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.

Fire Island Capsule Wardrobe: What I Packed for a Week in August
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Fire Island Capsule Wardrobe: What I Packed for a Week in August

As I mentioned in previous Weekend Reads posts and shared on Instagram, I just got back this weekend from a week-long trip to Fire Island, Davis Park to be specific. We went with relatives and it was a great getaway before our kids head back to school. I have an…

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Universal Standard Capsule Wardrobe and It’s All On Sale!
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Universal Standard Capsule Wardrobe and It’s All On Sale!

Universal Standard is one of my favorite fashion brands. High quality, great style, and inclusive sizing (sizes 00-40 with a few long and petite options). Universal Standard often has sales, but starting today the best Universal Standard sale has returned: The Universal Standard Sample Sale! And your gal Alison has…

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Summer Getaway Capsule Wardrobe for Grown Women
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Summer Getaway Capsule Wardrobe for Grown Women

it has been a while since I have built a capsule wardrobe. The world has been topsy-turvy and we haven’t known what will happen tomorrow, next week, next month. But with things evening out a bit, many of us are venturing out this summer on vacations. Beach and lake getaways,…

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Work from Home Capsule Wardrobe for Fall to Winter
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Work from Home Capsule Wardrobe for Fall to Winter

I was analyzing my wardrobe and what I wear over and over… and it creates a work from home capsule wardrobe for fall to winter. With the temps changing I am packing up my shorts for sweaters, the sandals for closed-toe shoes and thought it would make sense to share…

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A Stay At Home Capsule Wardrobe
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A Stay At Home Capsule Wardrobe

We are over two months into staying home in the United States.  While some states have opened up and others have relaxed shelter in place directives, other places, like where I live, continue to be locked down.  We don’t know what the future holds, how long states will be opened…

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Stay At Home Capsule Wardrobe from Soma
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Stay At Home Capsule Wardrobe from Soma

I love capsule wardrobes, and love brands that lend themselves to creating capsule wardrobes right within their collections.  I’ve been wearing a lot of Soma loungewear the past several weeks and have found that the pieces mix and match quite beautifully while also being practical and comfortable.  Soma invited me…

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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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