When you’re a busy mama, time is of the essence. That is especially true in the mornings. There isn’t a lot of space to think about what you want to wear when there are approximately 25 things to do before school drop-off. I love having go-to pieces I can reach for in my closet that I know I feel good in. I consider these my capsule wardrobe. These are pieces that will last for years and are versatile so you can always style them in new and interesting ways. You likely already have some of these items or something similar in your closet. For instance, this neutral oversized cardigan can be worn over a dress for a work-friendly outfit or casually with jeans and a t-shirt.
If you’ve been reading Little Blank Diaries for a while, you know that there are some clothes I’ve been writing about for years, like the AllSaints Dalby leather jacket or the Free People Simply Biased slip dress. And of course, a classic trench coat as temperatures drop. I often reach for high-waisted jeans, a button-down and my trusty long camel coat for a stylish and easy look. If you’re not sure where to start, here are some ideas on capsule items you can wear as a busy mama. What are some pieces you know you can turn to in the morning?