Are you ready to be presented with the the most stylish and most affordable capsule wardrobe for work. You could be just entering the workforce or not have a lot of money to splurge on work clothes OR maybe you just do not have a lot of closet space BUT the key is that you still want to be stylish and fashionable and this is the capsule wardrobe for work that is going to allow you to do just that.
As a fashionable person myself I would hate for my wardrobe to actually look like I am wearing the same thing everyday. So the key to my capsule wardrobe that I am going to present to you is keeping the capsule essence to the wardrobe but having enough style and pop so that you don’t blend in. This includes having some red in the mix. Because red matches with just about every color which is why I include it is in my capsule wardrobe and it is bright enough so that you don’t fade into the background (post contains affiliate links). Also check out my everyday capsule wardrobe as well.
How To Build A Capsule Wardrobe For Work ~ Work Capsule Wardrobe Tops
All of your shirts should be dressed up or have the ability to be dressed up, because it is work. They should also be versatile enough that they can go with every season and a blazer should be able to be worn over them if need be. That is key for allowing your capsule wardrobe to be good all year around and once again giving it a different look by changing up the color and style of your outer wear. It is a good idea to have a mix of neutral tones and pops of color.
Work Capsule Wardrobe ~ White Blouse
This should go without saying that your capsule wardrobe is not complete unless you have a good blouse. Ideally one that can be worn tucked and untucked is the best option. The above blouse can be used at work and you can tuck it in or of you want to wear it on casual Friday and pair it with a pair of jeans then this is still a great blouse that is work appropriate. You can see below on how I tend to pair my blouse with pants. Yes the blouse is white and a pop of red pants, which gives it that stand out look. Click here to buy this blouse for $17.
The Stylish Capsule Wardrobe For Work : Shirts
These shirts are a prime example of the stylish capsule wardrobe that I was talking about. Notice it still embodies the black and white, meaning that it can be paired with alot of different options but it still has some flare and style to it that keeps it fashionable. And due to the style of the shirt it is not dated. This style of shirt with the bow and strips have been in for decades which is the point of a capsule wardrobe. You want to be able to hang on to something, wear it, and it not be able to go out of style. Click here to get these shirt for $25.
How To Build A Work Capsule Wardrobe ~ Gray Shirt
This is a cute one tone shirt that is fashionable and versatile. Even though a shirt is a solid color, the cut and the make of the shirt can make it more stylish which is why like this crop top. You can wear it with high wasted pants or under a blazer and it will still be really fashionable and work appropriate. Click here to get for $16.
2. How To Build A Capsule Wardrobe For Work Capsule Wardrobe Pants
Capsule wardrobe pants are a lot easier to get away with. Most the pants focus on the same types of colors, but the thing that is really going to really make you stand out and be fashionable is the shape of the pants. Which is why you want to fill your capsule wardrobe with various fits of pants within the same color palette so you can mix and match the shirts but choosing different shapes of your pants keeps your outfit from looking redundant.
Work Capsule Wardrobe ~ The black pants with spots
You can have black pants or you can have black pants with spots on it. I personally love the black pants with spots because something so plain can really add character to your outfit. And because the pants are still black and white you can pair just about any colored shirt with it. Click here to get the pants for $19.
Work Capsule Wardrobe ~ Cream pants
And of course these cream colored pants are super cute, I tend to like the pants that have a built in belt around the waist just because I think it gives the pants more added flair and to me it makes me look skinnier but that can be a personal perception. And for $22 these pants can be yours just click here to get them.
Work Capsule Wardrobe ~ The Wide Leg Pants
The following pants I have a few of myself in a few colors because I think that they are so freakin cute and fashionable AND comfortable. Which is why I listed them in many colors. I get that red may not be everyone’s thing but as you an see from the picture above in the first picture I paired these pants with a white blouse and then I paired it with a red blouse in the picture below and notice the difference in the outfits and this is just three pieces of clothing items. And that is what I was saying about having a fashionable capsule wardrobe wanting it to look different depending on how you switch and swatch the tops and bottoms. And for $19 each, you can buy multiple colors of these pants by clicking here.
