Capsule Wardrobe Work Essentials

Capsule Wardrobe Work Essentials: the most functional? Working women are all about balancing their personal lives along with their professional lives. There’s an overwhelming mess when it comes to fashion. The closet would be stuffed with clothes but it ‘ll feel like there’s nothing to wear early morning amidst the household chaos of serving breakfasts to the kids, quoting the day’s work to the Bai, packing lunch for the husband and all the other mundane jobs that define a modern working woman today.

And seriously where does it leave any space for dressing up like a working Diva who could step out confidently in her single sole pumps with a smile on her lips? But what if I tell you it’s all possible with a capsule wardrobe? Ever since ‘Susie Faux’ coined the term Capsule Wardrobe ‘a wardrobe comprised of very few essential outfits that never go out of fashion like a skirt or a trouser and easily be augmented with seasonal pieces’ it has proved to be a surviving mantra to the working women around the globe. So here are few mix and match ideas which totally reflects the concept of a capsule wardrobe and just might be your fashion goal for rest of your professional life.

Capsule Wardrobe is all about minimalist fashion and only essential pieces of clothing. So here are five classic wardrobe items which expand your wardrobe style yet are very functional and fuss free.

Pencil Skirt for Office

There’s no other work wear essential which is equally feminine as a pencil skirt. They are polished, suave, professional and yet very flirty. Pencil skirts can be mix and matched with a variety of clothes like a white crisp formal shirt, with a formal blazer above a casual tee or a button down shirt. Pairing your pencil skirt with an edgy moto jacket will provide you with a very cheery and youthful look. For winters you can always team it up with turtle neck sweaters or your favorite cashmere. The choice is all yours and you just have to follow only one rule to a pencil skirt work wear ‘Always wear sole pumps with your pencil skirt.’

Slack Trousers for Office

Slack trousers are neat, classy and functional. They are one of the most functional workplace outfits which can easily be teamed up with almost all types of tops and shirts. If you pair it up with silk shirts they will instantly redefine elegance and if you wish you can easily throw a printed tee for some casual vibes. Then the striped coats or jackets looks very glamorous when team up with plaid grey trousers. The oxford shoes and pointed stilettos are the perfect companions to these slack trouser looks.

An everywhere Blazer for Office

Blazers function as the real saviours for a professional woman. They are cool, clean, structured and provide a sharp look to any outfit. They are a failsafe wardrobe piece which can easily be worn over a trouser as well as over a skirt. Though you always have this option of investing into striped, textured and solid coloured blazers than those depressing grey black blazers to make a statement.

A Silk Blouse 

A perfectly tailored silk blouse creates a chic juxtaposition of elegant and cool. A silk blouse when teamed up with classic trousers and pump provides you with an ultimate sophisticated look. And the silhouettes give very professional vibes. It can easily be teamed up with a skirt or a trouser and even with jeans on those casual office days. If you wish you can always start your Monday meetings wearing your silk blouse confidently.

Casual Skinny Jeans for Office

The fashion mantra for those casual Fridays is to hit onto those blue-black skinny jeans which can be teamed up with a white crisp shirt, an ethnic kurti, a printed top or a fitted top with dramatic sleeves. The jeans on the casual days are supposed to be worn with loafers or any flats (absolutely no flip flops) and even with classic work shoes to give you some stylish luxe look when the work is not too much and weekends are around the corner.

Along with these must-have workwear essentials which can be teamed up with almost everything that exists in your wardrobe you must have a tote bag, a classic solid colour loafer, some chunky earrings, few brown/black belts and one cool scarf. So if you are in rush and have no time for anything then you can just stack an entire shelf of your wardrobe with these functional pieces and blindly pick any of this anytime in rush.

So all the best girl, Go win it all!



Swapnil Pandey

A fashionista! A traveler! A Blogger! A social media Influencer and now also an author of the upcoming book ‘Soldier’s girl’ to be published in April 2017. I have some serious green tea addiction and kindle obsession which are countered only by my passion for writing, sharing and harnessing the power of blogging at my website which talks about lifestyle and army life mainly and enjoy its huge audience base who bestow their love and attachment to it..always!

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