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Plus Size Spring Capsule Wardrobe: Must-Have Staples


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Looking for a wardrobe reset? Building a capsule wardrobe featuring thoughtfully curated, quality pieces is a mindful approach to dressing more of us are opting for.

What is a capsule wardrobe?

A capsule wardrobe is a minimalist collection of clothing, a streamlined edit of items that work together and can be styled in many different ways and for different occasions.

Your minimalist wardrobe should be adapted to your own personal style with pieces that work for your lifestyle and make you feel good!

In this blog we will cover our top essentials that are staples for anyone’s capsule wardrobe.

There are many benefits of creating your own personal capsule wardrobe, that you know you’ll always be able to rely on.

  • Invest In Quality; By focusing on essential, versatile and quality pieces that can be rotated in a variety of ways you’ll have less need to keep buying new items that may only be worn once or twice.
  • Save Time; With fewer items, that you know work together, you will save time and reduce stress when deciding what to wear.
  • Reduce clutter; By adopting a curated edit of pieces, your minimalist wardrobe will save you space in your closet.
  • Travel with easy; With more mindful pieces that you know can be matched with each other with ease, you’ll find packing for travel so much easier.

When creating your thoughtfully crafted minimalist wardrobe it’s best to start by looking at what you already have, and what you may be missing. Read on for our top pics of wardrobe staples at Evans.

Essential T-Shirt

V-Neck T-Shirts

Every capsule wardrobe, needs a staple t-shirt, an easy wearing, everyday top you can always rely on.

You can opt for the classic, easiest to style white and black tops. However it is important that your capsule wardrobe is tailored to your own personal style, and while the basics are the most wearable colours, you may want to turn a colour you love.

Our V-neck t-shirts are are made from modal blend fabrics for an ultra-soft feel on your skin. This is a top you can lean on during any season.

Staple Shirt

Black Straight Leg Trousers | White Button Down Shirt

The ultimate wardrobe essential, from wearing for a put together look to the office to dressing up for your evening dinner. This 100% cotton, white poplin shirt is the must-have, wardrobe basic you need.

There are endless ways you can style a white shirt, you’ll be reaching for this piece on repeat.

Key Blouse

Striped Notch Neck Blouse | Blue Shaper Skinny Jeans

Now you have a classic white shirt for styling, it’s also great to add timeless patterns that are not going out of style. Look for easy wearing prints, like stripes, polka dots, animal prints etc.

Referred to the as the ‘ultimate transeasonsal staple’ by British Vogue, the ageless stripe print shirt is the perfect piece for the in-between spring weather.

The navy blue and white striped blouse is an elegant and easy-wearing alternative to a fitted, tailored shirt.

Made from a blend of viscose and nylon, lightweight and breathable fabrics that drape in a flattering fit. Featuring a notch neck and cuffed sleeves, this blouse is bound to become a favourite in your capsule wardrobe.

Core Denim

Leopard Print Mesh Top | Black Straight Leg Jeans

The most hardworking piece of clothing in anyone’s wardrobe, jeans.

Jeans will never not be in style, with only the shape and colours for variations, you can’t go wrong with a straight leg fit, this style provides effortless versatility you can rely on for any outfit.

Our straight leg jeans, made from a cotton blend feature sculpting seams and a high waist design to accentuate your silhouette.

Whether you lean towards lighter or darker hues, a black or mid wash jean will be an essential.

Must-Have Trousers

Wide Leg Trousers

Every capsule wardrobe needs a pair of black trousers that are guaranteed to be on heavy rotation.

Black trousers will have you covered from office friendly outfits to evening looks, there are endless ways to style this versatile item.

These black wide leg trousers offer a comfortable elasticated waist for the best possible fit as well as the relaxed style, offering a clean cut silhouette, these woven fabric trousers will be a piece you’ll reach for time and time again.

