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How to Create a Work Capsule Wardrobe: Timeless Pieces for Women on the Go

How to Create a Work Capsule Wardrobe: Timeless Pieces for Women on the Go

Are you tired of spending precious minutes in the morning rummaging through your wardrobe, trying to find an outfit that not only looks professional but can easily transition from work to a night out? Have you been scrolling for capsule wardrobe inspiration on Pinterest only to find that most of the wardrobes are too casual to bring into the office place?

If so, it's time to consider creating a work capsule wardrobe. A capsule wardrobe consists of a limited number of versatile pieces that can be mixed and matched to create countless stylish outfits you can easily where to (and from!) the office. In this blog post, we'll show you how to choose timeless pieces like a bodysuit, jumpsuit, or black trousers that will keep you looking fabulous no matter the occasion.


work capsule wardrobe


1. The Power of a Bodysuit


First and foremost, let's talk about the magic of a bodysuit. It's one of my favorite pieces of my own capsule wardrobe. This one-piece wonder is a must-have for any woman's work capsule wardrobe. Not only does it streamline your silhouette, but it also pairs effortlessly with skirts, trousers, or jeans. Choose a neutral colour like black or white to maximize versatility and opt for high-quality fabric that will stand the test of time. You KNOW we love a high-quality fabric over here. For example, with the Isabel bodysuit, you can keep your blazer on in the office and show off the peek-a-boo back during happy hour. With a bodysuit as your foundation, you'll always have a chic base for any outfit. 


bodysuit and blazer work capsule wardrobe


2. Embrace the Jumpsuit Trend

I'm not talking about your favorite work-from-home romper either!

When it comes to fashion-forward yet timeless pieces, jumpsuits take center stage. A well-fitted jumpsuit can be dressed up or down, making it perfect for both the office and an evening out with friends. Look for a jumpsuit in a classic colour like vanilla or black and opt for a tailored cut that flatters your figure. Pair it with heels and statement accessories for a sophisticated look or dress it down with flats for a more casual vibe. Whatever the occasion, a jumpsuit will be your go-to piece for effortless style and the perfect addition to your work capsule wardrobe.

Wouldn't you know it? Our Lola jumpsuit checks all the boxes!


black jumpsuit for work

3. The Versatility of Black Trousers

We saved the best for last here when it comes to your work capsule wardrobe. No work capsule wardrobe is complete without a pair of classic black trousers. This wardrobe staple works wonders for creating a polished and professional look. Choose a high-quality fabric that drapes nicely on your body and opt for a timeless cut like straight-leg or wide-leg. The beauty of black trousers lies in their ability to be styled in countless ways. Pair them with a black top and pumps for a classic office look, or dress them down with a chunky sweater and ankle boots for a more relaxed yet put-together ensemble.

black trousers and black top

Can we have a moment for the Kit Pant?

Humble brag: when it comes to trousers, we kind of created the perfect pair. The Kit Pant features front pleats, convenient slash pockets and an elasticized back waistband. With a straight leg style that has just a hint of a wide-leg feel, these trousers are guaranteed to make you feel effortlessly chic. Plus, the sand wash finish adds a subtle touch of modernity. They are one of my favorite pieces in the entire classics collection!


Putting Together Your Work Capsule Wardrobe

In conclusion, creating a work capsule wardrobe is the ultimate time-saving hack for the modern woman. By investing in versatile pieces like a bodysuit, jumpsuit, and black trousers, you'll never have to fret about what to wear again. These timeless items also help you effortlessly transition from the office to a night out, allowing you to achieve a stylish and polished look with ease. Trust me: build your capsule wardrobe wisely, and you'll reap the benefits of effortless style every single day. For more style inspiration, make sure to come follow us on Instagram!



Frequently Asked Questions About A Work Capsule Wardrobe


  1. How many pieces should I include in my work capsule wardrobe?

    • A work capsule wardrobe typically consists of around 10-15 versatile pieces, including tops, bottoms, dresses, and outerwear. The key is to choose pieces that can be mixed and matched to create a variety of outfits. Check out our classics collection for inspiration!

  2. Can I incorporate trendy pieces into my work capsule wardrobe?

    • While it's important to focus on timeless pieces, there's no harm in adding a few trendy items to your capsule wardrobe. Just ensure that these trendy pieces can be styled in various ways and won't go out of style too quickly. 

  3. How often should I update my work capsule wardrobe?

    • Your work capsule wardrobe should be updated based on your personal preference and lifestyle changes. If a piece becomes worn-out or no longer fits your style, it's time to replace it. Regularly reassess your wardrobe to ensure it reflects your current needs and preferences. We have more tips for decluttering your closet here!


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