How To Build a Capsule Wardrobe for BACK-To-SCHOOL

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Back to school shopping can be a daunting task. There’s the pressure of getting the newest trend, the hottest purse, and just keeping up with your classmates. Not only that, but the financial stress of it all can definitely take a toll on your psyche. The solution to that is a capsule wardrobe! A capsule wardrobe is a set number of clothing items you can use to maximize your fashion options! It’s easier than you think to create, and if you look at your closet, you probably have most if not all of these items already! Check out this list! If you notice, you only need about 3 of the basics!

 

3 T-SHIRTS

  1. Black
  2. White
  3. Patterned (stripes are a popular choice)

1

3 BUTTON DOWN LONG SLEEVES

  1. White
  2. Chambray
  3. Patterned

Open Front Cardigans

3 CARDIGANS/SWEATERS

  1. Open Front (great for layering!)
  2. Shrug
  3. Zip-up or Pullover (for colder days)

Leggings3 LEGGINGS

  1. One Solid
  2. Two Printed (These are fun!)

2 PAIRS OF JEANS

  1. Light
  2. Dark

2 PAIRS OF SHORTS

  1. Black
  2. Denim

3 SKIRTS

  1. One Solid Maxi
  2. One Denim
  3. One A-Line Solid

backpack

Red Faux Leather Clutch

3 BAGS

  1. Backpack (this one is a cute staple in a basic black pleather)
  2. Messenger Bag
  3. Clutch (For after school or chillin’ with friends!)

Weave Pattern Clutch Wallet

ACCESSORIES

  1. Clutch Wallet (easy to carry and switch between bags)
  2. Three scarves! (2 knitted infinity, 1 Chiffon)

OUTERWEAR

  1. Denim Jacket
  2. Leather Jacket
  3. Winter Coat
  4. Raincoat/Trent

7

SHOES (one for every season!)

  1. Ballet Flats
  2. Sandals
  3. Sneakers
  4. Boots

3

DRESSES

  1. Chambray
  2. Printed Sundress
  3. T-shirt Dress

6

TANKS

  1. White
  2. Black
  3. Flesh
  4. Patterned

There you go, ladies! Now this list doesn’t encompass jewelry or any other personal effects that are a part of your personal style. But this list will help you create dozens of outfits without clogging up your closet with things you will never wear!

Have a great school year, ladies! Check out more of our accessories at Chicastic.com!

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