Blurred patterns, mermaid-core, delicate feathers: Fashion’s standout trends are all over the place this year. But trends come and go (don’t even get us started on the culotte craze). Plus, they can cost a lot to invest in, only to be relegated to the back of the dresser after a few wears. Instead, we’re focused on building a fall capsule wardrobe that's versatile and saves us time, money and closet space. Even if you’re a trendsetter, having a capsule of clothing items you can mix and match with other stylish pieces will help you stay within budget (not to mention, stay on time while getting ready in the morning).
Read on for what a capsule wardrobe actually is, what items you’ll need to stock yours (our picks are all from Kohl’s, which has everything you need to build your very own versatile capsule wardrobe), and how to style them for seven different occasions.