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Winter 2021 capsule wardrobe

casual winter 2021 capsule wardrobe

casual winter 2021 capsule wardrobe from top left: ivory sweater  / pink long sleeve tee (under $15) / sparkling earrings (under $50) / blue and gold statement earrings / bead bracelets / destroyed denim jeans (under $50) / black belt / grey scarf (under $100) / blue sweater (on sale under $100) / burgundy long sleeve tee (under $15) / black jeans (under $50) /

Well, as you can see, my capsule wardrobe for this season is really paired down. California has gone back into lock-down, so I don’t need anything dressy, or overly trendy this season. It appears we will be locked down into January, and since winter only lasts through early February here, there isn’t a need for anything other than a casual capsule wardrobe. I will start to transition to spring in February since temperatures will start to become mild.

My winter 2021 capsule wardrobe has everything I need in an outfit when I leave the house. A cozy sweater, comfortable jeans, and a tee. This ivory sweater is a fabulous investment piece which can be worn for many winters to come. The blue sweater is also an investment, although it’s trendier silhouette lends it to ‘three winter seasons’ max status. The fabulous part is that my blue sweater comes in a variety of colors and it’s on sale for under $100. Love that!

Normally I would incorporate the color of the year into my winter capsule wardrobe, since it’s the first capsule of the year. This year is a little different since I am not a huge yellow fan, when it comes to clothing. I am going to wait until spring to see how to incorporate it into my accessories. When it comes to clothing, I will use the grey as an accent color. If you haven’t already heard, yellow and grey are the color of 2021.

I decided instead of yellow, I would continue with grey as an accent and mix together berry and blue hues for the winter season. These are staple colors in my wardrobe, and I always gravitate towards them no matter the season. So, they seem right for the winter season this year.

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What are you planning to wear this winter season? Are you locked down where you live too?

Thanks for stopping by!

XOXO

Cathy


Holidays 2020 capsule wardrobe

Casual holidays 2020 capsule wardrobe

holidays 2020 capsule wardrobe casual

Casual holidays 2020 capsule wardrobe: fringe sweater vest (under $100) / grey scarf (under $100) / pink scarf (under $100) / pink long sleeve tee (under $15) / antique gold hoop earrings (under $100) / antique gold chain link bracelet (under $100) / burgundy long sleeve tee (under $15) / cashmere sweater in ivory c/o The Perfect Provenance / distressed girlfriend jeans (under $50) / black snake buckle belt / black skinny jeans (under $50) /

Can you believe the holiday season is already here! Where does the time go? This year, I feel like I am in more of a berry hue mood rather than a traditional red and green mood for the holiday season. While I may still rock Christmas colors from time to time during the season, my capsule wardrobe is neutral with a pop of pink and burgundy.

I am all about cozy and casual this holiday season. The usual parties I attend are canceled due to the pandemic, so my wardrobe doesn’t need to be fancy. This holiday season, I will be living in jeans, tee’s and cozy sweaters. This fringe sweater vest is my avant-garde piece for the season. It can be paired with a solid color, long sleeve tee to add some pizazz, or, I can pair it with classic black for a more understated look; as I did in this post.

This classic cashmere sweater is a fabulous investment piece for the holiday season, winter season, and for many years to come. I found it at an amazing local shop in Tiburon named “The Perfect Provenance.” Everything they sell in store, they also sell online! Definitely check them out online here!

Dressy holidays 2020 capsule wardrobe

dressy capsule wardrobe

Dressy capsule wardrobe holidays 2020: black print dress c/o The Perfect Provenance (can dress it up or down!) / pink scarf (under $100) / green and gold earrings (under $100) / green and gold bracelet (under $100) / ivory cashmere sweater c/o The Perfect Provenance /

While I may not have any parties to attend, it is still fun to wear a dress from time to time! This fabulous dress can be dressed up with a pair of heels, or worn casually with boots, and this soft cashmere sweater thrown over the shoulders for a cozy yet preppy look. You’ll see me in this dress a lot this season! It’s a year-round piece for those of us in California. It can be worn with sandals in the summer and espadrille wedges in the spring. It can also be paired with booties during the fall season. This dress is a fabulous investment piece for my wardrobe! It too is from The Perfect Provenance. You have to check them out!

