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The Universal Standard Yarra Shrug sweater: three ways to style the cashmere one-shouldered sweater as seen on Wardrobe oxygen

Real Life Capsule Wardrobe: The Accent Piece

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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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Image is of a capsule wardrobe featuring seven pieces of clothing, three pairs of shoes, five accessories, and the ability to mix and match them into 18 or more different outfits.

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: Low-Maintenance Office Style

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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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Ask Allie: An Active Casual Capsule Wardrobe for a Woman Over 60

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I am about to retire and would love to have advice about a capsule wardrobe to fit my new situation. I am a young 62 and pear shaped. I'm planning to focus on travel, enjoying grandchildren, blues festivals, yoga and walking. I like classic styles and love blues and greens. Congratulations! That sounds like an amazing way to spend this new point in your life. And I love that you’re…

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Capsule Wardrobe: No Fashion Victim, No Frump for Women Over 40

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Dear Allie, I’m having a hard time shopping. I may be old, but I’m not dead! I’m 55, in pretty good shape though my midsection does show age and giving birth to three wonderful sons and I don’t feel confident in short skirts or sleeveless blouses. I want to look fun and cool and hip but I don’t want to look ridiculous or that I’m not happy with my age.…

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