Despite appearances, capsule closet is not a new trend. It appeared already in the 70s of the 20th century and since then it has been gaining more and more supporters.
The term itself comes from the English capsule wardrobe and has nothing to do with locking our clothes in a magic capsule. The aim of this fashion idea is to gather in our closet only such things, which we can combine with each other in many ways. Thanks to such prepared closet we will be able to instantly compose sets of clothes and accessories, which will be suitable for many occasions. In this way we will save time on wondering what to wear today, and we will cope with the
eternal problem of “I do not have what to wear”.
The benefits of a capsule closet will also be felt by our wallet, because we will not have to spend money on new clothes every season. It is also easier to keep order in a minimally composed closet.
Capsule closet is characterized by clothes with classic, timeless cuts, neutral, uniform colors or with a timeless pattern. A standard capsule wardrobe usually consists of 30-40 items, and every season it can be enriched with 1-2 accessories especially fashionable at this time of year. When composing a new, minimalistic closet, it is worth keeping in mind that the clothes it contains should be suitable for many occasions. Both for home laziness, training, as well as work in the office, and even a big outing
However, do not feel limited by rigid rules and adjust the closet to your own needs and preferences. Find out what colors you feel best in and focus your attention on them. If you don’t feel comfortable in skirts, replace them with comfortable, yet elegant pants made of soft fabrics.
To start your capsule closet adventure, take a look at what you currently have in your closet and think about what you really need. It is worth saying goodbye once and for all to those clothes, which have been waiting for a special occasion for several years and seemingly will never come. Let’s say a definite ‘no’ to sentiments and start betting on proven cuts and accessories.
The word “should” is a bit overstated here, of course. In each capsule closet there will be something different, because you should create it according to your personal needs and preferences. However, its most popular items are:
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