Holiday Capsule Wardrobe – Day 3 & 4

Day 3

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Outfit:

Vest – Helmut Lang via the Outnet
Jeans – Goldsign high-rise Virtual in Owena
Trainers – Converse
Scarf – Chan Luu at Net a Porter
Bracelet – Chan Luu via the Outnet

Bit of a random outfit, this one. I was wearing the jersey cardigan but got so hot from cycling and swimming I took it off but inexplicably left the scarf!

Day 4

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Outfit:

Shirt – Gap
Top – American Vintage
Track Pants – Zoe Karssen at the Outnet
Trainers – Converse
Ring – Saint Laurent
Bracelet – Chan Luu via the Outnet

Here I reused the shirt from Day 2 and the track pants from Day 1, mixing in a white long sleeved tee. I’ve not worn this combo before, and I actually really like it! Back tomorrow with the final day of the Holiday Wardrobe experiment where things didn’t quite go to plan…

Holiday Capsule Wardrobe – Day 2

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Outfit:

Shirt – Gap
Vest – H&M
Jeans – Goldsign high-rise Virtual in Owena
Boots – Carvela
Bag – Marc by Marc Jacobs via the Outnet

Day two of my holiday wardrobe experiment and I’m missing the intended accent colour item (the Chan Luu scarf) as the weather is so glorious! Therefore the look is pretty simple, but I think the white boots lift it a bit.

Holiday Capsule Wardrobe – Day 1

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Outfit:

Cardigan – Demylee at Matches
T-shirt – American Vintage
Vest – H&M
Track pants – Zoe Karssen via the Outnet
Trainers – Converse
Scarf – Chan Luu
Bag – Marc by Marc Jacobs via the Outnet

So, here we are, day one of my little wardrobe challenge. Excuse the general dishevellement of hair and lack of make-up; I have spent the morning frantically hunting for various specific pairs of Spiderman pants, shouting at a bewildered husband and explaining to a three-year old why, actually, bringing a 3ft car transporter lorry on a long car journey isn’t a good idea!

An experiment…

Tomorrow we set off for 5 days in sunny Center Parcs. I’m not exactly great at travelling light, so I thought I’d seize this opportunity and practice a bit of capsule packing. Every guide I’ve read on the subject suggests that one ought to stick to a neutral palette with one ‘accent’ colour, so this is the strategy I’ve taken. No prizes for guessing the accent I chose…

COBALT!

COBALT!

If you’d like to see my capsule holiday wardrobe, check out my specially created Pinterest board (and why not follow me while you’re over there?)

I’ll be outfit-posting every day of my break, so you’ll be able to see how I’m wearing the items. The irony is, I’m doing a special styling post while I’m away, so I’ve actually packed an entire suitcase of clothes and shoes for that, but I’m determined not to cheat. Somehow I will make this meagre offering work for the British climate and a lot of cycling!