How to Build Your Own Capsule Wardrobe

One of our most popular posts is Why This Mom Got Rid of Her Wardrobe. Seems we all share a desire to toss everything and start over. But where to start? Your current wardrobe, whether you enjoy it or not, has taken years (sometimes decades) to build. How can you bear to get rid of it? That’s the hard part. The letting go. But know this… you’ll be glad you did. Starting fresh every now and then is good for the soul. And these options make choosing your outfit so much less stressful – and we can ALL deal with a little less stress. How to build a capsule wardrobe - it's easier than you think - these tips are so helpful!Casual, career and maternity options are all included. Dig into these ideas on how to build a capsule wardrobe so you too can have a few pieces that coordinate and can turn into many outfits with big impact!

Style Sudoku - How to build a capsule wardrobe - *finally, someone explains!":

This is such a fun way to plan. If you understand how Sudoku works, you’ll love this! 4 Tops, 4 Bottoms, 4 Pairs of Shoes & 4 Accessories – a ton of possibilities!

How to build a wardrobe:

This post has some basic “how to” ideas that help breakdown clothing/accessories needed for a capsule wardrobe. There’s still some fun and funky!

Tips on Building a Capsule Wardrobe (and links to various capsules)--Wardrobe Oxygen:

Don’t let the title here fool you, this post has capsule wardrobes for different seasons, reasons and jobs. She also lists different combos in a handy little chart for each wardrobe.

Capsule pregnancy wardrobe:

Here’s a great link for building a maternity capsule wardrobe with a few super versatile pieces!


Thrift stores can be a great asset when you’re starting your wardrobe from scratch. A great place to stretch your dollar! Check out these tips.

If you’re a checklist kind of gal, here you go! This seems like a pretty big wardrobe, but it might help you to see it all in categories.

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