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6 Reasons for Creating a Capsule Wardrobe

If you have ever stood in front of your wardrobe wondering what on earth you can wear, then you are in need of a capsule wardrobe! Imagine instead, how it would feel to get up in the morning and know you have the right outfit to wear whatever your plans are (and of course we are slowly becoming able to start making plans). But that’s not the only reason a capsule wardrobe can be “life changing” here are 5 more...

  • It saves you huge amounts of time. Instead of spending precious hours looking for items that fit, work with other pieces in your wardrobe and make you feel good, you just go to your wardrobe and you have not one but several options ready to pull out and wear. The morning time suck “wardrobe stare” is eliminated for good.
  • It’s never boring. There is a misconception that a capsule wardrobe means wearing the same thing all the time. On the contrary a carefully designed wardrobe contains multiple combinations that you can stamp your...
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Mini Summer Casual Capsule Wardrobe

A little while ago I posted an outfit containing these turquoise linen trousers and they were really popular with lots of you buying them. I thought I would create a mini casual capsule wardrobe with some additional ways to wear them.

The Pieces

**AD Contains Affiliate Links** Jacket // Rouge top // Teal top // Cardigan // Print linen top // Rouge jeans // White top // Linen trousers // Rouge necklace // Turquoise necklace // Basket // Rouge shoes // Espadrilles //

The Outfits

 

If you want to treat yourself to another colour, they also come in yellow, white and navy.

If you want to discover how to create your own capsule wardrobe, find out how with The Capsule wardrobe Blueprint.

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Stay At Home To Post Lockdown Perfect Capsule Wardrobe

With the few days of warm weather and a glimmer of hope that lockdown might be easing soon, I'm thinking about what investments to add to my wardrobe to wear now and later. Pieces that can go from casual to smart, with the change of a shoe or jacket.

One thing the lockdown has taught me, which of course I did already know, is that I need much less in my wardrobe. Having gone through a Spring Clean and then a second culling, I am left with pieces I love and want to wear. And it's the pieces I have really thought about (typically because of the investment) that have stayed put. 

As you know, I do plan my wardrobe carefully, but like everyone there are some spontaneous items that creep in. These are usually lower cost and often not such good quality, because I didn't have to think too hard about the price. With more of a focus on sustainability, these disposable pieces don't make me feel good. When I work out their cost per wear they end up being more costly than my...

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8 Step Soothing and Pampering Spa Routine

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This week I am bringing you an 8 step soothing and pampering spa routine which I hope will leave you feeling relaxed and de-stressed at this worrying time.

Spa Routine

Step 1. Start by washing your hair with Clarifying Hair Wash, using a Scalp Massager to gently stimulate the hair and encourage healthy growth.

Step 2. Rinse hair and apply a deep conditioning treatment. This one contains plant proteins to repair and strengthen the hair and keratin for glossy, healthy looking hair.

Step 3. Gently massage in Body Smooth polish to exfoliate and nourish with oils and mineral rich sea salts. Its gorgeous citrus scent comes from lemon myrtle which deeply cleanses and purifies the skin and macadamia nut oil helps improve elasticity.

Step 4. Buff your feet with Polishing Foot Pebble to remove dry skin and soften cracked heels.

Step 5. Rinse off body polish and foot pebble while running a bath and adding Tahitian Vanilla and Coconut Luxury Bath Foam. Aloe Vera helps to soothe...

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Adding Colour To My Spring Capsule Wardrobe

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Last week I brought you my Stay At Home Spring Capsule Wardrobe, with a colour palette of Navy, white/cream and red. This week I wanted to show you how to add more colour. For my capsule I am adding orange, lime green and pink. In the video below I give you some other colour options for cool skin tones.

Don't forget if you want to create your own capsule wardrobe, my Capsule Wardrobe Blueprint gives you everything you need.

 

Here are the additional pieces

Where to buy with alternatives for items no longer available.

Pink sweater // Green cardigan // Coral cardigan // Cream top // Pink top // Green t-shirt // Stripe T-shirt // Orange dress // Cream culottes // Orange trousers // Pink shoes // Pink Bag // Orange bag // Orange shoes //

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Don't forget you can also still order the Spring Capsule Wardrobe here...

