Simplify your wardrobe
Killer ways to minimise your wardrobe

What’s a capsule wardrobe, you ask? Essentially, it means a collection of versatile pieces that you completely love to wear and how you can mix-and-match them to create a wide variety of outfits. And thereby, minimising your wardrobe by getting rid of the clutter in your closet and start thinking more strategically in terms of the items you own. Just ask yourself these questions – do you buy fancy-new clothes only to end up wearing the old-favourite ones? Do you sit in fromt of a closet filled with clothes and still think you’ve nothing to wear? Does your wardrobe have a ton of items that you’ve not worn for ages? Yes, yes and yes? Then it’s time for you to start building a capsule wardrobe.

Here are a few essential pieces to start with:

White shirt:

White Shirt

The classic white button-down shirt, is a must-have fashion item for any girl of any age. You can style your crisp cotton top with a high-waist black skirt for a smart on-duty look at work. Or untuck the same shirt and pair it with a pair of skinny jeans for a casual coffee-date look. A customory pair of black heels would be an another wise investment to with the classic black-and-white combo.

Product featured above: Ivory & Black Raglan Blouse

Little black dress:

Little Black Dress

A girl’s wardrobe is incomplete without a LBD. If it’s a formal occasion then sparkle the outfit with a chic pearl set or sleek . If it’s an informal one, then funk it up with a bomber leather jacket and turn your typical black dress into the ‘life of the party’ dress!

Yellow sundress:

Yellow sundress

Your quintessential solid yellow-coloured dress should be three things – bright, effortless and skin-tillating! A dress that will not only help you switch between formal-casual occasions but also between seasons. Then, all you need is a smart blazer to make that sexy swap!

Lace black top:

Lace black top

Trends will always come and go, but the versatility of a sexy lace black top is timeless. Look at it as a blank slate, a piece of clothing that can be dressed down (with printed shorts) or dressed up ( with a contrast skirt) depending on the occasion.

Skinny jeans:

Skinny jeans

We really doubt if there’s anything in this world that doesn’t go well with a pair of jeans. One of the closet’s big guns, denims are a girl’s go-to item – and not just for nothing-to-wear days. Team your jeans with a chic crop top at work or with sneakers for off-duty! A pair of oversized hoop earrings in your jewllery box will really go well with the said looks.

Black jacket/ shrug:

Black jacket/ shrug

A total must-have, a black jacket is a great way to add a whole new range of outfits by pairing them with anything from a formal pencil skirt to a colored pair of pants. The versatility of this item really comes through when you have to go to more than one place in a day but don’t have time to change.

Printed shorts:

Printed shorts

It’s fun to get into the ‘print play’ mode on days when you just want to chill and shoot the breeze. Whether it’s hanging at a mall or a playday at the beach, colourful printed shorts are a great way to add some drama to the outfit. Pair it with your classic white button-down or a macthing coloured top and you’re good to go.

Products featured above: Apricot “Beach Bum” Shorts

Black pants/ leggings:

Black pants/ leggings

Your go-to item for workout wear, loungewear and even party-night wear, leggings have come a long way from being just plain cotton to lacy, fine linen, faux leather & more. An everyday essential leggings are perfect for transitioning from desk to dinner, or from lounge to active. You can add some wild prints to the outfit for a fierce look, both for work or party!