Embraced by minimalists and fashion enthusiasts alike, a capsule wardrobe is built on the foundation of timeless pieces that seamlessly blend style, versatility, and sustainability. In this guide, we'll explore the art of building a capsule wardrobe, offering practical tips and insights to help you curate a closet that reflects your personal style while minimizing clutter and maximizing wearability.

1. Define Your Style:

The first step in building a capsule wardrobe is to define your personal style. Take time to evaluate your lifestyle, preferences, and the image you want to project through your clothing. Are you drawn to classic silhouettes, or do you prefer a more contemporary aesthetic? Consider factors such as color palette, fabric choices, and the overall vibe you want to convey with your wardrobe. At LENA MAE we love a minimal look with an edge for the busy city woman.


2. Invest in Quality Basics:

At the core of every capsule wardrobe are quality basics that serve as the building blocks for countless outfit combinations. Invest in well-made essentials such as a simple white tank (link to charlie), a good knit (link to Billie), or a pair of wide leg trousers (link to Ray) These timeless pieces form the foundation of your wardrobe and can be effortlessly mixed and matched to create a variety of looks.

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3. Choose Versatile Pieces:

When selecting pieces for your capsule wardrobe, prioritize versatility. Look for items that can easily transition from day to night and from work to weekend. Opt for classic silhouettes and neutral colors that can be paired together seamlessly. On our instagram, you can find inspiration on how to style our items for different occasions. (link to insta)


4. Mix and Match:

One of the key benefits of a capsule wardrobe is its ability to simplify the outfit selection process. Experiment with different combinations of tops, bottoms, and outerwear to discover new outfit pairings. Get creative with layering and accessorizing to add depth and interest to your looks. By maximizing the versatility of each piece in your wardrobe, you can create a wide range of outfits without the need for an extensive clothing collection.


5. Edit and Curate:

Building a capsule wardrobe is an ongoing process that requires regular editing and curation. We release our pieces in small batches from time to time so that you can slowly build you wardrobe. Periodically assess your wardrobe and identify items that no longer align with your style or serve a purpose in your daily life. Consider donating or selling these items to make room for new additions that better reflect your evolving taste and lifestyle. By maintaining a curated collection of clothing that brings you joy and confidence, you can streamline your wardrobe and make getting dressed a stress-free experience.


We hope we were able to inspire you with our simple capsule wardrobe guide!

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