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Capsule Wardrobe: Winter

January 14, 2018

Amid the frantic pace of modern life, it’s not surprising that many of us look to the New Year as an opportunity for a fresh start. My personal resolutions are about budgeting, but they also are closely related to simplicity. I’m trying to focus more on what I have and less on what I don’t.

In this spirit of simplicity, I’ll be creating seasonal capsule wardrobes in order to figure out what I truly love to wear. Capsule wardrobes involve narrowing your closet down to roughly 40 pieces, including clothing and shoes; accessories can be mixed in freely. My hope is that narrowed down options will mean less time stressing about what to wear and more time living life.

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