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Effortless style and real life merge in this luxe cozy capsule wardrobe with 65 comfy casual outfits! All you need are 9 elevated basics when you’re off duty but you want to keep your look on point. Become a mixologist master with the easiest pieces to mix and match. All of the separates I picked are current and utterly comfortable.



1. Matching Hoodie & Joggers

Joggers and a matching hoodie are the ultimate cozy duo. Wear them when you travel or take them no further than your front door. My favorites this fall are from Vuori. They are so soft and the hoodie is light enough to layer.

2. Flannel Shirt

Nothing screams fall like a flannel shirt. Wear one open as a light cardigan, tied around your waist, or buttoned and belted with jeans.

3. Bootcut Jeans

Flare-leg jeans are still a popular style. Rotate in a dark wash this winter and wear them back to block heel boots when temperatures and inseams drop.

I’m 5’4″ and wearing a size 25 in this dark wash style from Fidelity. They have a universally flattering 10” rise and a narrow 16.5″ opening. Visit my Jean Shop to see all the best bootcut styles for your body type.

If you like the new narrow opening like mine try FRAME’s “mini boot” with a 10″ rise. If you’re looking for something lower try Joes’s “petite provocateur“. If you love a high rise this new style with a 12″ rise from Mother will go up and over that belly button.

If you like a little more bell around your boots these three soft dark wash styles have slightly wider 18-20″ openings. The Mother button flys and popular Paige “manhattan” both have a 10.25”-10.5″ rise and the Hudson’s have a 12″.

4. Cozy Cacoon Cardigan

Warm up, when you wrap yourself up, in a cozy cocoon cardigan. Consider cashmere if you’re looking for the ultimate luxe layering piece that goes with everything. Use code Jennifer20 for a discount on a cardigan like mine and everything else except fringe scarves and beanies from Gobi Cashmere.

5. Graphic T-Shirt

A cool graphic on a classic crew neck tee is the ultimate understated stylish staple. My graphic t-shirt collection makes a weekly appearance in any one of my outfit formulas. A two-tone graphic t-shirt adds some personality, yet is easy to layer with other prints like your flannel.

6. Flared Leggings

To keep even your most casual pieces current means updating their silhouettes. Add a fresh flare-leg legging to your cozy capsule this season. A knit pair like this ribbed cashmere style from Gobi looks good with boots or sneakers. Use code Jennifer20 for a discount on everything except their fringe scarves and beanies.

7. Long Sleeve White T-Shirt

A soft long sleeve white t-shirt makes a great base layer and also looks good solo. A textured waffle or ribbed t-shirt is more flattering in a fitted style. Look less like a sausage casing by choosing a henley or scoop neck t-shirt that keeps your neckline open. This buttery soft sustainable TENCEL top one from Amour Vert is perfect.

8. Spanx Leggings

Upgrade your basic black leggings with a cool faux leather style. The Spanx leggings I’m wearing come in petite and plus sizes. They feature the brand’s contoured power waistband “for a flat gut and great butt”.

9. Camo Jacket

A utility or camo jacket is a classic wardrobe warrior. You can mix and match the entire cozy capsule and make more camo jacket outfits when you put one on over leggings, jeans, or joggers. This style from Nordstrom is under $60 and comes in 4 cool colors.



Cross Body Bag | Beanie | Burberry Scarf | Rain Boots | Shiny Boots | Belt Bag | Gold Belt | Black Belt | Sunglasses | Hoops | Tumbler | Baseball Hat | Uggs | Pull-on Boots | Clogs | Retro Sneakers | Tote | Red Scarf
Cross Body Bag | Beanie | Burberry Scarf | Rain Boots | Shiny Boots Similar | Belt Bag | Gold Belt | Black Belt | Sunglasses | Hoops | Tumbler | Baseball Hat | Uggs | Pull-on Boots | Clogs | Retro Sneakers | Tote | Red Scarf

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