Shop These 20 Pieces at Zara for the Perfect Italian-Style Capsule Wardrobe


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There’s no doubt that we love French-girl fashion, but lately there’s another country that’s been inspiring our outfits, Italy has some good things going too, just consider that it’s the birthplace of Versace, Fendi, and Gucci (to name a select few). And we’re not the only ones obsessing over Italian-girl style lately.

In fact, a number of our favourite go-to style icons hail from Italy. The ever-notable Chiara Ferragni (with over 12 million followers on IG) and Eleonora Carisi, also inspire us daily. And while we wish we could purchase every single thing they wear piece-by-piece, that may not be the most economical option. So to save us all from going broke, we have a solution: The Italian-girl-inspired Zara capsule. By looking to Italian It girls for inspo, we shopped out their wardrobe essentials on the ever affordable (and newly available) Zara website.

If you feel as though you’ve mastered the French-girl look, or just want to change things up a bit, consider adding a few of these Italian girl staples to your closet this season. With these essentials in hand (or in cart), you’ll be able to create an endless number of stylish outfits that will have everyone thinking “mamma mia!” Start curating your Italian-girl capsule today by shopping our favourite picks from Zara, inspired by the country’s biggest trends.


Make a bold statement with standout eyewear.

If a fur coat feels like too much for you, opt for a stole instead.

Classical meets feminine with the elbow adornments. 

Don't forget earrings: The bigger, the better. 

Italian girls never shy away from an animal print. This is an easy way to incorporate it into your usual outfits. 

A red dress is non-negotiable. 

Italian girls know that skinny jeans are always flattering. A dark wash makes them even more slimming.

Rain or shine, these high-fashion boots go with any outfit.

Amp up a typical garment by choosing a luxe fabric.

This deep v-neck is just the right amount of sexy.

Italian girls know how to rock a miniskirt, and this asymmetric version feels particularly relevant. 

Opt for a statement-making coat, rather than a typical trench.

Black lace it to Italian girls what navy stripes are to French girls.

This bag looks so much more expensive than it actually is.

Italian girls are partial to fun tights. These bedazzled fishnets are the perfect pick.

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