The Modest Capsule Wardrobe That'll Change Your Wardrobe

If your closet's filled to the brim and you've decided to try out capsules, you might have noticed there's seemingly a capsule wardrobe for everything, from babymoons and travels to the holidays and a minimalist aesthetic—you name it. Sure, learning how to streamline your wardrobe to a few carefully curated pieces per occasion is quite helpful, but what if there was a capsule wardrobe that you didn't need to edit, one that was just modest enough for each and every occasion? Running errands, grabbing coffee with friends, going to work… Imagine how easy dressing up in the morning would be knowing that you've finally decluttered your closet and now every item goes well with everything you own? Well, we asked ourselves that same question and came up with this easy way to help you figure out how to build a modest capsule wardrobe to fit all your needs.

Hint: It's way easier than you think. Sure, at first it may sound like just another capsule wardrobe, but this one ranges from classic trench coats that are great no matter where you live to mules that are the ideal shoes for transitional weather to cropped pants that are modest but still fun, especially when paired with long-sleeve shirts and midi dresses that you already own. Doesn't that sound ideal?

If you like what you're reading, find the four key pieces you'll need to make your mornings (and life) easier—at least when it comes to your clothes.

Midi Dresses

This dress clearly looks great with sneakers, so it will look just as good (or better) with mules.

Wear this over your cropped pants for a chic layered look. 

Long-Sleeve Tops

Everybody needs a good striped top in their wardrobe. 

As well as a button-down shirt you can layer over your striped shirt or wear as-is.

This top is perfect for dressing up or down—it all depends on our choice of jewelry. 

Cropped Pants

Everlane is the MVP when it comes to cropped pants.

A pair of wide-leg pants looks great with heeled or flat mules. 

Throw navy pants into your capsule wardrobe to integrate some color that is guaranteed to match seamlessly with everything else.

Trench Coats

Say hello to the perfect transitional jacket. 

How can we forget a classic camel-colored trench coat? 

But also, keep an eye for a trench coat in a sultry red to add some flare into your wardrobe.


This color combination has us swooning. 

Sometimes all you need is some barely there heels.

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