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Breaking News fashion capsule wardrobe  dream or nightmare  | Breaking News

Fashion Capsule Wardrobe: Dream Or Nightmare?

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fashion capsule wardrobe  dream or nightmare  | Breaking News

A capsule wardrobe means that you consciously choose for a small wardrobe, with a collection of garments that you can combine well with each other. You can choose to put on a seasonal capsule, for example, 30 pieces of clothing per season, or that you keep all your clothes together because you also want to combine that summer blouse with a blazer in autumn.

Fashion Capsule Wardrobe: Project 333 

Maybe you have heard of Project 333, after an idea from Courtney Carver. She chose 33 pieces of clothing (clothing, accessories (scarves/belts), jewelry, coats, and shoes) from her wardrobe and wore them for three months until the change of season made her entire wardrobe replaced by 33 new seasonal pieces. Home clothing, underwear, sportswear, nightwear, and everyday jewelry are not among the 33 pieces.


                                                                       How to build a capsule wardrobe

Capsule Wardrobe? What Are The Advantages? 

Well, there are quite a few! You have more overview; your wardrobe is tidy and empty, your garments get the chance to 'shine,' and your entire wardrobe only consists of beautiful pieces, because you have chosen them to the best 33. Deciding what you are going to wear today will be much more comfortable, because of that overview.
Because you have seen the most beautiful pieces in terms of fabric, color, and cut for the composition of the capsule, the chance of a wrong purchase is much smaller. Because you have clear to yourself what you like to wear, you will make less of an investment that does not fit with it, and which, as a result, you will never wear.

Recommended: Sustainable Fashion: Are Your Cloth Environmental Friendly?

Because you only have a limited number of garments you wear, you better take care of your clothes. They now also demand attention. Between 70 cloth hangers, you saw that beautiful top never hang, now she jumps out. The chance that you buy much more consciously qualitative items, instead of fast-fashion bargains, is excellent. If you already make a purchase, that purchase must be more beautiful and better than what you already have, because to stay at 33 you will have to remove something. Your cupboard is gradually getting better quality.

red, white shirts in wardrobe

The clothing industry is a particular polluting industry and therefore has an enormous impact on the environment. By having less, you are going to needless and therefore buy less. Because you buy less, your ecological footprint is getting smaller.

Recommended: Fashion From Algae Absorbs CO2: Is It Wearable?

You save a lot of money. You now know what suits you, and if you have assembled a good capsule, you will also see how little you need. Maybe you want to make another purchase, to complete your wardrobes, such as a nice blazer, or good jeans. But once your capsule is ready, it is like a house. You do not have to buy anything anymore! And because you also leave that discounted fast-fashion, which afterward turns out to be a bad buy, you save even more. And, all the clothes that you are going to ‘sell’  now, you still can make some money for it!

And that's how I do it:

I also have a 'capsule wardrobe,' but I have chosen to keep all my clothes accessible, regardless of the season. So I can wear my favorite thick sweater on a chilly spring evening, or a light-hearted blouse when I go to a party in the middle of the winter. So in principle, I would have 4 x 33 = 132 garments (clothing, accessories (scarves/belts), jewelry, jackets, and shoes) 'allowed' in my closet (excluding home clothes, underwear, sportswear, nightwear, and everyday jewelry). But that is too much for me! I go for half; 61 pieces.

What do I have in my closet of clothing, accessories (scarves/belts), jewelry, jackets, and shoes?

  • 11 trousers (shorts, jeans, and everything in between)
  • One dress
  • One jumpsuit
  • Four cardigans
  • Two blazers
  • Eight sweaters and jumpers
  • Eight blouses
  • Two shirts
  • Five sleeveless tops
  • Two belts
  • One bikini
  • Four jackets (one for each season)
  • 12 pairs of shoes (from sandals to sneakers and from Ugg's to boots)
  • As you can see, exactly 61 pieces!

Good luck with your effort to minimalize your wardrobe!

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Recommended: Vintage Fashion: What Do Consumers Say And Resale Expect?

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For WhatsOrb, publishing on the environment is a priority. We give reporting on climate, nature, waste, lifestyle and sustainable solutions the prominence it deserves.

