I have something to come clean about. I used to be a chronic over-packer. It’s true, I was that girl with the giant suitcase heading out on a girl’s weekend trip. The thought of having to narrow down my packing to just a few outfits for a trip felt like an impossible task. While I am happy to say that after years of traveling I have perfected the capsule travel wardrobe and today I am sharing how you can create a super simple & stylish summer travel capsule with Chico’s.
Super Easy Summer Travel Capsule Wardrobe with Chico’s
*This is a sponsored post in partnership with Chico’s. All thoughts & opinions are 100% my own.
What is a Travel Capsule Wardrobe
Basically, a capsule wardrobe is the term used when you take a few versatile pieces and mix & match them to create multiple outfits. Fewer pieces = less luggage & less money spent on clothing and baggage fees making capsule wardrobes perfect for people like us that love to travel.
How to Mix & Match with Chico’s
To make life super simple the lovely folks at Chico’s have put together an awesome tool that allows you to mix and match clothing pieces on their website so that you can see how the pieces would look paired together. It’s super fun!! And, also extremely helpful!
A few tips for selecting pieces for your travel capsule
- Stick with a simple color palette
- Find pieces that can be dressed up easily.
- Accessories are key
- Neutral colors, blacks, and whites are all great options!
- Pick mostly solids, a few patterned pieces to break it up is okay.
- Keep shoes in mind. You only want to pack 2 pairs so make sure that all of your pieces will coordinate with the shoes you plan to pack.
Outfit #1- I fell in love with this maxi skirt. It is super comfy & cute (I literally get compliments every time that I wear it) and I can adjust the waist depending on which shoes I choose to wear. When worn high-waisted it also makes a super cute swim cover-up. I simply pair it with my bikini top.
In the photo above I paired it with a super versatile white tank top from Chico’s worn tucked in. I also think it looks great with my Chico’s Neutral Tote bag, Chico’s Faux Tortoiseshell Sunglasses, and Chico’s Gold-Tone Medallion Hoop Earrings. All three accessories paired great with each item in the capsule.
Outfit #2- The next full outfit I chose were these Sateen Slim Crops and beautiful White Lace Sleeve Top. The top is made of cotton and modal which can be dressed down for a casual day look (like above) or dressed up with the Maxi Skirt from Outfit #1 for a beautiful evening look (see below).
Outfit #3- As I mentioned above I paired the White Lace Sleeve Top from Outfit #2 and the Maxi Skirt from Outfit #1 to create an elegant evening look perfect for a dinner out or a show.
Outfit #4- The Sateen Slim Crops from Outfit #2 also look super cute and kind-of sporty when paired with my White Tank from Outfit #1. This outfit would be perfect for day-tripping or a great look for your travel days.
Outfit #5- I always travel prepared so I like to bring a lightweight jacket with me even during summer months to help keep me warm during crisp evenings. Plus, a great jacket can also help change up an outfit too!
I fell in love with the Black Label Safari Jacket from Chico’s isn’t it gorgeous? It has a unique perforated design that allows you to breathe while still offering a decent amount of warmth. And, the gold-tone snap buttons offer a beautiful touch of elegance & class.
Have you tried traveling with a capsule wardrobe?
Head to your local Chico’s store or Chicos.com to mix & match looks and create your own gorgeous travel capsule wardrobe. It will be perfect for your upcoming getaway!