March 17, 2023
How To Create A Capsule Wardrobe (Anchored In Knitwear)
In a recent "Q & A Tuesday" feature, I showed my Instagram community how to create a capsule wardrobe. I'd like to share with you the key takeaways of the segment!
Last month, a client told me that his closet was a mess and he didn't even know how to put himself together properly because his wardrobe was just too confusing. I told him what he needed was a capsule wardrobe, especially this time of year... anchored in knitwear! Scroll below to see the styles!
Ultimately, it's 'Wardrobe Investment - Dressing" in key pieces that are versatile, all-around easy pieces that you love and will mix & match with other pieces in your closet. They are the anchor pieces that will coordinate with nearly every piece in your closet!
Here are 10 sweaters in our collection that are key anchor pieces to any wardrobe! Sweaters that will pull it all together seamlessly without causing any further stress to your morning routine!
The Reali New York Shawl Collar Cardigan, $1595 Shop Now
This shawl collar cardigan will instantly up your 'style game.' It's the must -have sweater of the season. It's originally known as the Steve McQueen cardigan... isn't that reason enough to own this quintessential cardigan of the century! Ours even comes with a hand sewn label on the interior of the cardigan that tells the story of the garment accompanied by an artful sketch. wear it with cashmere joggers, jeans, or cords, it'll be the most versatile piece in your wardrobe!
The Reali New York Reversible Cashmere Pullover, $995 Shop Now
Our reversible cashmere pullover is super warm! It'll be your go-to piece on those cold, raw and blustery days! A true work horse that'll make you look low key luxurious at any apres-ski scene!
The Reali New York Fair- Isle Polo Sweater, $ 357 Shop Now
Every wardrobe should have at least one patterned statement sweater. Our merino fair-isle polo showcases an updated version of the traditional Fair Isle knitted pattern. You don't have to travel to the Shetland Islands to enjoy our colorful version of this traditional Fair-Isle sweater. Both water, stain and wrinkle resistant , it'll be your best companion on your next journey and will easily transition from the slopes to the streets.
The Reali New York Classic Crew Neck Cashmere Pullover, $1,100 Shop Now
This simple, classic cashmere sweater will be your wardrobe staple! Throw it on with jeans and a tee-shirt and it will instantly elevate your look! Customize it with any elbow patch selection or custom monogram from our customization library to make it truly one of a kind!
The Reali New York Cashmere Hoodie, $1,485 Shop Now
This Italian cashmere hoodie is a must-have for any smart wardrobe. It is very versatile... dress it up under a suit, wear it with jeans or with a pair of cashmere joggers. Our version is adorned with leather detailing at the end of the drawstring and two yoke pockets in front. It is a signature piece to make you look casually cool without even trying.
The Reali New York Cashmere Plaid Pullover, $795 Shop Now
There's nothing quite as easy as a bold plaid statement sweater to throw on and head out the door! Because there's an emphasis on the pattern play, the rest of your outfit could be simple and understated, yet so stylish! This cashmere plaid pullover could be worn rugged with a pair of joggers or jeans, and a flannel jacket in monochromatic colors, and a work boot or it can be more elevated with dress slacks and suede shoes.
The Reali New York Classic Cable Knit Sweater, $1290. Shop Now
A true staple in every wardrobe! Our classic cable knit pullover has a beautiful allover cable knit pattern and contrast trims on the neck and sleeve cuffs to put a little twist on the ordinary! Pair it with jeans and a loafer ... you can't go wrong with this piece!
The Reali New York Mock Neck Pullover, $1350. Shop Now
This feather weight Italian cashmere mock neck sweater is a signature piece for any wardrobe. It's especially great for layering when you want to have some added warmth around your neck or throw it on at a crisp summer night by the ocean... It is a season-less piece!
The Reali New York Breton Stripe Nautical Pullover, $1,100 Shop Now
This Italian cashmere unisex sweater has a classic Breton- stripe nautical design and a shoulder button closure for added detail. Customize yours with your choice of buttons! The Breton stripe is known for its nautical roots as the "La Mariniére", originating from the shores of Brittany France, the Breton stripe is a classic sweater that will never go out of style! Pair it with jeans or chinos and driving loafers and you're off in style!
The Reali New York V-Neck Cashmere Pullover with Contrast Neck Trim, $1,350 Shop Now
This elevated V-Neck cashmere pullover made of feather -weight cashmere will take you far when it comes to wardrobe essentials. We switched it up with a contrast neck trim to coordinate nicely with nearly all your pieces in your closet. Pair it with a collared shirt underneath and a blazer with slacks or corduroy's for a more refined look or simply with a pair of jeans for a casual low key style.
So .... there you have it! 10 sweaters that are perfect for building a capsule wardrobe with! I hope you have fun mixing and matching with the existing pieces in your wardrobe for seamless dressing!
So, as I always say, " If you know, you know...and now you know!"