How was your weekend, guys? Mine was a flurry of packing, prepping and getting excited for our SF/Napa trip ahead. As I mentioned last week, I was a little concerned about packing for 6 days using just my capsule and fitting it all in a carry-on bag, no less. I am happy to report it was actually not bad at all! The outfits came together so easily and because everything is essentially interchangeable, I could get a lot more wear out of each individual item that made it into my bag. You’ll be seeing more of those outfits shortly!
As I get deeper into this experiment I’m also starting to recognize things I would want for future capsules that were not included in this one. Priority A#1: more BOTTOMS! I could definitely use another non-denim option like ARMY GREEN TWILL PANTS, or a COLORED CORDUROY. I think it would be nice to have another casual option to work with that was not black and/or denim.
OK, my last observation of the day and then I’m done. Promise! Because my closet options have been cut down immensely, I’ve tried to be much more “respectful” and conscientious about keeping everything in pristine shape. It’s actually pretty funny that for the first time ever, when I’m done with appointments for the day I actually make a point to change out of my nicer clothes and into sweats. Sweaters get folded immediately after removing them. Pants get hung and ironed when necessary. I never realized how “rough” I was on my clothes until I was committed to wearing them exclusively for a set period of time. With this movement to minimalism, not only have I cut my shopping bill, but I think I may have also cut my dry-cleaning bill as well… and obviously, that’s a good thing!
Now, without further adieu, I present Week #2 of #Project333 stylings: