How to create the ultimate capsule closet for the new season? Essentials, basics, wardrobe fail-safes… Whatever you call them, these 12 key looks provide the unshakable foundations of any capsule wardrobe.
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ELEVATE YOUR KNIT GAME // Whether you hail from Beverly Hills or just wish you did, Gucci's sweater means you can show your loyalty to the 90210 zip code wherever you go. Made in Italy, it's spun from soft blue wool and intarsia-knitted with playful, heart-shaped cherries.
Gucci Intarsia Wool Sweater, Gucci Blue Appliquéd High-Rise Wide-Leg Jeans, Gucci White GG Marmont Small Quilted Textured-Leather Shoulder Bag, Gucci Black D-Frame Crystal-Embellished Acetate Sunglasses
WISH LIST WORTHY // Take your style to the next level with elevated everyday essentials courtesy of Philosophy.
THE COMBAT BOOT OF THE SEASON // PorterEdit hails combat boots as this season's best runway trend because they're both cool and practical. Stuart Weitzman's 'Sondra' pair is made from supple leather and traced with a row of faux pearls that soften the utilitarian feel in a really pretty way. Wear yours with floaty dresses.
CHUNKY KNITS // Shown on the Fall' 20 runway as part of a tonal-white look, Sacai's sweater is made from wool knitted into thick cables and paneled with felt at the back. The belt defines the waist and enhances the contrasting textures.
THE COVER UP // Stay warm in style this season with a statement jacket that livens up any outfit.
SAINT LAURENT Belted Fringed Leopard Wool-Blend Jacquard Jacket, SAINT LAURENT White Ribbed Cashmere Turtleneck Sweater, SAINT LAURENT Brown Cropped Pleated Houndstooth Wool Wide-Leg Pants, SAINT LAURENT Solferino Medium Leather Shoulder Bag
THE SIGNATURE BODYCON DRESS // Alexander Wang's designs are often elevated by cool silver hardware. Detailed with sculptural chain links, this ribbed dress is made from black stretch-jersey and has a cutout at the front, as well as split cuffs. Style yours with heels or chunky sneakers - it'll look great with both.
PRETTY IN PINK // Take your outfit to the next level in uplifting hues that are sure to stand out.
GUGGI GANG // Gucci's vest calls back to elegant and sophisticated styles from the '70s. It's been made in Italy from silk and wool-blend in a pretty pink hue and fitted with patch pockets. The detachable belt cinches in the loose silhouette, highlighting your waist. Wear it with the matching pants.
Gucci Belted Silk and Wool-Blend Vest, Gucci Ivory + NET SUSTAIN Organic Silk Crepe De Chine Shirt, Gucci Pink Silk and Wool-Blend Straight-Leg Pants, Gucci White 1955 Horsebit Small Leather-Trimmed Printed Coated-Canvas Shoulder Bag
SUITS YOU // Elevate your wardrobe with LVIR's sleek suiting that adds instant cool factor.
FALL WINTER CHIC// Rowen Rose finds inspiration in art and cinema, and the Fall '20 collection perfectly captures the drama and moody glamour of film noir. Designed in Paris and made at the brand's Italian atelier, this coat is cut from houndstooth tweed in a double-breasted silhouette accentuated by shoulder pads and a nipped-in waist. The skewed lapels nod to the surrealist works of photographer, Man Ray.
HOODED // For Pre-Fall '20, Bottega Veneta's Daniel Lee adds a streetwear element to his traditionally minimalist aesthetic. This hooded jacket is made from chunky ribbed knit and has a cropped glossed-leather overlay to make it look like a parka worn over a sweater. Use the elasticated drawcords to alter the shape of the sleeves.
Bottega Veneta Hooded Layered Glossed-Leather and Ribbed-Knit Jacket, Bottega Veneta Black Leather Shorts, Bottega Veneta Black Rubber-Trimmed Leather Over-the-Knee Boots, Bottega Veneta Blue the Chain Pouch Gathered Leather Clutch
TOP COAT // Wrap up and stay warm in style with Max Mara's take on the fan favorite teddy coat.