Must-have classic basics for a capsule wardrobe Be chic and sustainable.
April 20, 2020
Seasons and trends may come and go, but certain staples outlive them all; these are the classic basics you must have to build a versatile capsule wardrobe.
We’ve been talking more and more about sustainability and conscious dressing. The idea of shopping less but shopping better is how we see the future of fashion. In other words; it is essential to invest in timeless clothes that you’ll be able to wear for many years. Having longevity in mind, nothing’s better than classic pieces; not only are they seasonless, but they’re also super chic. Keep scrolling to check our list of must-have classic basics you need in your capsule wardrobe.
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One of the heroes of a capsule wardrobe; a crisp white shirt is the epitome of chicness. It looks fab from the office to dinner with friends or even at the beach, over your swimsuit. Read more about this classic in The white shirt Guide.
The most basic item that any cool fashion-enthusiast cannot live without, a white t-shirt goes with absolutely everything. Pair it with jeans or shorts for a relaxed look. Use it to dress down a silk skirt or tailored pants, you name it. But finding the perfect tee is not as simple as it seems, so read here which is the right one for you.
A good blazer will never go out of fashion. Beige is a neutral colour that you can pair with whichever hue that is on-trend at the moment. From sand to camel, it is an elegant staple that elevates your look. Read why the beige blazer is the number one office look.
Another classic that you’ll never get tired of wearing. Either double-breasted, oversized or fitted, you can never go wrong with a navy blazer. Know more about how to style the trendy combo blazer and skirt.
Denim jackets have been around forever. If you still don’t have one, do yourself a favour and get the cool jacket ASAP. Super versatile, a nice jeans jacket can go with you even to the fanciest places.
What can I say, a trench coat is as elegant as it gets. Find out how designers have updated the classic outwear in The items we’ll be wearing this year.
A classic pair of jeans is your capsule wardrobe basic starter. But it can be pretty tricky to get one that really fits you. We can help you here to find the right jeans for your body type.
Beige tailored trousers
Beige tailored trousers are chic and timeless. The wide legs are flattering and look good both with heeled pumps and flat shoes. By the way, here are the shoe trends we’re going to wear in spring.
No capsule wardrobe would be complete without a little black dress. You can choose a simple silhouette like a slip dress that will remain wearable for years. Or have a look at the different styles in Little black dress, the staple we can’t live without.
A shirt dress is an easy-to-wear item that can go from summer to winter and always looks elegant.
Invest in these longer skirts, you’ll wear them all year round; they are a must-have for polished looks.
Black tank top
A black tank top is a minimalist item that can be worn under a shirt to keep you warm or by itself, as we will see everywhere this summer.
A beautiful silk scarf brings chicness to any outfit and it can be worn in so many different ways! Do not be afraid of investing in a good quality scarf because it can be handed down from mother to daughter for generations. You can also find wonderful second-hand scarves here.
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