Friday, January 5, 2018

Capsule Wardrobe?

Happy New Year!

Anyone else feel a tiny bit nostalgic and droopy about taking down the Christmas decor??  I haven't even started, partially because my kids give me the stink-eye when I mention it, and mostly because the stomach bug hit our house and I have a ridiculous cold.  However, I'm not letting it get me down.  It's a perfect excuse to lay around and eat bad.  It snowed here, and if you know anything about South Jersey, it's rare to have snow this week, so I'm still in holiday mode.  We always get snow just when we really want it in February.

J Crew

Something about this time of year makes me want all new sweaters... and area rugs.  But that's a different post.  I shopped online a bit this week and decided to try to build my own modified capsule wardrobe.  Let's face it, I wear casual clothes in public and ugly O.R. scrubs to work, so this should be fairly simple, right?  I searched Pinterest for the "stay-at-home-mom capsule wardrobe"  (SAHM- sounds way cooler) for the current year of course, because I don't want to be all decked for  2015.


I found this cute capsule on Pinterest...Minus the Inspector Gadget Trenchcoat,  my closet is full of clothes and it turns out I already own a crap-ton of these things, so it's time to put them into outfits and back in plain sight so I'll get my use out of them.  So on to creating the capsule.

Everyday Hairstyles via Pinterst  

This one's easy enough from it will look like I'm a super-energetic-workout-girl while I'm food shopping...or in Target.


This 9 piece/9 outfits is handy but lacking some color for my taste...I'd have to swap out that beige baby for some green

This was probably my favorite (give or take a few things) and it is from 2016 but...I'll use it to get what I already own into several outfits and hopefully eliminate the panic I go into when I have to go somewhere.  (The frantic digging for a certain top, pants, shoe...).

I'll let you know how I make out on the closet overhall.   Now I need to find an organizing guide and some hangers.