Capsule Wardrobe

Summer Capsule Wardrobe || Toddler Boys

When I was 19 weeks pregnant, the very first thing I did after finding out that the tiny human in my belly was going to be a girl, was head straight to the nearest purveyor of baby clothes and purchase her first (of many to come) onesie.  (It was navy, though, so not really sure why I waited to find out the gender.) Soon the leggings followed, and baby shoes, and even baby overalls because who can resist baby overalls?  When she was smaller, it was somewhat easier to justify the myriad of onesies.  There were many more wardrobe changes …

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Summer Capsule Wardrobe // Round Up

I laughed, I cried, I wore the same 36 pieces for the last two months.  This capsule wardrobe experiment will go down in Effortless Chic history as one of the best things I have ever done personally on the site, so it seemed necessary to pay homage to it in one final round up.  Here’s what I loved, what I would do differently and my thoughts on the whole concept. These were my 36 pieces.  I wore the whole first row (items 1-5) the most by far.  You just can’t go wrong with a great tee.  This was my capsule from May …

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Summer Capsule Wardrobe // Looks 15, 16 +17

Well, friends, this summer capsule wardrobe experiment is coming to a close.  It has been by far one of the most rewarding things I have done on this site to date.  It forced me to take a deeper look at my closet, how many things were hanging there and what I actually wore.  It made me think about myself as a consumer and how I could do so more ethically. Even more, it made me think more creatively about my personal style and how I could wear things I already owned.  On Monday I will be rounding up each look and talking about what I would …

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Summer Capsule Wardrobe // Look 14

I’ve had a few people comment on my capsule wardrobe posts on Instagram that they think it’s interesting that their are such busy or colorful pieces in my capsule.  I did a little internet sleuthing and it’s true that a lot of people stick to really basic, solid pieces with capsule wardobing.  I think there is this myth that you have to do that in order to be able and mix and match them to make up so many different looks within a 2 or 3 month time period, but I actually think that becomes more monotonous because …

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