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Spring Capsule Wardrobe - Easy But Stylish Stay At Home Outfits

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It looks like most of us will be spending a long period of time at home this Spring. With this in mind I have put together my Spring Capsule Wardrobe predominantly from pieces I already have in my wardrobe. There are a few new additions, but in reality as I won't be going anywhere I really didn't need much. I have included accessories for when I do pop out for groceries as I still want to make some effort, if only to keep my spirits up.

For this capsule I have kept the colour scheme really simple with Navy, Cream/Ivory and Red. I am sure that you will have some similar pieces in your wardrobe and hope that you will find this useful in creating your own outfits.

I have listed either the exact pieces I have if still available, or similar alternatives if you do want to add anything to your wardrobe.

17 Items, 3 sets of accessories and well over 40 outfits...

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How To Shop Your Wardrobe

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If you are stuck at home and needing some distraction a good sort through your wardrobe might be just the solution to fill a few hours.

I would recommend that you do this regularly anyway to make sure you haven't forgotten about any hidden treasures. Clear out what you don't wear regularly to make sure your wardrobe isn't cluttered and that you can see everything. Sell good quality items so that you can use the money to reinvest in your wardrobe. 

Use this time to “go shopping” in the warm and dry in your wardrobe. Rather than this being a clear out, it’s an opportunity to try different item combinations, work out which key items you need and come up with some new outfits.

Have handy a notebook, some pins and a full length mirror. Use a camera too, I keep a folder on my phone with outfit ideas that I can easily refer back to.

Pick out some items you love but don’t seem to wear very often and try to figure out why. Is it because of the fit?...

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How to Choose Colours Plus A Special Stuck At Home Offer

Are you still confused by Colour but would like to know which colours suit you and how to determine whether you a have warm or cool skin tone?

While we are in this difficult time where many of you may be stuck at home, I thought I would create some content that can keep you occupied and hopefully take your mind off this stressful situation.

So if you are thinking about having a wardrobe sort out I have filmed a video about colour which I hope you will find useful and informative.

 

In the video you will learn how to see which colours work for you, how to determine whether you have a warm or a cool skin tone and how to mix colours.

 

If by the end of the video you would still like some help I have created a special offer for you. I know many people will be struggling and as a small business I want to do my best to help you, while still making sure I can continue to run my business. So for the next few weeks I am offering my Personalised Colour Guide at 25% off. Plus...

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Stop Waiting Until, To Be Stylish In Your Fifties & Beyond

How do you feel when you open your wardrobe doors? Is it a case of "Ooh which of my lovely pieces shall I create an outfit with today?" or is it more "Ugh what on earth can I wear?" If it's more often the latter than the former you may be suffering from "waiting until". I completely understand because it is something many of us have experienced.

It might be that you are waiting until you have lost weight. Or maybe it's until you have time to sort your wardrobe out. Or perhaps until you have more money, or more confidence to try something new.

But all that time you are waiting, you are missing out. How do you feel at the moment? If you are suffering from a lack of confidence because you think your appearance is letting you down, then now is the time to act. I talk about this in much more depth here. But in the meantime let's get rid of some of those excuses.

If you are waiting until you lose weight, you will find this post useful. My biggest tip though, is not to have anything in...

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How To Update Your Colour Palette

If you have had colour analysis in the past there is a good chance that you may only wear a percentage of the colours in your palette. We all get stuck in a rut and stick to what is safe and what we know works. Depending on when you were colour analysed, you may also be sticking to some rigid rules that are limiting your choices. If you were analysed as one of the 4 Seasons and have never deviated, you are definitely missing out. Since then colour analysis has moved on considerably, I have even developed my own method that I use with my clients. 

If you have started to see some "natural highlights" creeping in or perhaps as you have got older your skin tone has changed, you may want to rethink the colours you wear as well. Or maybe you fancy a change or feel that your colour palette doesn't reflect who you are. I definitely go through phases where I want to wear a luxurious palette of neutrals and other days when I really want some gorgeous pops of colour. 

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