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10 Key Pieces for Your Capsule Wardrobe

Wherever you stand on the less-is-more scale – dedicated minimalist or avid fashion collector –the wardrobe foundations remain the same. Timeless silhouettes, quality materials, classic finishes; invest in forever with these 10 key pieces.

The Trench Coat

A military staple, an icon of the silver screen (Breakfast at Tiffany’s, anyone?) and now a street-style stalwart… Long live the trench!
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The Blue Jeans

The stuff of old-Hollywood cool and the ever-ubiquitous ‘jeans and a nice top’ combination, blue denim’s iconic status cannot be denied.
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The Leather Jacket

A multi-tasking hero, a leather jacket adds a rebellious twist to midi dresses, denim, a cami top and midi skirt – the list goes on…
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The Midi Dress

Whatever the season, there’s a midi dress to suit it. Don’t believe everything you hear; sometimes, it pays to do things by halves.
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The Cotton Shirt

Button up: the right shirt will take you anywhere. Neatly proportioned or artfully oversized, quality classics will last a lifetime.
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The Suit

Savile Row suits, skirt suits, slouchy XXL suits… Find yourself some tailoring that works as hard as you do – starting with a blazer.
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The Midi Skirt

Not too long and not too short, the midi skirt is just right for any situation. Dress it up with heels; dial it down with sneakers.
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The Cami Top

Don’t be fooled by its delicate look; the cami is a capsule closet’s strongest player. Take it from day to night with a bold lip.
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The Little Black Dress

If you only keep one item in your forever-wardrobe, let the little black dress be it. Well, if it was good enough for Coco Chanel…
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The ‘It’ Knit

As statement as they are chunky, ‘It’ knits prove comfort needn’t come at the expense of style. Grandma would be proud!
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