At this turbulent time for ‘all’ species and our planet, we are determined to inform readers about threats, consequences and solutions based on facts, not on political prejudice or business interests.

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Fashion Capsule Wardrobe: Dream Or Nightmare?

A capsule wardrobe means that you consciously choose for a small wardrobe, with a collection of garments that you can combine well with each other. You can choose to put on a seasonal capsule, for example, 30 pieces of clothing per season, or that you keep all your clothes together because you also want to combine that summer blouse with a blazer in autumn. Fashion Capsule Wardrobe: Project 333  Maybe you have heard of Project 333, after an idea from Courtney Carver. She chose 33 pieces of clothing (clothing, accessories (scarves/belts), jewelry, coats, and shoes) from her wardrobe and wore them for three months until the change of season made her entire wardrobe replaced by 33 new seasonal pieces. Home clothing, underwear, sportswear, nightwear, and everyday jewelry are not among the 33 pieces. {youtube}                                                                        How to build a capsule wardrobe Capsule Wardrobe? What Are The Advantages?  Well, there are quite a few! You have more overview; your wardrobe is tidy and empty, your garments get the chance to 'shine,' and your entire wardrobe only consists of beautiful pieces, because you have chosen them to the best 33. Deciding what you are going to wear today will be much more comfortable, because of that overview. Because you have seen the most beautiful pieces in terms of fabric, color, and cut for the composition of the capsule, the chance of a wrong purchase is much smaller. Because you have clear to yourself what you like to wear, you will make less of an investment that does not fit with it, and which, as a result, you will never wear. Recommended:  Sustainable Fashion: Are Your Cloth Environmental Friendly? Because you only have a limited number of garments you wear, you better take care of your clothes. They now also demand attention. Between 70 cloth hangers, you saw that beautiful top never hang, now she jumps out. The chance that you buy much more consciously qualitative items, instead of fast-fashion bargains, is excellent. If you already make a purchase, that purchase must be more beautiful and better than what you already have, because to stay at 33 you will have to remove something. Your cupboard is gradually getting better quality. The clothing industry is a particular polluting industry and therefore has an enormous impact on the environment. By having less, you are going to needless and therefore buy less. Because you buy less, your ecological footprint is getting smaller. Recommended:  Fashion From Algae Absorbs CO2: Is It Wearable? You save a lot of money. You now know what suits you, and if you have assembled a good capsule, you will also see how little you need. Maybe you want to make another purchase, to complete your wardrobes, such as a nice blazer, or good jeans. But once your capsule is ready, it is like a house. You do not have to buy anything anymore! And because you also leave that discounted fast-fashion, which afterward turns out to be a bad buy, you save even more. And, all the clothes that you are going to ‘sell’  now, you still can make some money for it! And that's how I do it: I also have a 'capsule wardrobe,' but I have chosen to keep all my clothes accessible, regardless of the season. So I can wear my favorite thick sweater on a chilly spring evening, or a light-hearted blouse when I go to a party in the middle of the winter. So in principle, I would have 4 x 33 = 132 garments (clothing, accessories (scarves/belts), jewelry, jackets, and shoes) 'allowed' in my closet (excluding home clothes, underwear, sportswear, nightwear, and everyday jewelry). But that is too much for me! I go for half; 61 pieces. What do I have in my closet of clothing, accessories (scarves/belts), jewelry, jackets, and shoes? 11 trousers (shorts, jeans, and everything in between) One dress One jumpsuit Four cardigans Two blazers Eight sweaters and jumpers Eight blouses Two shirts Five sleeveless tops Two belts One bikini Four jackets (one for each season) 12 pairs of shoes (from sandals to sneakers and from Ugg's to boots) As you can see, exactly 61 pieces! Good luck with your effort to minimalize your wardrobe! Before you go! Recommended:  Vintage Fashion: What Do Consumers Say And Resale Expect? Did you find this an interesting article, or do you have a question or remark? Leave a comment below. We try to respond the same day. Like to write your article about 'buying and wearing vintage fashion'? Click on  'Register'  or push the button 'Write An Article' on the  'HomePage.'
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