Capsule Wardrobes

Capsule wardrobes created by Alison Gary of Washington DC fashion blog, Wardrobe Oxygen.  Looking for inspiration on how to have more style with fewer items in your closet? You’ve come to the right place!  Capsule wardrobes for stay at home moms, business travel, telecommuniting, retirees, vacationers, and more.  Scroll through the archives to also find tips on how to extend your style, pare down your wardrobe without sacrificing your style, and how to look stylish on a budget.

Cabi Capsule Wardrobe for Spring 2020
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Cabi Capsule Wardrobe for Spring 2020

I have been creating capsule wardrobes on Wardrobe Oxygen since 2005; not only is it one of the most popular content on this site, but it is the most fun to put together. I truly believe you can achieve big style with a small closet, and love proving that by…

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Colorful Size Inclusive Work Capsule Wardrobe
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Colorful Size Inclusive Work Capsule Wardrobe

  A reader reached out to me asking about how to incorporate color into a capsule wardrobe for work, and to find work fashion that is modern and vibrant in a size 16.  “Hi Allie, I hope you can help me. I recently got a new job and I’m switching…

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A Talbots Holiday Capsule Wardrobe
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A Talbots Holiday Capsule Wardrobe

The holidays are right around the corner, is your closet ready? This is the time of year where your social calendar fills up. Friends from out of town are back for a quick coffee catch-up, neighbors host cookie swaps, your aunt hosts Thanksgiving, your cousin hosts Christmas dinner, your bestie…

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Cabi Capsule Wardrobe for Fall 2019
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Cabi Capsule Wardrobe for Fall 2019

I think in capsule wardrobes. Every time I’m considering a new wardrobe addition, I think how it can be styled at least three ways with what I already own. I love a cohesive, hardworking wardrobe that offers more style with fewer items. This past summer I had the pleasure of…

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Capsule Wardrobe: One Week, One Bag
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Capsule Wardrobe: One Week, One Bag

I have been sharing our family road trip on Instagram Stories and several have DMed asking me what I packed to wear. We spent three nights in Philadelphia, two nights in New York City, and two nights right outside of Boston before we came to Vermont. One week of city…

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How To Create Capsule Wardrobes
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How To Create Capsule Wardrobes

I often am asked how I get the inspiration for my capsule wardrobes.  I think how I figure out these capsule wardrobes may also help you create simpler wardrobes for yourself and benefit you when packing for a trip. Below I share how I create capsule wardrobes (while sharing some…

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A Spring cabi Capsule Wardrobe
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A Spring cabi Capsule Wardrobe

I think in capsules, and when a brand launches its latest collection I immediately think of ways to mix and match to create more style with fewer pieces of clothing.  So when cabi released their latest collection I couldn’t NOT create a spring cabi capsule wardrobe! For reference, visit my…

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Capsule Wardrobe for a Winter Weekend Getaway
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Capsule Wardrobe for a Winter Weekend Getaway

Earlier this month, Karl took me away for a weekend to celebrate my birthday. He planned the trip, letting me know where we were going but we didn’t have a really planned itinerary. He also invited our friends to join us. Knowing him and the location, I felt there would…

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