Ageless Spring Capsule Wardrobe | 9 Piece 2022 Starter Capsule Checklist

Start the season with 24 fashionable spring outfits that you’ll actually wear. All of the fashionable pieces are flattering and mix and match, no matter which combinations you choose. The key is starting with these 9 pieces that look good on everyone. You can create ageless spring outfits for any occasion with this starter capsule wardrobe planner. Pin the style boards in this post and save all the outfit ideas.

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Updated Starter Spring Capsule Wardrobe Checklist

This is the ultimate guide to getting dressed stress-free every day. Start with these 9 pieces that will look good on you.

1. Wide Leg Jeans

Spring Capsule Wardrobe
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march jacobs handbag
black mules
wide leg jeans outfit
Jeans | Blazer | Bag | Slides

Wide-leg jeans are going to be the most popular jean style this year. Balance the higher rise with a shorter top and waist-defining pieces like a belt bag or blazer. Keep your leg line long with pointed-toe shoes or heels. Get more shoe suggestions in my post How to Style High Waisted Wide Leg Jeans.

Wide Leg Jean Outfits From the Look Book

Wide Leg Crop Jeans Updated Jan 2023

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Target Jeans from the Capsule Wardrobe I make under $400

2. Metallic Skirt

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fidelity jean jacket
metallic skirt
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hermes cuff outfit
Skirt | Tank | Jacket | Bag & Cuff Similar

A metallic skirt will be the best new non-boring basic item in your capsule wardrobe. Metallic fashion separates are fashionable and fun, day or night. Since street-style metallics are neutral, a gold or silver skirt will be easy for you to mix and match. The one I’m wearing is under $30! See how a simple slip skirt can be transformational to your wardrobe in my post-Simple Slip Skirt Street Style Outfit Ideas.

Metallic Skirt Outfits From the Look Book

Updated Jan 2023

3. Cool Pull-on Pants

Pants | Striped Top | Blazer | Belt Bag | Sneakers | Hoops

Pull-on pants are not for old ladies. These cool pull-on pants have an updated wide-leg shape and modern track pant influence. Style them for athleisure with high-top sneakers. Wear them to work with a bold button blazer making them part of a non-traditional suit.

Pull-On Pant Outfits From the Look Book

The Look for Less

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graphic t shirt Spring Capsule Wardrobe under $400
on a budget

This entire outfit, including accessories, from my Capsule Wardrobe under $400 is only $281.

Updated Jan 2023

4. White Tank Top

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chanel purse
 gucci sweater
Tank | Cardigan | Leggings (vintage) | Purse

The most effortless outfits always go back to basic wardrobe staples like a white tank. You should refresh your whites each season. The most flattering white layering tank is ribbed. I’m wearing this one tucked into my bra with these super high-waisted vintage leggings.

Tank Outfits From the Look Book

Updated Jan 2023

5. Graphic T-Shirt

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T-Shirt | Jeans

Every fashion-focused female is a fan of a good graphic t-shirt. You can use the colors in a cool graphic t-shirt to build your spring wardrobe capsule around. This is not the first or the last time you’ll see me suggesting a graphic t-shirt. They were part of my Free Cool Casual Outfit Look Book too.

Graphic T-Shirt Outfits From the Look Book

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The Look for Less

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white target purse
spring capsule wardrobe under $400
$13 T-shirt | Jeans | Bag

6. Solid Square Neck Top

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Top | Jeans | Blazer | Sneakers | Belt Bag

Solid Square Neck Outfits From the Look Book

A square neckline top is one of the most flattering on a woman’s body. Look extra lean in a long sleeve style, and avoid styles that stop at the elbow. Keep the neckline open or use it as a canvas for your favorite spring accessories. A cropped square neck top is the perfect proportion to pair back to a high-waisted skirt or wide-leg bottoms. Shop for these and more flattering tops for real body shapes HERE.

Updated Jan 2023

7. Striped Top

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fidelity denim
black double breasted blazer
Top | Blazer | Jeans | Belt | Bag | Slides

Black Striped Top Outfits From the Look Book

A classic striped top screams spring and will always be a timeless trend. Neutral print striped tops are one of the easiest print tops to mix and match with other colors and bolder print pieces.

The Look for Less

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striped target t shirt
$8 T-shirt | $29 Pants SOLD OUT

Updated Jan 2023

8. White Jean Jacket

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white jean jacket
Jacket | Tank | Hat | Huggie Hoops

White Jean Jacket Outfits from the Look Book

This crisp take on a classic jean jacket is quite the wardrobe wonder. The weight and fabrication of a denim jacket will help you make outfits that easily transition between winter and summer.

9. Bold Button Blazer

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marc jacobs purs
the fountains roseville
veronica beard blazer
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Blazer | Tank | Skirt | Bag

Instantly create a flattering silhouette and add style to your look with a bold button blazer. A double-breasted blazer has been my blog’s bestseller and fan favorite. Makeover tons of outfits with this capsule wardrobe game-changer. See how versatile a budget-friendly bold blazer can be HERE.

Bold Button Blazer Outfit From the Look Book

These are my two best-selling blazer styles from Veronica Beard and L’agence, in their most classic color combinations.

Spring Capsule Wardrobe Shoes & Accessories

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white tank top
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Sneakers | Sandals | Purse | Skirt | Tank

Here are thoughtfully chosen shoes and accessories I used in this minimalist capsule wardrobe. A few of the right pieces go a long way.

Shoes Updated Jan 2023

Converse-style sneakers are back again, especially high-top chucks.

A snake is shoe is a fun neutral.

Since flats don’t have the added benefit of naturally elongating your legs beyond your hemline, you can compensate with pointed-toe shoes. Pointed-toe shoes are less bulky than rounded toes. Wearing a backless mule or nude flats breaks up the bulk by showing a little skin.

Update your low heel sandals for spring with a square-toe, bold strap, slip-on style that goes with everything.


Spring Capsule Wardrobe
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converse sneakers
Blazer | Pants | Sneakers | Belt Bag | Top | Hoops


My top two bag picks for your spring capsule wardrobe are a white purse and a belt bag. A belt bag is also one of my international travel essentials. Get the rest HERE

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