Quick Look: My Capsule Wardrobe Basics

A capsule wardrobe is supposed to be a strict, stark version of a complete wardrobe. Here is my take on what I have in my wardrobe starting with my t-shirts.

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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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Fashion Terms for May

Agile Manufacturing: Technology that uses modular production rather than the normal piece goods method. Colorway: The variety of two to four choices of color in the same season, for the same print or solid, in each style. Sourcing: The decision process of determining who, what and where of your textile and apparel products manufacture, or […]

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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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10 Fashion Words to Know

Afternoon Dress: A term used to indicate type of dress suitable for a garden party or afternoon formal tea, includes a hat. Bikini Chain: A belt of fine gold chain worn with bikini and hip exposing pants.  Origin in the 1960’s. Bench Wig: Tightly curled wig with flaps that hang down over the ears.  Often […]

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10 Fashion Terms to Know

So many terms, so little time.  Here is this month’s installment of 10 Fashion Terms to know. Learning different fashion terms not only enables you to discuss fashion on a whole new level, but can give you new clothing ideas and a history lesson to boot.  Enjoy! Aglet:  The plastic or metal tag at the […]

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10 Fashion Terms To Know

Each month I like to list ten different fashion terms and their meanings.  Sometimes, the terms are historical, some are modern, some are even no longer in use.  I hope you enjoy them as much as I do.  There are so many things to know! 1. Shirting- A term for any of a number of […]

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