How to Build a Denim Capsule Wardrobe in 5 Easy Steps

Nowadays, "less is more" and "quality over quantity" are two mottos rapidly gaining believers, and rightfully so. The fashion industry has shifted the conversation toward slow-fashion and conscious collections. And so have we, hence our recently renewed interest in capsule wardrobes, specifically where denim is involved.

From a classic denim jacket and high-waisted jeans to summer denim shorts and a button-down top that looks good fitted or oversize, we've put together five key pieces that will create the ultimate denim capsule wardrobe. Trust that these pieces will outlive all other the trends in your wardrobe—and make getting dressed much easier in the morning.

The Classic Denim Jacket 

Every capsule wardrobe should include a denim jacket. 

Available in sizes XXS to XL.

An oversize number is perfect too—especially when it comes to layering in the chillier months.

Available in sizes 14 to 24.

If you want to add a twist to the classic, opt for a cropped version. 

Available in sizes XXS to XL. 

Go-To Jeans

Goes well with anything—period. 

Available in size 24. 

Keep it fun with a wide cuff. 

Available in sizes 10 to 32.

Or choose a flowier silhouette for a more elevated look. 

Available in sizes 23 to 36.

The Denim Short 

For beach days (and beyond). 

Available in sizes 24 to 34.

Perfect before (and after) Labor Day. 

Available in sizes 23 to 32.

A true summer staple. 

Available in sizes 14 to 24.

The Denim Top 

Casual and trendy. 

Available in sizes XS to XXL.

For those days you really don't know what to wear. 

Available in sizes 2 to 12.

A short-sleeve version is a must as well. 

Available in sizes XXS to XXL. 

The Denim Dress

Consider this a 9-to-5 essential.

Available in sizes 14 to 22.

Throw on some sunnies, or layer a striped tee underneath. This look is so versatile. 

Available in sizes S to M. 

Do denim head-to-toe in a maxi silhouette. 

Available in sizes 34 to 42.

Opening Image: @adenorah

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