What is a Capsule Collection?

Amber Dryden

Posted on January 18 2022

What is a Capsule Collection?

Hi Friends!

Happy Tuesday! :) After organizing your closet per last week's post you can really see what you have and make decisions on what to donate, toss or keep. You always want to make sure you have your key basics that are timeless, can mix and match and style different ways. It's a better bang for your buck, am I right?!

Typically, "a capsule wardrobe functions as the basic building blocks of your closet and contains essential, timeless, high-quality pieces that you can wear at any time." (masterclass.com)

So where did that idea come from?

According to Business of Fashion Donna Karan popularized the idea of creating a wardrobe with a designers "most essential & influential pieces from a collection."  

You can totally do the same thing with your closet or even get rid of everything & just have a capsule collection for a more minimalist lifestyle. Usually, you have these pieces already in your closet that you wear all the time but are able to style them multiple ways for example your fav sweater that you wear with jeans or over a dress. If you feel like you don't have any of these pieces check out some below! These will help you curate your very own capsule collection! 

Example 1: LBD or aka Little Black Dress. Wear alone or throw a sweater over!

Snag here:

Black Silky Empire Waist Slip Dress – Shop Amber and Fig

Example 2: Core Light Weight Top. This top is literally a year round wear. Pair with cute cut off shorts, black skinnies, over a dress, with a skirt like here or wear with your fav patterned, bold pieces. This is a must for your closet!

Snag here:

Beige Front Twist Long Sleeve Top – Shop Amber and Fig

Need more ideas?

Head to our social handles for a quick capsule collection video here:

@shop.amberandfig • Instagram photos and videos

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