These days, the phrase “capsule wardrobe” is getting thrown around a lot. But what does this even mean?? In short, it’s a mini-wardrobe including pieces that fit, and are functional, versatile, and timeless. It’s a way of shopping and dressing that encourages cultivating your personal style, while avoiding cheap trends that clutter up your closet. You could argue that when you hear the term capsule wardrobe, it means spending the big bucks on items. We’re here to tell you that’s not 100% true. Yes, we do suggest seeking quality over quantity when working on your dream wardrobe, but if you have a favorite white tee that only costs $10 and fits you like a dream? By all means, add it to your list.

If the capsule wardrobe is something that has piqued your interest, we thought we’d give you the boost needed to get started. In the slideshow, you’ll find quality pieces that fit the bill. They are classic, mix & match, and will last you much longer than one short season.