Neutral Winter Capsule Wardrobe 2024

A winter capsule wardrobe helps declutter and minimize your closet while saving time and effort. You can build a capsule wardrobe based on your needs and preferences. And having a capsule wardrobe makes sure you have plenty of outfits to wear throughout the seasons while simplifying the process of getting dressed. Today, I’m sharing my neutral winter capsule wardrobe that I hope you can take inspiration from in building your own wardrobe staples for the winter months. If you looking for more capsule wardrobes inspirations, check out all of them here!

Neutral Winter Capsule Wardrobe 2024

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Hooded Black Blazer | Cream Favorite Daughter Blazer | Mango Toggle Coat | Toteme Scarf Jacket | Amazon Scarf Jacket | Striped Cashmere Quarter Zip | Mackage Down Puffer Coat | Favorite Daughter Black Coat | & Other Stories Belted Cream Coat | & Other Stories Belted Grey Coat | Cashmere Sweater | Cropped Cashmere Turtleneck | Oversized Cashmere Turtleneck | Ribbed Black and white Turtleneck | Black High Waisted Jeans | White 90s Straight Jeans | Grey Trousers | Black Leggings | Grey Cashmere Sweater Dress | Black Slip Dress Sweater Set | Cashmere Jogger Pants | Cashmere Hoodie | Rag & Bone Black Beanie | Toteme Black Bag | DeMellier Taupe Midi Tote | Naghedi Large Tote | AEYDE Calf Black Leather Boots | See by Chloe Suede Booties | White Adidas Samba | Black Mini Uggs | AEYDE Cream Booties | Grey Booties | Black Knee High Heeled Boots

Winter Capsule Outfits

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Neutral Winter Capsule Wardrobe 2023

Burberry Puffer Jacket (under $350 option) | Tan Wool Blazer | Houndstooth Blazer | Hooded Black Blazer | New York Graphic Sweatshirt | Monrow Black Casual Jumpsuit | Grey Mohair Sweater | Black Sweater | Cream Sweater | Camel Sweater | White Layering Turtleneck | Black Long Sleeve Tee | Striped Sweater | Black Slip Skirt | Black Jeans | 90s Fit Dark Wash Denim | Cream White Jeans | Charcoal Trousers | Black Leggings | Toggle Sherpa Coat | Black Scarf Coat | Cream Wool Coat | Charcoal Grey Coat | Black Bag | Camel Tote | Cream Shoulder Bag | Black Beanie | Black Scarf | Black Lug Sole Boot | Black Dressy Boot | Tan Converse Sneaker | Black Golden Goose Sneaker | Black Suede Flats

What is a Capsule Wardrobe?

When curating your ultimate capsule wardrobe, make sure you think about your own lifestyle, personal fashion style, color theme, patterns you love, accessories you wear daily and most importantly, versatility. Whether you are adding a denim jacket over your white tee or dressing it up a bit more with a blazer, most likely with temperatures cooling, you are starting to add layers. Check out my looks below and at the end of the blog post, I share all the questions you should ask yourself when creating your winter 2024 capsule wardrobe. Think of it as a capsule wardrobe checklist if you will.

Capsule Wardrobe Essentials

These are the things I consider must-haves for a capsule wardrobe that works for more than one season. The staples listed below streamline your closet, making it easy to mix and match pieces to create dozens of outfits. As you’ll see, I included easy to wear clothes for everyday wear, as well as clothes that can be dressed up for special occasions.

  • Blazer: Pick 1-2 blazers that can be dressed up or down. Find a fit that matches your personal style.
  • Boots: Chelsea boots and knee-high boots are two styles that can be worn throughout the year.
  • Sneakers: You’ll want to have at least one pair of white lace-up sneakers.
  • White button down: This is a timeless classic that can be dressed up or down.
  • Basic tee: A classic and versatile wardrobe essential. You can add 1-2 tees in fun hues for an easy way to add pops of color to your outfit.
  • Jeans: Choose a pair of jeans in a flattering silhouette (wide-leg or straight-leg) and versatile wash.
  • Trousers: Include at least one non-denim pair of pants. I recommend wool or cotton trousers depending on where you live.
  • Leggings: 1-2 pairs of quality black leggings are a must for casual days and layering.
  • Black dress: Everyone woman needs a reliable LBD. Wear it year-round by adding tights and layers.
  • Sweater: I recommend one cardigan and one crew-neck sweater, both in neutral colors, for optimal versatility.
  • Skirt: Most women will also benefit from having at least one skirt, ideally a midi-length skirt that can be worn for different occasions.
  • Blouse: A polished, feminine blouse adds more versatility to your wardrobe. Pick 1-2 that can be mixed and matched with the bottoms in your wardrobe.

Winter Wardrobe Essentials

In addition to the items mentioned above, the things listed below are winter wardrobe essentials that you’ll want to have in your closet when the temperatures drop. Many of these pieces also work in the spring and fall.

  • Winter coats: Include a wool coat for dressier occasions as well as a puffer jacket for casual looks.
  • Warm socks: A cold-weather essential, depending on your footwear.
  • Boots: Depending on where you live, you might also want to invest in snow boots or rain boots.
  • Sweaters: In addition to a versatile cardigan or crew-neck sweater, your winter capsule wardrobe should also include a thicker, cozy sweater, like a turtleneck or wool sweater.
  • Layering shirts: You’ll want to keep at least 1-2 layering shirts and long-sleeve tees on hand for days when you need extra warmth.
  • Loungewear: Don’t forget to include comfortable clothes to wear at home. Treat yourself to cozy, high-quality loungewear.
  • Sweatshirts: I like to include at least one sweatshirt in my winter wardrobe for casual days. The right sweatshirt will look just as good styled with a pair of leggings as it does a pair of jeans.

questions to ask yourself when choosing your winter season capsule wardrobe – capsule wardrobe checklist

ARE THESE GREAT INVESTMENT PIECES AND TIMELESS CLASSICS?

When choosing your winter wardrobe essentials, include great investment pieces such as a cashmere sweater, knee-high boots, a pair of jeans, or great leather jacket that will last you a long time. This allows you to save money in the long run instead of buying so much bulk when you truly don’t love it and in return want to replace it the next year.

DOES IT WORK FOR THIS TIME OF YEAR IN THE CURRENT WINTER SEASON?

If you’re are like me, I can definitely get ahead of myself for future seasons when retailers are showing newness. But look at the now and what will better complete your winter wardrobe and allow you to create even more outfit options. And again most of these pieces will last a long time and will overlap into your other capsule wardrobes.

AM I INVESTING IN QUALITY OVER QUANTITY?

While I love a few trendy pieces in the winter season, investing in classic winter outfits will last a long time and some great investment pieces you will continue to wear for many years to come. Think of these as your capsule wardrobe essentials.

CAN THESE WINTER PIECES BE MIXED AND MATCHED AND LAST A LONG TIME?

Being able to mix and match your wardrobe is key when creating a winter capsule wardrobe. It eases the process of getting ready giving you so many outfit ideas with timeless classics.

WHAT NEUTRAL COLORS OR COLOR SCHEME WORKS BEST FOR MY STYLE AND BODY TYPE?

When choosing a color palette or scheme make sure you add your personality while also focusing on the winter season colors that work for your skin tone.

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