Casual Capsule Wardrobe for a College Freshman

Discussion in 'Menswear Advice' started by caretotrythese, Oct 13, 2016.

  1. caretotrythese

    caretotrythese New Member

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    Oct 13, 2016
    I just started Uni and have realized that I would like to clean up my dress a little bit. The idea of a capsule wardrobe attracted me because of money and space savings. I did find a number of examples and pictures for capsule wardrobes, but they are all targeted at a seemingly older and much more "dressier" look. What pieces could I get to wear everyday that make it look like I care, but don't make me stand too far out?

  2. LA Guy

    LA Guy Opposite Santa Staff Member Admin Moderator

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    Moscow, Idaho
    Frankly, if all want to do is to look slightly more put together, all that you need are a bunch of button up shirts, knits that can go over them or be worn alone, some nicer jeans, a few pairs of non-denim casual trousers, a pair of chelsea boots (the boot de jour) or chukkas, and some decent minimalist sneakers. Oh right, and a good coat. Something in navy or dark grey that fits well, and you are probably good to go. If you have the budget and it's in your style, a leather jacket that fits well, is well constructed, and is made of good leather, and you are pretty much set.

  3. mensimageconsultant

    mensimageconsultant Senior member

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    Mar 15, 2006
    That is one of the few situations where an official collegiate sweater probably is practical.

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