My Life With Clothes

Since I am writing more and more about my wardrobe I decided to write a series on my relationship with clothes.  I plan to write about how I related to clothing through the years. How my feelings on clothing changed and what I learned about fashion. I guess I should start at the beginning. I […]

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My Capsule Wardrobe, The Start

So I went through my closet this past weekend.  I picked out a capsule wardrobe.  I combined all seasons together.  So I have long sleeves and sweaters but once I paired down they will be put away for the season. Once I got my separate capsule wardrobe out from my regular clothes I realized not […]

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The Very Basic Wardrobe List

There have been so many posts, blogs and tv segments on your wardrobe.  There are capsule wardrobes, French influence wardrobe, monochrome wardrobes, and daily uniforms. I have always had a basic wardrobe list.  A good place to start to build any closet.  You can turn this into a capsule wardrobe or any other type of […]

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What is a Capsule Wardrobe?

Everywhere you go in the blogsphere you see ideas for capsule wardrobes. In my Pinterest I have a section on wardrobe that is full of writings on capsule wardrobes. The capsule wardrobe is a concept that had is origins in minimalism.  It is a great way to access and live with what you have.  More […]

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10 Fashion Terms

Here are ten more fashion terms to add to your repertoire. A-line: A skirt that is fitted at the hips and gradually widens toward the hem giving the impression of the letter A. Applique: Ornamental needlework in which pieces of fabric are cut in different shapes stuck onto other fabric to form a picture or […]

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The 15 Items of the Basic Wardrobe

Here is what I would put in a minimalist wardrobe.  I would have these in a neutral color for the most part.  What pieces do you have?  Which ones do you need?  Which ones do you think are obsolete? A pencil skirt A leather jacket Wrap Dress Jeans A trench coat Denim Jacket White T-shirt […]

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