Ideas For Spring Capsule Wardrobe – A capsule wardrobe is one that contains multiple staple pieces that can be repeated by layering or contrasting with other clothing. It can contain clothing, accessories, and even shoes, all of them being versatile and simple, making it extremely easy to style when you have nothing to wear. It consists of pieces that are easily accessible, sustainable, and also budget-friendly which is why you do not have to be a professional stylist in order to create outfits from your capsule, as everything will be at your fingertips.
Spring is transitional weather, and more often than not, it can become quite complicated to think of outfits beforehand and preplan all your different styling opportunities for the season. With the constantly fluctuating weather, it is better to invest in some staple spring pieces that you can mix and match with several other pieces in order to create numerous effortless outfits. This can help you create the perfect spring outfit for days when you have “nothing to wear” and make you look put together.
What To Include In Your Spring Wardrobe?
When one thinks of spring, pastel outfits come to mind. Therefore, an ideal spring wardrobe could include many pastel-colored pieces, such as floral dresses, thin cropped sweaters, and even light denim pieces. Flowers are always a must in spring, and they can never go wrong. So, floral prints in any shape or form are essential for spring! Besides the clothing, accessories also play a big role in making or breaking your outfit. They add the whimsical touch that any outfit needs to get spruced up in the spirit of spring. Small baguette bags and canvas trainers are perfect essentials to have in your wardrobe for the spring season. To up your game, gold jewelry can never go wrong when worn in spring!
Do’s And Don’ts for Spring Wardrobe
- While narrowing down options for your spring capsule wardrobe, DO make sure to ask yourself if you can wear a specific piece more than once in the same week. If not, it is a bold piece that cannot act as a staple, not ready to act as a layer in multiple different outfits.
- DON’T opt for pieces that are bright and flashy. Yes, spring is about the colors and vibrancy, and one piece in your outfit should be vibrant. However, pieces that are glittery (for example sequined tops) or have flashy neon colors should be avoided, as they can clash with the light pastels of the spring.
- DO experiment with jewelry! A capsule wardrobe usually consists of plain pieces that are to be used more than once. So to really make your outfit unique and memorable, go crazy while accessorizing and use jewelry to elevate the overall look of your outfit.
- DON’T overdo it with the layering. Layers may be fun to work with, but in the spring season, too many layers may make your outfit come off as a winter/fall look rather than a spring look. So, layer minimally.
20 – Kendalls Pastel Color Printed Floral Dress
This beautiful baby pink summer floral dress is one of the most basic and important essentials to have in your spring capsule wardrobe as a staple piece. It’s light and flowy with short puffed sleeves, making it perfect for the breezy spring weather. It has a ruched V-shaped neckline and is cinched at the waist to give a flattering effect. It’s the perfect piece and is very versatile as it can be worn with sneakers, boots, or heels according to preference. You can add layers on top too such as a matching cardigan or perhaps even a denim jacket – the styling opportunities are endless!
19 – White Laceup Croptop With Mom Jeans
Another essential for your spring capsule wardrobe would definitely be this cropped white top. It goes with almost anything due to its simplicity and it will work beautifully to create minimalistic outfits for the springtime. It’s perfect to wear with light wash jeans or perhaps even a floral midi skirt, according to your preference. It has so much scope and has a flattering effect on all body types. This can be layered with innumerable other pieces to create so many outfits, so this should definitely be in everyone’s spring capsule wardrobes!
18 – Denim Jacket With Leather Pants And Converse
Denim jackets scream spring. They are made for the spring season: when it’s not too hot and not too cold. Cropped and light wash denim jackets such as the one below is a must-have for your spring capsule wardrobe as they can be layered over almost anything. From a plain white t-shirt to a floral dress, denim jackets can help elevate almost any spring outfit by adding a different texture and color to the look.
17 – White Tank Top With Light Wash Jeans
Light wash jeans are perfect for the springtime as light-colored tops and sweaters are most complimented when worn with light wash jeans. Especially straight-legged light wash jeans such as these are the perfect staple for your spring capsule wardrobe as they are so versatile and extremely easy to style with anything. Go get yours today!
16 – Light Purple Ribbed Sweater With Bell Sleeves
As springtime progresses, it gets warmer so it doesn’t really allow for thick chunky sweaters. However, this form-fitting sweater in this beautiful lilac shade is perfect. Because it’s thin and tight-fitting, it can be easily layered underneath jackets. However, the bell sleeves allow it to be worn on its own too. It’s simple and single-colored, meaning it can be mixed and matched with various other things to create multiple looks. So this one is definitely to be included in the spring capsule wardrobe.
15 – Shackets With Straight Fit Ripped Jeans
Shackets are all the rage nowadays. The perfect mix of a shirt and jacket, shackets are what you can wear when you have “nothing to wear”. Honestly, throw this on top of a plain shirt and jeans, and you have yourself a springtime outfit! It’s so easy to style and more importantly also super comfortable!
14 – Pastel Button Front Sweater
Pastel button-front cardigans are definitely to be included in the spring capsule wardrobe this year! These sweaters may be chunky but they are super versatile as they can be worn as an open-front sweater over dresses and tank tops, making them so useful for layering during the spring. This one is definitely a must-have.
