Forget what you think you know about building a capsule wardrobe. I’m here to teach you how to build a capsule wardrobe on a budget. Having a capsule wardrobe is the perfect way to create accessible outfits in an affordable way. Who says that fashion and style have to break the bank?
For more great tips, be sure to check out our Capsule Wardrobe Outfit Ideas!
I’ve heard a lot of people state that the reason that they’re uninterested in starting a capsule wardrobe is that they think it’s going to be expensive.
This couldn’t be further from the truth.
If you have a plan in place before launching, you can easily create a capsule wardrobe that is affordable and fashion-savvy. Stop negative thoughts in their tracks before even getting started! I can assure you that there is a way to create a capsule wardrobe on a budget.
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How much does it cost to build a capsule wardrobe?
This might be a trick question…because if you start a capsule wardrobe on a budget, it shouldn’t cost hardly anything at all.
But if you’re starting from scratch to use it to save money on clothing and fashion in the long run, a brand new capsule wardrobe may cost a few hundred dollars.
How do you make an affordable capsule wardrobe?
There are actually many options on how to make an affordable capsule wardrobe. You can start by looking through your closet and saving money by using the items of clothing that you already own. You can also set a budget for new items and make it a challenge to not go over on price.
Make Your Own Capsule Wardrobe Guide
How to Build a Capsule Wardrobe on a Budget
When it comes to creating a minimalist wardrobe without harming your fashion sense, it’s possible to not have to spend a fortune doing so.
Here are some simple tips on how you can save money while creating an epic wardrobe for yourself in the process.
Save what you can from your current closet
This is my number one tip. You never know – you may have everything that you need right in your closet already. How epic would that be if you could just use what you have and not have to spend hardly anything? You can use our Capsule Wardrobe Outfit Ideas as inspiration and a guide. My guess is you have similar pieces already in your closet.
Be true to what you’re really going to wear
It’s not time to kid yourself when it comes to making and creating a simplistic wardrobe. You shouldn’t keep anything in your closet that isn’t going to be worn by you, multiple times and with multiple different looks and layers.
If you have to buy new, hit the sales
Once you go through all your clothes and see what you have left, you’re more than likely going to have some gaps to fill. It’s fine to buy new clothes – just don’t spend a ton of money doing so.
There are so many ways that you can save major bucks by hitting the sale rack or shopping online. If you can save money on your clothing choices, do so. This is going to be the easiest way that you can add a few key pieces to your closet without breaking the bank.
Start small and grow
There is no set rule on how many pieces of clothing your capsule wardrobe has to have. Start small and you can always add as your budget allows. You don’t need to stretch your budget and try to buy a whole lot of everything at once. Keep what you need, see how it works, and you can always add a few statement pieces here and there as you need.