Updated: Feb 8
An effective first step to developing a capsule wardrobe
If you are overwhelmed by your wardrobe and want to try to build a capsule wardrobe, an easy first step is to reduce your colour palette. By doing this your pieces all work well together and it makes it far easier to get dressed. I love this minimalist wardrobe workbook by Encircled (https://cdn.shopify.com/s/files/1/0222/6410/files/Encircled-_The_Minimalist_Wardrobe_Workbook.pdf).
My Winter 2018/19 palette has three neutrals (white, black, grey) and two accent colours (pale blue and pale pink). The odd time a bit of moss green or hot pink sneaks in but it's not an exact science so that's fine by me and it stops me getting too bored!
(Feb 2021 update to this post: I'm not sure whether it's a reaction to Covid or whether the minimalist approach to my wardrobe is just too limiting for me, but for the past few months I have found myself craving colour and I'm currently adding some colour back into my wardrobe. I'm trying to buy second hand pieces as much as I can. I'll be doing a full blogpost on this soon!)
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