Published on October 27, 2016—  Leave a comment

How To Wear 1 Item, 4 Ways: Capsule Wardrobe Accessories Edition

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When you’re living the capsule wardrobe lifestyle, accessories become a little more important. They’re a key part of switching up your look, and if your wardrobe is mostly basics, handbags and shoes that make a statement are key.

On the flip side, you’re going to want to get a ton of mileage out of the accessories you do own if your capsuling. Harben Porter, our style muse for all things fall and capsule wardrobe, has this adorable oversize clutch that she found secondhand. Because it’s one of her few (and favorite!) handbags, Harben’s shown us her favorite ways to rock it. Read on for her tips and tricks on getting the most out of your favorite statement accessories.


1. For a day at the office: A midi skirt with a front slit, a classic white button-down, oxford shoes, and a denim jacket worn like a cape is the perfect outfit for Harben’s day job in Oakland. Oversized clutches are totally doable for daytime!


2. For date night out: Harben brings her favorite clutch to date night – it’s cool texture and pattern add interest to her classic LBD.


3. For a busy weekend day out and about: Play up texture on texture! Harben rocks her clutch with a cable knit sweater. They key to this look is the subdued, monochromatic quality of Harben’s textured sweater paired with the clutch. The look is not overpowering.                                          188899397034058-nauvavwmoswks1wk0eyn_height640

4. For a concert: Harben cooled up a dress by pairing it with black denim and a leather jac