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    26 Clothing Items And Accessories That'll Help You Build The Capsule Wardrobe Of Your Dreams

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    1. A pair of adidas leggings for those laid-back days. They're made of moisture-wicking material, so they're perfect for working out, too.

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    Get a pair from adidas Canada for $90. Available in sizes 2XS—XL.

    2. And a pair of bicycle shorts for the warmer months. They have pockets (!!!) so you can easily stash your phone or wallet away when you're exercising or just want to keep your hands free.

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    Get a pair from Amazon Canada for $17.89+. Available in sizes XS—XXL and in eight colours.

    3. A pair of boots that have just the slightest heel, so you can keep it casj or wear them with dressier outfits. They'll save you the effort of messing with laces or zippers, since the elastic sides let you just slip 'em on (we stan a versatile and convenient combo).

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    Get a pair from Aldo for $69.99. Available in sizes 5—10 and in brown.

    4. And a pair of pumps for dressier occasions. Sometimes wearing a heel just makes you feel like a bad B, so why not get a pair that'll go with everything?

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    Get a pair from Aldo for $98. Available in sizes 5—11 and in three colours.

    5. A pair of detachable collars that'll give you the appearance of wearing a shirt without all the bulk. They're great for layering under sweaters or dresses when you want to look cute without sweating your butt off.

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    Get a two-pack from Amazon Canada for $15.99.

    6. A simple dress that's business in the front and a party in the back. Jean jacket and sneakers? That works. Heels and a blazer? That works, too.

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    It's lined, so you won't have to worry about your underwear peeking through.

    Get it from Club Monaco for $289. Available in sizes 00P—14 and in black.

    7. A pair of cat-eye sunnies that'll make you look like a celeb when you walk into a room. Dark circles? Puffy eyes? Cover 'em up with these babies.

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    Get a pair from Amazon Canada for $18.99. Available in nine style and colour combinations.

    8. A plain white tee that's basically the foundation to any capsule wardrobe. Honestly, you might as well get it in every colour since the cotton modal blend will make it the comfiest thing you own.

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    Get it from Gap for $23. Available in sizes XXS—XXL, in tall and petite, and in four colours.

    9. A pair of stretchy chinos that'll look good all year round. It's the perfect neutral colour to balance out light or dark looks.

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    Get a pair from Club Monaco for $98.50. Available in sizes 28—38 with inseams 30—34 and in ten colours.

    10. A denim jacket that you can throw over any 'fit to keep you warm (especially in this turbulent Canadian weather).

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    Get it from Gap for $63. Available in sizes XS—XXL and in tall and petite.

    11. A pair of wool runners that'll fit to your foot based on how you walk. They're made of moisture-wicking materials that'll minimize odours, which is great if you hate having stinky shoes.

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    Get a pair from Allbirds for $135. Available in sizes 8—14 and in 23 colours.

    12. A little black dress for days when you don't have the energy to put pants on. Reviewers say it's comfy enough to sleep in, but can be dressed up for a night on the town.

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    Get it from Universal Standard for $80.95. Available in sizes 00—40 and in three colours.

    13. A plush sherpa hoodie that'll keep you cozy in style. It even has two secret side pockets, so you can stick your hands in 'em and warm them up when you're cold.

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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $13.59+. Available in nine colours and in sizes XS—2XL.

    14. A pair of straight leg jeans that'll be the bread and butter of any outfit. They're high waisted, so they're perfect for pairing with crop tops.

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    Get a pair from Joe Fresh for $39. Available in sizes 25—32 and plus sizes 16—22.

    15. A reversible leather belt that'll give you two looks in one. Every belt is handmade in Montreal, so each one is a little special (and will last you forever).

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    Get it from Simons for $145. Available in sizes 28—38.

    16. A simple faux leather crossbody purse that'll fit all of your essentials, but won't weigh you down. Because it doesn't have any patterns or embellishments, you won't have to spend hours trying to pair it with the perfect outfit (read: it'll go with anything).

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    The zipper closure will ensure that none of your precious belongings fall out.

    Get it from Joe Fresh for $29. Also available in red.

    17. A collared linen shirt that'll feel nice and airy on its own or pair well under a suit or cardigan for a dressier look. Heck, it'll even look great with a tie or bowtie, if you're really dressing to impress.

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    Get it from Simons for $50. Available in sizes S—XXL and in black.

    18. A satin pyjama set that'll replace your ratty old t-shirts, so you'll even be stylish in your sleep. The waistband is adjustable, meaning you won't have to constantly hike them up.

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    Get a set from Amazon Canada for $42.99+. Available in fourteen colours and sizes S–XL.

    19. A sharp blazer that'll instantly dress up any look. Pair it with a dress for an edgier vibe or throw it over your PJs for that important Zoom call—it's versatile enough for it all.

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    Get it from Simons for $109.95. Available in sizes 0—14 and in green.

    20. A pair of classic high top Chucks that'll become your go to kicks. Converse might have started out as a basketball shoe, but you'll be able to get through any activity with these sturdy canvas kicks.

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    Get a pair from Simons for $70. Available in sizes 6—9 and in two colours.

    21. A fleece crew neck that'll keep you warm when you're feeling a little chilly. You can layer it over a turtleneck or a collared shirt for that preppy look.

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    Get it from Nike Canada for $48. Available in sizes S—4XL and in nine colours.

    22. A cotton fedora that'll hide a bad hair day or give your attire a little extra glamour. It's also great for shielding your face from harsh UV rays in the summer.

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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $25.99. Available in ten colours.

    23. A black turtleneck bodysuit, so you can live your best coordinated life (the whole point of a capsule wardrobe is that everything matches, after all). Since it's a bodysuit, it won't bunch up and require constant readjusting throughout the day.

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    Get it from Nasty Gal for $23.40. Available in sizes 4—12.

    24. A pair of chunky gold hoops that'll make any ensemble a little more elegant. They're made of 14K gold-plated stainless steel, so they won't go turning your earlobes green.

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    Get them from Amazon Canada for $15.95. Available in four colours.

    25. A wrap scarf that'll make you feel like you're covered up in a soft blanket. It's nice and big, so you can wear it in a variety of different ways (like wrapped around your neck, looped into itself, or draped over your shoulders).

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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $16.14. Available in 20 colours.

    26. And lastly, a satin midi skirt that'll keep your legs cool on a hot summer day, without being so flowy that you'll accidentally have a Marilyn moment.

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    Get it from Simons for $39. Available in sizes XS–XL and in five colours.

    You seeing yourself in your perfectly coordinate outfits:

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