What is a capsule wardrobe and why is it so popular?

Do you find yourself standing in front of your wardrobe every morning wondering what to wear? Or do you have nothing to wear? Read on to find a solution to this universal problem with women.

“Help! I have nothing to wear!” Well, you are not alone

Are you standing cluelessly looking at your wardrobe and thinking what I am supposed to wear today? you definitely are not alone.  Picking up a perfect outfit for everyone may seem like a breeze for a few is a chore for another. And if you fall in the latter category then we might have a solution for you. You must start a capsule wardrobe for all your clothes curating woes.

What is a capsule wardrobe?

A capsule wardrobe is a small collection of clothes that are interchangeable and complement each other. It focuses more on vintage and classic pieces that won’t go out of style and consists generally of neutral colours. With these small selections of outfits, you could create different looks and also experiment a bit. Interestingly, even though it seems like the concept of a capsule wardrobe is fairly new but it is been in the fashion industry for a long time. In the 70s, a boutique in London owned by Susie Faux named “Wardrobe” was famous for curating high-quality, versatile clothing that could be mixed and matched cleverly. In 1985, an American designer Donna Karen created a line named Seven easy pieces. The idea was to create as many looks as you can with seven interchangeable pieces.

Reasons for the popularity of capsule wardrobe

There are several reasons for the popularity of capsule wardrobe. Here are some of them.

No more indecisiveness in picking up your outfit of the day

Most of us suffer from an illness called decision fatigue. Certain decisions such as what to eat? What to wear gets our brain exhausted and fatigued. But if you have fewer clothes that are interchangeable and stylish at the same time, you would have one less thing to think about. So, no more indecisiveness for picking your OOTD.

Your capsule wardrobe also promotes sustainability

A capsule wardrobe is an excellent way of promoting sustainability in our life. Fewer clothes mean less wastage or zero wastage which is beneficial for our mother nature.

It just takes a bit of creativity and research to build your own capsule wardrobe. So, what are you waiting for?

Priyadarshini Kaul

Priyadarshini Kaul Mishra has two Master’s Degrees in English Literature and History. She is actively following her passion for the language by being a content creator since many years now. Besides this, Priyadarshini is a true bookworm at heart and tries to be an avid reader despite being a full-time mother now. She is also a professionally certified baker and puts on the oven mitts every now and then.
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