CAPSULE WARDROBE : 10 items // 12 outfits

I’ve seen so many of these 10 x 10 challenges going around and I think they are such a  handy way to pre-plan some outfits. I also love nothing more than a chilled evening with a cup of tea and some photoshop collaging. I recently added a few new (but second hand) pieces into my wardrobe and I thought this would be a great way to plan some outfits with them and see how I can incorporate them into my wardrobe. This time I decided to style up three different skirts because it’s something I want to wear more often.

THE PIECES

10 items

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THE OUTFITS 12 outfits

I am pretty sure there are more than 12 ways to mix & match these items, but here is my top 12. You could make each one different again by changing the footwear, or adding in some outerwear or a handbag. I’m having a serious midi skirt moment recently so I’m hoping to get lots of wear out of these 3 pieces. I adore a long skirt with some long boots and a chunky jumper – that is my current JAM!! I blame Pinterest for having such amazing style inspiration.

 

An easy way to see how many outfits you can make with however many pieces is with a bit of fashion maths. In this case….

 

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(Tops x Skirts) x Footwear = X number of outfits

(4 x 3) x 3 = 36 outfits

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I have made up 12 outfits here, but each one can we worn with the other 2 footwear choices, multiplying the options by 3. I don’t know about you but this is a kind of maths I can get on board with.

 

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How many outfits can you make with your entire wardrobe? That’s where the challenge comes in because unless ALL of your items will go together, you’ll need to do quite a bit of adding and multiplying separately. But it could be a fun thing to figure out. You definitely wouldn’t be able to say you have nothing to wear then!!

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