Category: 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.

Real Life Capsule Wardrobe: The Ivory Blazer

Capsule Wardrobes Outfit Posts Spring Fashion

White, ivory, cream… it doesn't matter which color you choose.  Having a light colored blazer in your closet is a game changer and a regular addition to the capsule wardrobes I create on Wardrobe Oxygen.  Unlike grey which reads corporate, navy which can be hard to match, and black which can often be too severe and hard to match, ivory is a winner.  It works as an accent, not needing…

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Real Life Capsule Wardrobe: The Accent Piece

Capsule Wardrobes Outfit Posts Spring Fashion

Capsule wardrobes are often associated with minimalism, but that doesn't mean the pieces within the capsule need to have minimal style.  In fact, when your capsule wardrobe has unique details and accent pieces, it not only is more fun to wear, but more stylish and versatile.  In the real life capsule wardrobe I featured yesterday, the primary accent piece was the one-shouldered cashmere sweater from Universal Standard. black sweater |…

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Real Life Capsule Wardrobe

Capsule Wardrobes Fashion Advice

I regularly write about capsule wardrobes and create capsule wardrobes for different situations, but I rarely walk the talk. I feature outfit posts, but rarely any cohesion from look to look. This post features a real life capsule wardrobe created from items currently residing in my closet.  Seven pieces of clothing, three pairs of shoes, five accessories to create 17 different looks for work, play, and beyond. Some of these…

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Capsule Wardrobe: Chic Week in a Carryon Suitcase

Capsule Wardrobes Fashion Advice

A few of you have contacted me asking for suggestions on what to pack for a week-long vacation and how to fit it all in a carry-on. Most of you are looking to visit places that aren’t terribly hot or cold, so I made this capsule wardrobe for spring-like conditions. Below is a vacation capsule wardrobe for one week, one carryon suitcase. I am planning a 10-day trip to Copenhagen…

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Capsule Wardrobe for the Work from Home Woman

Capsule Wardrobes Fashion Advice

Whether you're working at home on the computer or chasing after little ones, this is a capsule wardrobe for you. I've been working from home for the past few months and this capsule wardrobe is based upon what I have been wearing and found the easiest, most stylish, and versatile for the occasions that come up when working from home. Comfortable, available at a variety of price points, and machine…

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Capsule Wardrobe: Low-Maintenance Office Style

Capsule Wardrobes Corporate Fashion Fashion Advice

When you work a full-time job that doesn't pay you crazy bucks, your life is different from many of the fashion advice pieces in magazines and on the internet. Dry cleaning can be mad expensive. The idea of hand washing garments will cause such intense laughter tears will come to your eyes and you'll clutch your stomach. Ain't nobody got time for that. It sounds well and good to spend…

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What to Wear When Running for Political Office: The Woman Candidate’s Capsule Wardrobe

Capsule Wardrobes Corporate Fashion Fashion Advice

This post contains affiliate links; if you click on a link and make a purchase Wardrobe Oxygen may make a small commission. It’s 2018 but when you Google what to wear when running for political office, what to wear for a political campaign, or any other similar search almost all advice is old and geared towards men.  Where's the advice for women political candidates? At the October Women’s Convention in Detroit,…

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Capsule Wardrobe: Elegant Professional

Capsule Wardrobes Fashion Advice

When you have to dress in business attire every day for work, it can get expensive. Blazers, lined trousers, matching suits, and then all the alterations… to have a different outfit every day for your job can lead you to the poorhouse. In Corporate America, more than anywhere else, it makes sense to build a capsule wardrobe for your work clothing. With a cohesive collection of pieces, you can have…

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