Holiday party capsule wardrobe 2020

holiday party capsule wardrobe 2020

Holiday party capsule wardrobe 2020: pink sequin top (under $50) / black  skinny jeans (under $50) / green and gold earrings / green and gold bracelet / black cork handbag (see review here) / square toe pumps (under $200) /

So, I cannot do the holiday season without a little bit of sparkle! This holiday season I put together a casual yet sparkling capsule which is really an outfit of one. haha. This pink sequin top paired with black skinny jeans will be perfect when I quietly ring in the New Year at home, and it will also be festive for outdoor dining during the holiday season. I mean, don’t we all need a little sparkle in our lives right now? Even if there aren’t any parties? I know I do! Long live sparkle!

Loungewear capsule wardrobe holidays 2020

loungewear capsule wardrobe 2020

Loungewear capsule wardrobe holidays 2020: soft and cozy cardigan sweater / rock inspired tee (under $50) / cozy slippers c/o Sperry (under $75) / black knit pants (under $50) /

Well, the rocker inside of me just loves this rock inspired tee which reminds me of one of my all-time favorite bands. It’s perfect for lounging around the house with soft, knit pants and this cozy sweater. Of course, no loungewear look is complete without cozy slippers. These slippers are my life right now! They are also a great gift idea for the holiday season. Love them!

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What type of holiday capsule wardrobe are you putting together this year? Are you casual like me too?

Thanks for stopping by!

XOXO

Cathy


A.L.C. Pop-Up shop in San Francisco

ALC pop-up shop sample sale

A.L.C. has a pop-up shop in San Francisco! This happens to be one of my favorite brands when shopping for fashion week outfits. So, when I found out there was a pop-up shop in the city, I had to go!

A.L.C. always has fashionable clothing which reflect current trends in an understated way. Thier clothing is high quality, and fits really well. I can pull my size off the rack and know it will fit every time. I have never needed alterations, A.L.C. just fits!

The pop-up shop in San Francisco is really exciting because they are offering pieces from recent collections in 2018 and 2019 at 75% off retail prices. Wh-aaaaaat??? Yes, you read that correctly. This means the floral silk blouse I picked up, which retails at $345, was $86.25 at the pop-up shop. I also snapped up an on-trend stripe dress with fabulous puff sleeves which normally retails at $195 and is $48.75 at the pop-up shop. Those are amazing deals!

Outfit details: blouse c/o A.L.C. avl at the A.L.C. pop-up shop SF / earrings / jeans / handbag / nail polish / cuff / bracelet / boots /

This is the beautiful silk floral blouse I picked up at the A.L.C pop-up shop in San Francisco. It looks great with jeans, or for a dressier look, a black skirt or black pants.

Outfit details: stripe dress c/o A.L.C. avl at the A.L.C. pop-up shop SF / earrings / cuff / bracelet / nail polish / handbag / shoes /

This is the stripe dress I picked up at the pop-up shop. It’s a fabulous summer dress which can still be worn in the fall season. It will look cute in the spring/summer with sandals or espadrilles; while in the fall, I like how it looks with loafer slides.

Although the collections for sale are from 2018 and 2019, they are still reflecting current trends for 2020 and into next year. A.L.C. creates fashionable clothing with longevity, so you don’t have to worry about investing in a piece which reflects a fleeting trend, the clothing is fashion-forward; meaning it will last for several years.

Shopping at the A.L.C. pop-up shop in San Francisco is safe and easy. It feels really luxurious when you’re inside since they limit the number of customers shopping at a time. This means you have the store almost to yourself! It’s like a private shopping experience. They also require masks and offer hand sanitizer to keep us all safe. Love it!

You can visit the A.L.C. pop-up shop in San Francisco at 2011 Fillmore Street. For more information, please see details online here.

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Thanks for stopping by!

XOXO

Cathy

*thank you to A.L.C. for partnering on this post. all thoughts and opinions are my own