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Current Closet


Clothing Links:
White Tee: Thrifted | Same Tee from Original Source | Everlane Option
Si Se Puede Tee: Haute Hope, c/o | More Affordable Option | Everlane Option
Tunic Dress:  Old | Almost Exact from Everlane   (less than $50!)
Romantic Blouse: Old from Doen | Similar from Doen (also available in mustard… swoon!) | Super Similar Option | More Affordable Option | Everlane Option
Red Graphic Tee: The Bee and the Fox | Matching Children’s Shirt | Everlane Option
White Blouse: Thrifted | Similar | Affordable Option | Everlane Option
Peasant Blouse: Thrifted | Super Similar | Everlane Option
Button Down: Power of my People, c/o | Everlane Option | Similar Option
Linen Tee: Elizabeth Suzann, c/o | More Affordable Option | Everlane Option | Similar Handmade Option
Sweatshirt: Corinne (color no longer available, still available in navy) | More Affordable Everlane Option
Mom Jeans: Thrifted | Similar Ethical Option | Affordable Everlane Option
Striped Blouse: Thrifted | Similar Same Brand | Everlane Option | Affordable Option
Cropped Sweater: Everlane
Tee Dress: Everlane
Crewneck Tee: Everlane
Jumpsuit: Thrifted | Similar Ethical Option in different color | Linen Option | Affordable Option
Boyfriend Jean: Everlane
Skinny Jean: Thrifted | Same Jean from Original Source | Similar Distressed Ethical Option | Everlane Option
Straight Leg Jeans: Levis | Ethical Option | Everlane Option | Affordable Option
Vintage Jeans: Vintage Lee Comfort Fit | Similar Ethical Option| Everlane Option
Striped Tee: Everlane
Colorful Blouse: Gap | Same Color in Sweater Form | Affordable Option
Colorful Tee: J. Crew (no longer available in this color) | Affordable option | Everlane Option | Handmade Option
Statement Tee: Thrifted | Same Tee from Original Source | Ethical Option | More affordable option | Everlane Option
Midi Skirt: no longer available | Similar | Affordable Option | Splurge
Kimono Cardigan: Thrifted | Similar Ethical Option | Similar in Dark Gray | Similar Vibe | Everlane Option
Maxi Cardigan: It is Well L.A., c/o | More affordable option
Black Vintage Jeans: Vintage! | Similar Everlane Option
Linen Dress: Pyne and Smith | Same Material, Different Style | Similar, More Affordable Option
Black Tee: thrifted | Same Tee from Original Source | Everlane Option | Affordable Option
Tan Mule: thrifted | Almost exact in leather | Ethical Option | More Affordable (CUTE!) Option | Investment Option
Colorful flat: Thrifted Everlane | Same Shoe in Different Color | Similar Vibe | More Affordable Option | Affordable Option
High Top Sneaker: Converse | Everlane Option
Cognac Mule: Thrifted | Same from original source | Similar Ethical Option | More affordable option
Clogs: Lotta from Stockholm | Everlane Option
Colorful Sneakers: Vans | Ethical Option | Everlane Option
Black Sneaker: Converse | Ethical Option | Everlane Option | Affordable Option
Loafers: Thrifted | Everlane Option| More Affordable option | even more affordable option
Black Mules: Thrifted | Everlane Option | Almost Exact | Affordable Option
Black High Tops: Vans | Everlane Option | Ethical Option

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28 Comments

  • Reply Katelyn Mitchell

    This is such a cute idea for a page! I really like your image for the shirts where they’re all together in one image instead of separate ones kinda like a collage. I wish you the best of luck on your blog!

    August 14, 2015 at 6:45 am
    • Reply Karin

      Thank you Katelyn! I appreciate your kind words! 🙂

      August 15, 2015 at 3:06 am
  • Reply Noémie

    That’s a great idea to put a link to your current closet and the rules for a Capsule Wardrobe. Your blog is so put together, I love it !

    September 3, 2015 at 6:49 pm
    • Reply Karin

      Thanks Noemie!! I always appreciate your feedback!

      September 3, 2015 at 7:39 pm
  • Reply sommer

    i love your blog! very inspirational, and your baby is beautiful. i do wish the links to the clothes are the exact item rather a similar piece – i am having such a hard time finding clothes these days (i too am post baby body) that anything that looks promising i would love to try. anyway, i can’t wait for your next post!

