The Capsule Wardrobe

The Capsule Wardrobe

Have you heard of the capsule wardrobe?  It’s the silver bullet for looking good, reducing “what am I going to wear” frustration and keeping to a reasonable clothing budget. 

 

I’ve always been envious of traditional cultural dress for women like the Indian Sari, Asian Kimonos, or Kenyan Kanga.  Women have a few pieces or sets.  Some are casual and some are more formal, but they always know what they are going to wear and that it will look beautiful and be functional.  I’ve often imagined myself wearing a beautiful Sari to work or to my kids' school events, but the happiness is cut short when I think of the strange stares or questions I’d get too because I don’t look remotely Indian.   I’m not that brave.  We in America have too many clothing choices and I admit sometimes I have made poor ones. 

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