Capsule Wardrobe – Tipps vom NIKIN Product Team - NIKIN EU

Capsule Wardrobe – Tips from the NIKIN Product Team

Today, an ever-growing community is foregoing abundance. The capsule wardrobe, a concept from the 1970s, represents this movement. Fewer but better items in your wardrobe? Our NIKIN Product Team provides tips and information.

The vision: Master everyday life with just a few, high-quality, combinable items of clothing. The legendary Susie Faux once presented only seven such pieces. Nowadays, a capsule wardrobe is often limited to 30-40 items, including shoes and a coat. The goal? With this minimalist selection of clothing you can still create a fresh and new outfit every day.

From sustainability to time savings 

Anyone who commits to the capsule wardrobe decides to approach fashion more consciously. It's not just about the financial aspect, but also about making a significant contribution to sustainability. Less pressure to buy, less stress about making decisions in the morning, more space in the room and, above all, less fashion waste - doesn't that sound like a win-win situation for us and our environment.

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From vision to reality - that's what our product team advises 

Start with an honest inventory of your closet. Tip: Anything you haven't worn in the last three months should probably go. And the discarded pieces? Sell ​​them or give them to the thrift store.

1) The building blocks of the capsule wardrobe 

Think about combinable colors, basic elements like jeans and trousers, and a mix of tops and bottoms. And the shoes? Five pairs should be enough, from sneakers to boots.

2) Sustainability in every piece 

When choosing a capsule wardrobe, the focus should be on sustainable and ethically produced pieces. They may be more expensive, but they represent a better fashion industry and often last longer.

3) Care for longevity 

When you choose high-quality parts, you want them to last a long time. Correct washing, neat hanging and good storage are the be-all and end-all here.

4) Individuality with accessories 

Even though the capsule wardrobe focuses on minimalism, that doesn't mean it has to be boring. With the right accessories you can always create new looks.

5) Challenges? Only in your head! 

The transition can be a challenge for some. But remember: It's not about doing without, but about conscious consumption. If 37 parts doesn't sound like enough, start with more and reduce little by little.

At the heart of the capsule wardrobe concept is the message: place more value on less. In times of fast fashion and overconsumption, this approach can be the key to a fashionable and sustainable future. Our tip: Just give it a try! 

Image: Experimenting yourself is easier than you think.

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