    September 9, 2015 at 2:18 am
    • Reply Karin

      Thank you! You are so sweet! I’m sorry about the links. Many of my clothes are several seasons old as I thrift and consign quite a bit. I can tell you though that everything I link up is as close as possible to the original. And many of the items are the exact things. If there’s any particular piece you’re curious about just contact me through the contact form and we can chat about it. ????

      September 9, 2015 at 4:00 am
      • Reply sommer

        aww girl, awesome!! thank you i will hit you up! 🙂

        September 9, 2015 at 10:27 pm
  • Reply Dara

    Wow – cool concept! Very interesting. Simple really is great…..simplicity brings freedom!

    September 29, 2015 at 3:29 am
    • Reply Karin

      Thanks Dara! I agree!

      September 29, 2015 at 7:35 pm
  • Reply Kassandra

    I’v recently started to eliminate a lot of clothing I hardly ever wear, and stick to the items that are versitile and make me feel best when wearing them! I must say, it feels so good to live with less. I love your blog, its perfect and so inspiring 🙂 Thanks!

    XO Kass

    September 30, 2015 at 5:01 pm
    • Reply Karin

      Thank you Kassandra! It does feel good doesn’t it?

      September 30, 2015 at 5:27 pm
  • Reply Lo

    Love your capsule! We have the same taste in plaid shirts! I’m always excited to find other bloggers who do the capsule thing, and your whole site is awesome.

    October 1, 2015 at 9:20 pm
    • Reply Karin

      Thank you Lo! I love a good plaid! 🙂

      October 2, 2015 at 1:58 am
  • Reply Cami Miller

    Umm, this is amazing. As an every day thrifter (read: hoarder), I am definitely implementing some of your tips and tricks for cutting out the clutter. Quality over quantity right?? P.S. We totally have a similar style, and I am obsessed with that white stripe tee. #stripesalways

    October 12, 2015 at 8:28 pm
    • Reply Karin

      haha thanks Cami!! I do love thrifting though, don’t get me wrong. 🙂 I’ve just reigned it in! And um… yes. Stripes for life!

      October 12, 2015 at 8:36 pm
  • Reply Caitlyn

    I’m also working on building my capsule wardrobe and blogging about it here:
    http://www.catonthemoon.xyz

    Thanks for the wardrobe inspiration! I’m starting from complete scratch so I’m definitely taking it slow, too!

    -Caitlyn
    #communitynotcompetition

    February 2, 2016 at 1:42 pm
    • Reply Karin

      That’s great Caitlyn! Taking it slow is really important. 🙂

      February 5, 2016 at 5:24 am
  • Reply ona

    I LOVE the leather jacket and the vest too, what brands are they?

    March 26, 2016 at 7:47 pm
    • Reply Karin

      Thank you! They’re both thrifted. 🙂

      April 4, 2016 at 11:22 am
  • Reply Helena Mota

    Hi Karin! Just “found” you through a discussion on another blog about “the problem with capsule wardrobes”. Just thought I’d come say hi! Really like your blog and this closet.. 😍! I’ll keep stopping by 🙂 Xx

    May 3, 2016 at 3:34 am
    • Reply Karin

      Oh yay! I’m so glad you found me Helena! I really appreciated your comment on that post so I know we must be kindred spirits. 🙂

      May 11, 2016 at 2:23 pm
  • Reply Marti

    This is the 2nd video I watched today. Really like your capsule choices & how they work in your lifestyle right now. Also, prefer the quality peices & ageee about the dresses over shorts. This motivates me to try everything on & keep the loves and toss that isn’t working for me🤗💖! Thanks beautiful!!

    July 21, 2017 at 6:37 pm
  • Reply Lona

    Karin, I really love your white tunic and the t-shirt dress, stripes are my uniform and can’t live without them. Great video!
    Lona

    August 22, 2017 at 4:21 pm
    • Reply Karin

      Thank you Lona! That white tunic is one of my all time faves!

      September 11, 2017 at 4:36 pm
  • Reply Erikka

    You’re adorable! You seem to have a unique eye for pieces that are both old-school colonial farm girl vintage with modern hipster flare. Well done!

    October 23, 2017 at 6:39 pm
    • Reply Karin

      Thank you! That’s a huge compliment, because I feel like you just summed up how I want to look! Haha!

      October 24, 2017 at 5:39 pm
  • Reply Erin

    Love your capsule ideas, Karin. Thanks for sharing!

    December 15, 2017 at 6:42 pm
    • Reply Karin

      Thanks Erin! I’m glad you find them useful!

      December 20, 2017 at 9:02 am

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