13 – Off Shoulder Pink Sweater With Jeans And Flip Flops
Off-shoulder sweaters are perfect for the spring season, especially if they’re pastel-colored. This one with the balloon sleeves is the perfect addition to your spring capsule wardrobe as it can go with a skirt or jeans! It can be styled many different ways and it’s definitely something to hold on to for this season as it screams spring!
12 – Chunky Golden Hoops With Black Croptop
Gold hoops HAVE to be in your spring capsule wardrobe. They are timelessly classic and go with quite literally anything, that’s why they are so adored and popular. They can immediately bring any outfit up a notch by making it look so put together and well thought out, by bringing a certain elegance to whatever you are wearing. You can wear these with a dress or jeans, and it will within seconds, elevate your whole look.
11 – V-Neck Sweater Vest With White Shirt
This preppy outfit is a classic for the spring season. Sweater vests are classic pieces that can be worn with almost anything. They can be worn without any layer underneath, or a white shirt underneath, or maybe even over a full-sleeved black turtleneck bodysuit. It will never go wrong and the options are endless with this piece, so don’t forget to add this to your spring capsule wardrobe!
10 – Classic White Canvas Sneakers
Canvas trainers are shoes that you can never go wrong with. Especially when it comes to white trainers, they can go with almost any dress and any outfit with jeans or pants – anything! It’s such an accessible product for your spring capsule wardrobe, as these are easy to find and even easier to style. They are also found in many different colors that also can work according to preference, however, the most versatile ones have to be the white ones. They also go well with minimalistic outfits as they are not as chunky as the white platform joggers that are also super trendy.
9 – Beautiful Yin Yang Baguette Bag
Baguette bags are so minimalistic and cute and they can match or contrast with any outfit and add so much dimension to it. They are definitely a springtime essential as they bring so much to every single outfit.
8 – White Cropped Pants With Printed Tops
White cropped pants are everything! They are like a blank canvas for you to go in any direction with your tops. This one definitely belongs in your spring capsule wardrobe as the possibilities with this are endless. There are so many ways this can be mixed and matched with sweaters, blouses, and crop tops. This can obviously be worn in other colors like pastels for the springtime, however, that may not be as versatile as the white and a capsule wardrobe needs to contain pieces that can be worn many times.
7 – White Tank Top With Jeans And Pink Shirt
White tank tops are every girl’s staple piece of clothing. Without any layers on top, or on their own, white tank tops can never go wrong with their simplicity and form-fitting cut. They are perfect for the breezy spring weather and can be worn with so many different combinations of clothes, making this a perfect item to have in your spring capsule wardrobe.
6 – Baby Blue Blazer With Matching Jeans
Want to create a sophisticated-looking outfit without the flowy materials of spring pieces? Look no further. This baby blue blazer can be layered over a white blouse and worn with light wash jeans to create a business casual type outfit, to give a unique silhouette. This blazer is perfect for your spring capsule wardrobe because it can be layered over many different colors and with other bottoms like white pants or even light wash shorts! It’s unique, but definitely, a look that will never go out of style.
5 – Purple Summer Dress With Slippers
Every girl needs to have an “everyday dress”. This one is perfect because it encapsulates spring beautifully with its light blue color and the miniature white flowers printed on it. This can act as the perfect staple for your spring capsule wardrobe because it can be worn on its own and with other pieces too, making it a versatile piece that can be worn to a wide range of occasions.
4 – Open Toe Slide Sandals In White
The flip-flops trend has been long gone but is rapidly being replaced by slides for example these Steve Madden ones that can match with almost any outfit. This is a shoe that must be in your spring capsule wardrobe because it’s perfect to wear under dresses and skirts for the spring. The braided detail adds dimension to the otherwise plain shoe and gives it a minimalistic look tied with your whole outfit.
3 – Floral Flowy Wrap Dress
Wrap dresses wrap around your body like the petals of a flower, being very much reminiscent of the flowers in the spring. It’s a must-have piece for your springtime wardrobe, as it flatters all body types by cinching in the waist and its A-line cut.
2 – Floral Printed Slit Skirt With White Collared Shirt
Floral midi skirts are a huge essential to add to your spring capsule wardrobe. For a casual look, they can be worn with a t-shirt or maybe a light crewneck. For a slightly more formal look, you can pair it with a blouse. This is yet another piece with so many options to style it!
1 – Gold Chains With Plain White Tee
Last but definitely not least, is golden chains! Layering golden chains together over any sort of pastels or whites can really change your whole look by elevating it and making it look so much better. These chains can obviously be matched with rings too, but they also look good on their own, and work with almost any piece of clothing!
Q. How to wear spring outfits during a chilly day in spring?
A. Spring outfits are popular due to their versatility. It is so easy to layer them, so that is the route one should take on a chilly spring day. For example, if you are wearing a midi dress, just throw on a matching cardigan or contrast with a light wash denim jacket. Replace the spring sandals with canvas sneakers and you have a much warmer outfit without having to replace the dress.
Q. How to dress casually in spring?
A. One does not have to wear dresses to truly enjoy the spring. Casual outfits can include anything with light wash jeans, white tank tops, and canvas sneakers. You can mix, match and accessorize these, as these are all suitable pieces for your spring capsule wardrobe!
Q. Can sunglasses be added to spring capsule wardrobe?
A. Absolutely! Sunglasses can elevate your whole outfit even by just putting them on your head. Spring does not require sunglasses as there is no harsh sunlight (yet), but they can always be a part of your capsule wardrobe as they can never go wrong with the pastels of spring essentials.
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