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Work & Play | 5 pieces every capsule workwear wardrobe needs

Capsule wardrobe for style savvy women

The idea behind a capsule wardrobe has been around since the 70’s, the focus is to have a smaller amount of diverse items which you can put together into a multitude of outfits. Invest in key, versatile, high quality pieces that you love, and that transcend trends and seasons and will leave you ready to take on the world.

Mastering the art of a capsule wardrobe is also a great step into more conscious consumption. By investing in key items, you will be less influenced by fleeting trends and more led by timeless pieces that are made to last; this is a step in the right direction at reducing fast fashion and throwaway culture. Our Classiques collection was designed with timeless fashion in mind.

What items should be in my capsule wardrobe?

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Less is more when it comes to a capsule wardrobe, you need to whittle your wardrobe down to a group of items that you can interchange into a variety of classic combinations.

The key items to include are silk shirt, smart trousers, tailored trousers, statement skirts and neutral knitwear.


A collection of Great Basics

Keep it simple when choosing the essentials of your workwear wardrobe, this will provide a great foundation to base your outfits around. Invest in a range of top styles of high quality trousers and silk blouses will prove valuable for both work and play! They can be styled in a smart or casual way and can work from day to night.


Invest in some hero pieces

It is worth investing in some statement pieces to add interest to your looks. Whether that is a trench coat, biker jacket, chunky knit jumper of a leather skirt or pair of trousers. Add some bold patterns or different textures into your repertoire - just try to keep colours neutral. These will make your outfit feel a bit special and the ‘ooh-la-la’ every work wardrobe needs. 

 

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Add flair with shoes and accessories

Who said workwear had to be boring? Get up and dress up, everyday! For boardroom chic, we gravitate towards shoes and accessories to add a little je-ne-se-quois to our everyday looks. Whether that is a pair of heeled boots, some chunky jewelry, a different handbag or a new belt - these are pieces that will make your looks memorable and you feel fantastique!

 

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