Mid-Summer Refresh (Part Two)

July 23, 2015

Updated Spring/Summer Capsule Wardrobe

Updated Spring/Summer Capsule Wardrobe for 2015.

In my last post, I refreshed my spring/summer capsule wardrobe.  A lot of items were added and donated.  Now it’s time to look at how this affected the size of my spring/summer capsule wardrobe.

The last time I checked in on my spring/summer capsule wardrobe, I had 48 items.

Spring/Summer Capsule Wardrobe

55 items in my spring/summer capsule wardrobe

  • 9 bottoms (jeans, trousers and shorts; donated 1 jean, added 1 cargo trouser and 1 black crop jean, 2 jeans from my fall/winter wardrobe were added, giving these items a chance to work double duty now) (the 2 trousers added during this refresh will be added to the business capsule wardrobe totals)
  • 12 toppers (this includes: pullover sweaters, blazers and cardigans; added 1 blazer, 1 cardigan, and 1 poncho; donated 1 cardigan)
  • 1 hoodie (added 1 item, new category)
  • 4 knits (3/4 or LS, for layering; donated 1 knit)
  • 5 gear items (2 jeans, 2 hoodies, 1 t-shirt; added 2 tops, donated 1 t-shirt and 1 hoodie; no change for total item number)
  • 7 shirts/blouses (added 2; purged 3)
  • 9 SS T’s/Tops (added 2 printed t-shirts, added 3 solid tops; purged 1 t-shirt and 1 shell)
  • 2 tanks (added 1 tank and purged 1 tank; no change for total item number)
  • 4 scarves (added 1 scarf, increased by 1)
  • 2 workout gear (top and bottom; no change; not shown in the closet photo; no change)
  • 0 dresses (purged 1 dress; removing category)

Overall, I increased my spring/summer capsule wardrobe by 7 items, eep!  In my next post, I’ll check-in on the status of my total wardrobe.

Do you find it easy or hard to stick to a capsule wardrobe size when updating your wardrobe?

 

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