MUST HAVES | Streamlined Capsule Wardrobe

You may be wondering, ‘what on earth is a capsule wardrobe?’, but rest easy that this ultimate life hack will make your life and getting ready every morning a hell of a lot easier. A capsule wardrobe incorporates versatile, classic pieces that can be paired with absolutely everything. Simply mix and match with a few additional pieces based on the season and trends. Read ahead on building your own…

Formal Pieces:

  • Navy Suit – Wearable year-round
  • Seasonal Weight Suit – One for winter (wool/corduroy) and one for summer (cotton/linen)
  • Navy Blue Blazer – For all the times a suit jacket just doesn't cut it.
  • White & Blue Dress Shirts – Focus on quality and fit. Get two solid versions in each colour and a printed one to inject some personality.
  • Tuxedo – Invest in one to wear to all your special events.
  • Variety of Ties – Plain, patterned and seasonal (knitted, wool)
  • Dark Grey Wool Trousers – Suitable for work and play.

Versatile Basics/Separates:

  • Beige Chinos
  • Indigo Jeans
  • Neutral Cotton Shorts (navy, black, khaki or beige)
  • V-neck Jumpers and Cardigans – Invest in quality merino wool or cashmere in neutral colours.
  • T-shirts & Polo shirts – Stock up in white, grey and navy.
  • Navy Pea Coat

Footwear:

  • Plain white sneakers – Non-negotiable.
  • Dress Shoes – Plain cap toe in black or brogues in brown
  • Casual Boot – Tan or brown will transcend the years.