need to get fancy! The black boots go with everything so well. And I love how the tan boots look with anything olive. I like comfortable, casual style more than anything. First, how long will I wear only the items from this capsule? I will wear this capsule as long as the weather permits…probably around 3 months before spring temps roll in.
Second, what happens next winter? Even more, I will inspect my clothing for wear and tear. If anything has lost quality over the course of the season, I will make a note of it on my shopping list so I can pick up a replacement.
This evaluation process is what alters my winter capsule wardrobe from year to year. In addition, I may occasionally choose to freshen my wardrobe with a new item I love. I simply use the one-in-one-out rule, so I know that means if I choose a new item for my capsule, something else has to go. This helps me make a wise decision in regards to quality and versatility when picking up new items. Remember, you need to create a capsule wardrobe that works for you.
I hope you found this post helpful if you are thinking about creating your own capsule wardrobe. Having a capsule wardrobe really is the best way to keep the clutter out of your closet AND save you time and money in the long run. Save Save Save Save. I like the idea of capsule wardrobes. It sure simplifies decision making and saves so much time. You are so right, Viveena! Capsule wardrobes save you so much time!
I think I need to do this to save myself a lot of time haha it sounds great! I love having staple pieces that you can always go to. You call them staple pieces…I call them timeless pieces perfect for your capsule! This is so smart! My closet is super small and downsizing would be great. It makes me so happy to hear that capsules are a new concept for you.
I would definitely consider a capsule wardrobe…it makes such a huge difference in saving you time and space. I hope you stick around to learn even more ways to simplify your life. Although you are not a jewelry person, think about adding a few casual pieces that go well with t-shirts or your dressier options.
It really does elevate the look. Thanks for checking it out and for giving me some constructive feedback! I think you are right about adding accessories or jewelry to my wardrobe. The problem for me is knowing what looks good together! A capsule wardrobe is an appealing idea but I can never part with all of my clothes, every time I try to do a clear out, I fall back in love with my old items!
I think the key here is that you are wearing the clothing that you have.
On what got me into capsule wardrobes
A capsule wardrobe for the work from home woman, this is also a great wardrobe for stay at home moms (SAHMs). Whether you're teleworking or working to chase after little ones, this is a capsule wardrobe for you. Take a peak at the items in my winter capsule wardrobe, and even shop for the same or similar items! This capsule is created for the lifestyle of a work-at-home or stay-at-home mom. If you work from home it's very easy to fall into a daily wardrobe rut. Use this piece work from home summer capsule wardrobe to mix things up.