You Need This Formal Wear Capsule Wardrobe (Because, Weddings)

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The secret to always having something to wear to weddings and events is simply knowing how to build a formal capsule wardrobe, which is what we're here to help you with. With the right tools in your closet, you won't ever find yourself scrambling to put together a look the week before a formal or black-tie wedding. While building a formal wear capsule wardrobe may be an initial investment, we guarantee that you'll save money in the end, as gone will be the days of buying things you'll never wear again while in a down-to-the-wire panic.

We narrowed the possibilities down to 18 pieces, all of which will work for a variety of different venues and seasons. With this selection of outerwear, dresses, accessories, and shoes, there will be no need to open those formal-dress-code invitations with dread anymore. So with that, keep scrolling to find out exactly what you need and shop every piece.