It’s coming up to the holiday season. In fact, it starts this week if you’re in the US and us Scots have St Andrews day next week and then it’s into December and the partying really begins. With so many events and parties to attend over the next few weeks, the pressure is on to create unique outfits. In the past, I would have been tempted to go out and buy several new outfits so I had plenty of options. Now I have my capsule wardrobe I can’t just pop to the shops for a new outfit. I have to work with what I selected for my autumn/winter capsule wardrobe. Also, this time of year is expensive enough without buying loads of new clothes. So it’s not just those of us with a capsule wardrobe who want lots of outfit options from what we already have in our closet.
After doing the 10 x 10 style challenge back in September I wanted to do another mini wardrobe challenge. With so much pressure to dress up and lots of different types of events and parties. The holidays seemed like an ideal opportunity for another style challenge. For this style challenge, I wanted to create a festive capsule wardrobe which I can mix and match to create loads of different outfits.
I found 10 items a good number when doing the 10 x 10 style challenge so decide to stick with that amount. This time I include 6 items of clothing, 3 pairs of shoes and a bag. I didn’t include any jewellery as I tend not to wear much (other than my wedding rings) but I think adding a statement necklace would help create more unique looks. Everything came out my autumn capsule wardrobe except the dress which is from my special occasion wardrobe.