Every woman needs a go-to closet full of versatile basics that she can throw on for any occasion, and today, I’m sharing a simple guide to help you get there!
The neutral wardrobe is the perfect solution for those with a fashion crisis and for anyone looking to spice up their look with endless outfit options. Neutrals are easy to mix and match, so you’ll never be bored with your wardrobe.
It may be hard to believe, but neutral clothing looks more stylish than bold, bright colors. Neutrals create versatile outfits that are easy to style for any situation. Neutrals help you look put together with minimal effort. And neutrals don’t lose their style status. You can easily mix and match your neutral clothes, and you’ll find yourself creating tons of different outfits from your everyday basics.
How Do You Start a Neutral Wardrobe?
A neutral wardrobe is, or it should be, the foundation of any professional’s wardrobe. It starts with core colors (such as black, grey, and white) and then adds pops of color. It is the foundation of your new you.
Building a neutral wardrobe is an important step toward creating a versatile, ready-to-wear wardrobe. Begin by picking out items such as jeans, a T-shirt, a sweatshirt, a skirt, and a dress, which can all be paired with the same accessories. Once you have a foundational neutral wardrobe, you can add statement pieces, such as a statement jacket, an eye-catching pair of boots, or a one-shouldered blouse.
5 Neutral Wardrobe Guide
- Classic Colors– Classic colors are timeless, and while they can come and go, some will never go out of style. While a color should always be flattering, straying too far from your comfort zone can end up looking dated. These typically consist of black, white, grey, beige, brown and navy.
- Pastel Colors– Pastels bring a breath of fresh air to the dreary winter months. Pastel colors help to create a calm vibe and suit anyone’s style and personality. When you put together your neutral wardrobe, make sure you incorporate this color. The color combinations are endless, so get creative and have fun. Pastels shades of colors like lilac, cyan, yellow and peach can add that pop of color, without going too overboard.
- Bright Colors– A bright color such as red or orange can liven up a winter wardrobe, while colorful patterns can help spice up spring or summer outfits. These also work well for accessories like shoes and bags that can add bright colors to your look, without being too much.
- Neutral Colors– Neutral colors in clothing go by many names. Some call it basic; some say safe, and others label it boring. But neutral colors are essential to your capsule wardrobe. That’s because you can wear neutrals every day and they never go out of style.
- Dark Colors– Dark colors can cover just about any dark shade on the color wheel. They are a more discreet way of getting color into your wardrobe without it being too bright.
Whether you’re new to fashion or a seasoned pro, pulling yourself away from your closet full of clothes can be difficult. There are so many amazing options out there that you could easily spend forever trying on new things.
Neutral wardrobe basics allow you to create endless outfits. Choose colors, patterns, and neutral fabrics that don’t clash with each other. This saves time and headache and allows you to create looks that feel fresh and effortless.
I’m predicting the neutral wardrobe will become increasingly popular because neutrals work for any body type, age, face shape, and skin tone. Although there is no single neutral outfit formula, this article offers up several ideas to get you started.