All Year Round Capsule Wardrobe Essentials
So you have created your capsule wardrobe and now the seasons are about to change and you are looking for seasonal capsule wardrobe essentials? . How do you transition from one season to another? You have come to the right place. I have been a stylist for 21 years and have lots of advice on how certain key capsule wardrobe essentials can help you move from one season to another.
One of the first things you need to decide when embarking on creating a capsule wardrobe is what season the closet is for. If you live in an environment with multiple seasons, you need to determine if your current wardrobe is for spring/summer or autumn/ winter. Once you have decided there will be a transitional period between each primary season, for example during autumn and spring. Finding some capsule wardrobe essentials for these times during the year can be helpful.
Transitioning Seasons In Your Closet
The key to transitioning from one season to another is layering. One of the best ways you can do this is to include a few items in your capsule, which are easy to put on and take off. If you live in an interchangeable environment, you will know that the weather can change quite dramatically in just one day and that these days often occur during spring or autumn. Below I have some ideas for seasonal capsule wardrobe-essentials. Select the best options for your lifestyle and personal preferences.
There are two schools of thought during spring and autumn. You can either keep a few key items perfect for layering out all year round and swap the main part of your wardrobe over, or, gradually replace a winter wardrobe with a summer one as the season gets warmer. In this option you would replace only a few items at a time. Both options work in reverse too.
The Best Scarves For Layering
One of the easiest ways to include seasonal capsule wardrobe essentials is to own a couple of scarves. I would advise you to look at the larger options because they tend to cover both your shoulders and arms during cooler days. Pashminas are perfect for times like this. Choose scarves in 100% cotton or wool because both materials regulate body temperature much better than human-made fabrics do.
Another way of transitioning the seasons with your wardrobe is to find a couple of crucial knitwear pieces. Knitwear in natural fibres like wool, cotton, or linen work best for layering as they work alongside normal body temperature. Choose cardigans or jumpers in neutral colours that work well with a variety of items in your wardrobe. That way, you can mix and match the layering to work with any outfit.
Capsule Wardrobe Hats
Finally, another way to tackle cooler days is to wear a hat. Your gran was right; you do feel warmer when you wear a hat. Choose natural fabrics again in felt wool, knitted wool, cotton, linen or straw. The best way to decide what type of hat suits you, is to try a few differtent styles on. It is hard to select a hat from an online image because it is often hard to tell the width of a brim or depth of a hat based on a photograph alone. Try a trilby, or beret to add a splash of colour to an outfit. Choose colours that complement many items in your wardrobe, so they act as a critical piece pulling an outfit together and keeping out the chill at the same time. So there you have it, my suggestions on seasonal capsule wardrobe essentials. What do you include?