WITH THE POPULARITY OF MARIE KONDO’S ‘SPARK JOY’ AND MINIMALIST FASHION CHALLENGES LIKE PROJECT 333, CAPSULE WARDROBES ARE MORE IN VOGUE THAN EVER.
Revolving around creating a carefully curated collection of clothing, a capsule wardrobe focuses on quality pieces that can be mixed and matched, ensuring you always have a perfectly put together outfit.
Invest in these key accessories to complete your capsule wardrobe.
Whatever the season, we all need a good pair of sunglasses in our wardrobe. Not only are they practical but they add an instant cool edge to any outfit. Whether you prefer dainty frames or oversized, invest in a decent pair that matches your style.
Tip: use this guide from Cosmopolitan to find the perfect glasses for your face shape.
From looking professional in the office to carrying your essentials during your weekend getaway, a backpack is versatile and effortlessly stylish accessory that can be used every day of the week.
Tip: for a backpack that’s on-trend, browse Elle for some fashion forward inspiration.
Chic Cross-Body Bag
In addition to a backpack, there’s another bag that is a must: the cross-body. Not only is this a versatile accessory, but it instantly adds a different finish and style to an outfit, which is perfect for a capsule wardrobe.
Tip: Choose a cross-body bag with a detachable strap. This means you can change the strap or use it as a clutch.
Finding the right jewellery for a capsule wardrobe can be a tall order. The secret? Finding pieces that are adaptable. For necklaces, this means choosing something small and dainty that looks effortless during the day, yet sleek and elegant at night.
Tip: a small and simple layered necklace can take you from day to night
Just like a dainty necklace, every capsule needs a pair of understated earrings. From business to leisure, select a pair of understated and sleek earrings that can go from workwear to beachwear.
Tip: to complement every outfit, choose a pair of simple drop earrings in silver or gold.
A sleek and underrated accessory, a watch remains the must have piece of jewellery. What’s more, a watch looks amazing for almost every occasion, whether you’re trying to impress in the boardroom, going out for brunch, or dressing up for dinner.
Tip: choose a classic style from the likes of Henry London and you’ll be wearing it for years.
We’re very proud to bring you this feature in association with Henry London.
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