Casual Capsule Wardrobe

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By Jess
1 Jun 2023
Casual Capsule Wardrobe

If you’ve been a blog reader for a while now, you’ve probably heard me talk about capsule wardrobes before. I created my first capsule wardrobe several years ago, and it transformed the way I curated my closet. Personal style, lifestyles, how we need our clothes to function can all change, so today I’m sharing my casual capsule wardrobe.

Do you ever feel like you have nothing to wear when you open your closet even though your closet is full of stuff? Do you look around and feel overwhelmed by your wardrobe choices? What if I told you there is an alternative that will give you a stylish, functional, and stress-free wardrobe, better known as a capsule wardrobe.

A capsule wardrobe is a collection of essential pieces that are flexible enough to create a variety of stylish outfits. The goal here is to be able to mix and match the pieces in your casual capsule wardrobe, so you can easily create a wardrobe that will save you time and energy. Say goodbye to decision fatigue every time you get dressed. I’m going to walk you though what to include, how to create outfits, and how to make the most of a casual capsule wardrobe.

You might also like these seasonal capsule wardrobes: summer capsule wardrobe, fall capsule wardrobe, winter capsule wardrobe, spring capsule wardrobe.

Casual Capsule Wardrobe

Casual Capsule Wardrobe Essentials

A casual capsule wardrobe needs to be a few things. It needs to be functional, comfortable, versatile and stylish. My goal with this casual capsule wardrobe was to curate pieces that can easily be worn together in a wide variety of ways. I’ve already thought of 60+ ways to wear this casual capsule wardrobe. You might have noticed that these pieces are focused more on summer style. Since we are heading into warmer weather I decided to pick wardrobe items that work for the summer months.

Casual Capsule Wardrobe Essentials


basic tees

A basic tee is the cornerstone of a casual capsule wardrobe. They’re easy, comfy and can be worn so many ways. Here are a few favorite styles.

basic tank

A simple tank like a basic tee is a great staple for a capsule wardrobe. It’s also a good option for layering and for those really hot summer days. Here are some favorite styles.

white button down
sweaters and sweatshirts


sweatpants or joggers
Cotton or linen pants



Shoes & Accessories

Casual Capsule Wardrobe Outfits

Casual Capsule Wardrobe List

Here is a casual wardrobe checklist you can save and use as a reference as you’re building your own.

Casual Capsule Wardrobe Checklist

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