Classic Skirts

White Linear Print Midi Satin Skirt

A satin midi skirt is not only fashionable but also offers so much versatility any time of year.

Whatever the print or colour, a satin skirt can be styled in so many ways and always looks effortlessly elegant.

This skirt is made from a soft woven fabric and features a just right midi length and a comfortable, stretchy elasticated waist.

Can be styled with trainers and a plain tee, dressed up with heels and an evening top, for summer months pair with sandals, or opt for boots and knitwear for winter. The possibilities are endless.

Brown Animal Print Blouse | Black Denim Midaxi Skirt

A denim skirt creates a clean cut silhouette and a curve flattering fit. Pair it with a blouse for an elegant smart casual outfit or style with trainers for everyday wear.

The midaxi length of this skirt is the perfect in between, not too short or long.

Made from a comfortable denim fabric this skirt features a flattering split hem, zip and button fastenings as well as belt loops allowing to style with a belt, which can also switch up your outfits with the added accessory.

Versatile Shirt Dress

White Linear Print Utility Shirt Dress

A shirt dress is a wardrobe staple that can be worn throughout the seasons.

This black and ivory dress features a beautiful monotone linear abstract print, sticking to the basic colours allows for easy styling with the rest of your minimalist wardrobe.

The utility shirt dress style allows for versatility, this dress will effortlessly take you from desk to dinner with just a change of shoes.

Animal Print Dress

Animal Print Tea Dress

Another wardrobe essential, a short sleeve dress you can wear to almost any occasion, whether you’re looking for a sophisticated dress you can wear to the office, an evening dress or a casual look you can dress down with sandals or trainers, a short sleeve tea dress will take you there in style.

This tea dress is made from a jersey crepe fabric, and features an easy to wear animal print, button through fastenings and flattering short puff sleeves.

This is the perfect print to add to your core wardrobe pieces.

Easy-Wearing Jumpsuit

Navy Blue Jersey Jumpsuit

A one piece alternative dresses, jumpsuits. A stretchy jumpsuit is a must-have for effortless styling.

This navy blue jumpsuit is ideal for spring, made from comfortable, breathable jersey fabric, this jumpsuit has the perfect amount of stretch to allow you to move with freedom.

It also features a button through front so you can customise your neckline and allow for easy wear. The elasticated tie waist guarantees comfort and you can cinch in at the waist to personal preference.

Spring Layers

As the months are getting warmer you’ll be looking to swap out the thick coats for lightweight layers.

Must-Have Blazer

Black Single Breasted Blazer

Turn to a classic black blazer to polish off any outfit.

This black single breasted blazer is made from a comfortable woven fabric, it features a button fastening, two pockets and is complete with full lining for extra comfort.

Not only is a black blazer an essential for an office wardrobe, it’s also so easy to style for an evening look, just add a pair of sleek heels.

Looking for a stylish, smart casual outfit? A black blazer also looks great styled with jeans and your favourite pair of trainers.

Must-Have Hoodie

Black Zip Through Hoodie | White V-Neck T-Shirt | Navy Blue Tapered Joggers

For all your laidback plans, a simple, essential hoodie is a must-have. Easy to throw on over any casual outfit, whether you’re pairing with jeans, leggings or joggers and easily pair with our matching joggers for an off-duty day outfit.

Our black zip through hoodie is made from a comfortable jersey fabric and features a zip through front, a drawstring hood and elasticated sleeves. A go-to for an effortless, stylish and relaxed look all year long.

Lightweight Over Shirt

Blue Mid Wash Straight Leg Jeans | Cream Girlfriend Shirt | White Square Neck Vest Top

Another spring layer staple is an overshirt, that can be worn over a basic vest, worn on it’s own buttoned up, or even over your bikini as a beach shirt, this easy-wearing piece is sure to become one of the most hardworking styles in your wardrobe.

Our cream girlfriend shirt is made from a comfortable woven fabric and features cuffed sleeves, button fastenings and a classic collar.

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