How To Build A Capsule Wardrobe For Work ~ Outerwear
For me personally I do not like to be as plain with my outwear. I think that bringing timeless patterns to your outerwear can be fun and fashionable. And as long as you stick to the basic neutral tones then you can get patterns on your outer and it still be a timeless wardrobe.
Work Capsule Wardrobe ~ Blazer
I am so in love with this blazer I know you may not think this is capsule wardrobe worthy but it is. Animal print is always in, the cut is timeless, and the colors can be paired with many of the above bottoms. But it has just enough fashion and keeps you from being boring. I personally love this blazer and think it is so cute. And for about $26 it can be yours by clicking here.
Work Capsule Wardrobe ~ Ponchos
Wearing a poncho is actually one of my favorite things to wear I just feel like it can be so versatile. I promise you I have done so much with my poncho. Style it in different ways, add a belt, pull it off the shoulders, who knew that a poncho could have so many possibilities. I could not find my exact poncho but I was able to find something that come very close. And you can get it for $41 by clicking here.
Work Capsule Wardrobe ~ Red Cape Trench
I mean can we talk about this cape COME THROUGH! This is a bad (bad in a good way) cape, I love it, and I love the red. But I also understand that not everyone wants to do red and that is why I include the calmer colors like white and black. For $36 this cape can be yours just click here to get it.
Work Capsule Wardrobe ~ The Plaid Coat
In case you actually need a coat to keep you warm then a plaid coat will be the perfect addition to your capsule wardrobe for work. Plaid is timeless and you cannot go wrong with it, the style is also timeless and it still gives you that level of being fashionable that you should want. And for about $53 the coat is yours just click here.
How To Build A Capsule Wardrobe For Work ~ Skirts and Dresses
I tend to like the same style of dresses especially for work and those are ones that are more fitted in nature and have a professional look. I think for dresses and even skirts you can relay more so on the colors over the shape. Pairing them with knee high boots, blazers, and different shirts can change the entire look of both the skirts and the dresses. Which is why I kept the picks pretty simple and you an just accessorize to give you a different look.
Work Capsule Wardrobe ~ The Pencil Dress
You can choose your color and I have this dress in a few colors and I love it. It is an ultra feminine dress but still very professional for a work environment. And the dress is only about $33 so you can get them in many colors. Just click here. And there is that waist belt again that I makes you look skinnier.
Work Capsule Wardrobe ~ The Pleaded Skirts
And it is the same idea with the skirts. The skirts are loose fitting, flowy, and pleaded which are perfect for a work environment. And you can just choose from the following colors all of which are capsule wardrobe appropriate and you can even get more than one color. And you can buy the skirt for $31 click here.
How To Build A Capsule Wardrobe For Work ~ Capsule Wardrobe Shoes
Because I understand that each woman’s needs are different when it comes to shoes. Not all women like heels or want to wear them and when you go to work some women may have to be on their feet more than others. Which is why I have laid out a few options for you in terms of shoes, ranging from flats, mid level heels, and pumps. So no matter what your needs are or preference you will still be professional and capsule wardrobe ready.
Work Capsule Wardrobe Flats
Here are some really good options for flats in the sense that they are still comfortable but still dressy and appropriate enough to wear to work and to wear with most of the above outfits. And each pair only cost about $23 and you can click here to get them.
Work Capsule Wardrobe ~ Mid heel Level Shoes
For those who do not want flat shoes but still want some heels these shoes are perfect and the heel is also still low enough to be pretty comfortable throughout the day. The best thing about these heels is that you can choose the ones that have patterns on them which will keep your outfit from looking so plain and add some style to what you are wearing. I really love the plaid ones personally. And they are only $33 each which you can click here to buy.
Work Capsule Wardrobe ~ Pumps
Which of course are my favorites just because I am short and I need to look taller. Plus pumps always makes your calves look good. But in any case, here are some of the capsule pumps that I have chosen which are pretty basic in the terms of nude, and red, and for flair instead of the basic black pump I decided to use the lace one. And for around $41 you can get these shoes just click here.
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