Yesterday marked the beginning of a new 30 day challenge, which will focus on building a capsule wardrobe.  I first learned about capsule wardrobes about a year ago from Pinterest (of course)- the place where you find strange new hobbies, exotic foods I never remember to make, bucket list adventures, and random life hacks.

Capsule Wardrobes are small, compact selections of clothing, shoes, and accessories that are made up of complimenting colors that can be mixed and matched into a variety of outfits.

So What’s the Point? Why Start a Capsule Wardrobe?

The primary reason capsule wardrobes have developed widespread popularity comes from many of the same principles of minimalism.  It makes for a more manageable closet, it simplifies your life, and provides more energy to focus on the things that matter.

The other cool aspect of capsule wardrobes is that they are perfect to be used for travel.  Rather than trying to pack clothes for every occasion, capsule wardrobes are designed to be versatile so that the different pieces can be incorporated into different outfits.


Getting Started

There are lots of sites that can help you with tips and tricks to learn the basics of how to put together a capsule wardrobe.  Here are just a few:

One of the capsule wardrobe movements that has gained a lot of traction and attention is Project 333. The principles of Project 333 are that you pick 33 articles of clothes, accessories, outerwear and jewelry and rotate them every 3 months. For this challenge, I have selected 33 items to wear for 30 days… and who knows, if I like it, maybe I will continue it for the full 3 months. 

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