Is a capsule wardrobe ever really achievable?

For a while now I’ve been dreaming of having a huge clear out and getting down to that mystical capsule wardrobe we hear so much about, but which seems incredibly hard to achieve.

My trouble is that I just enjoy buying clothes too much, but I could probably count the items I truly value on one hand.

I’ve been thinking more about this since last week, when I received a stern (and terrifying) telling off my by 5 year old niece, who I’m pretty sure wasn’t convinced that her uncle even lived in the same house as me when she failed to find any of his belongings in our bedroom. Continue reading