Minimal Style and the Capsule Wardrobe

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Minimal Style and the Capsule Wardrobe

It’s been well documented in recent years, the efficiency and benefits of becoming a “minimalist” or embracing the idea of a capsule wardrobe. Growing up in America with a consumer mentality, and with the rise of “fast fashion” this can be a daunting idea to embrace and may even seem impossible to some. We think it’s worth noting though that some of the most successful people in recent memory have taken the idea to heart and lived a lifestyle of simplified decision making to create headspace for more important things. CEOs, Presidents, Artists, Designers, and some of Silicon Valley’s best have taken to the idea that having a limited number of clothing items paves the way for easier decision making when getting dressed, and also likely leads to owning higher quality products which means they’ll last longer and carry the added benefit of boosting your confidence and self-esteem. If you can pull it off, it’s really a win-win scenario. One that’s at least worth considering if not fully embracing, because let’s face it, who doesn't need to “get rid of some stuff?”

The Minimalists explain what being minimal means and Becoming Minimalist shows how 33 articles of clothing can equal 25,176 different outfits. 

Are you looking for something to complete your minimalist wardrobe? You can’t do it without the ever important “staple pieces” and for that, look no further than the cognac or black Marciante and Company’s "The Marie" women’s leather flat. These genuine leather shoes are buttery soft and incredibly versatile. Slip on these flats with your favorite culotte or cigarette pant and blazer or with your favorite dress or skirt for an effortless, elevated fashion statement. These shoes are designed to slip under your ankle for extra comfort and built to last for years to come. Never out of place, these shoes are meant to be worn all day. From the office to happy hour, these shoes are the best of both worlds in fashion and function.

Be More With Less really helps break down how to build a capsule wardrobe.

That’s what we’re looking for when putting together a capsule wardrobe right? The only way it can work is having a limited number of items to make up the contents of your closet is if they each have versatile qualities and can be used in a number of different settings. A classic, high quality, well-made leather shoe is a perfect addition. They’re comfortable, they look great, and they can last you forever. The Marciante and Company "The Marie" women's leather flats are just that. Understated design, quality leather and materials, and comfortable construction create the perfect footwear addition to your minimal closet or capsule wardrobe.

 Written by Alicia Alexander (Chicago, IL)

*Seen in photo: Christen Lockett of LockettUp PR styling "The Marie" Women's Leather Flats from Marciante and Company


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