4. Wardrobe plans

Click these links for groups of posts on :

Your personal wardrobe plan
Wardrobe building plans from specific people
– Nancy Nix-Rice
– Janice of The Vivienne Files
– Eileen Fisher
Other specific wardrobe plans

See Index page 5 for posts with tips about co-ordination of styles.

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Personal basic wardrobe plan
Build your wardrobe in small groups – capsules, outfits

My e-book on wardrobe planning.pdf contains those posts.

See Index page 5 for posts suggesting specific capsules which can be used as a basis for wardrobe building.

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Wardrobe building plans from specific people
which I’ve written more than one post on

Links to posts on NANCY NIX-RICE : carefully chosen wardrobe :

Most of these posts were written in 2011, so urls are out of date and patterns are oop.
Core neutrals, personalising colour and style
Adding colour and print
More thoughts
Two-piece dresses
Patterns for a core wardrobe (2017)

Links to posts on THE VIVIENNE FILES :

Wardrobe of relaxed basics
Variations of the relaxed wardrobe

Common wardrobe as background to accessories

Starting from Scratch wardrobe plan

Links to posts on Wardrobes in EILEEN FISHER style :

Copy the season’s capsule
Update your capsule
Building and personalising a capsule

Casual chic festive wear – tops
Casual chic festive wear – dresses, wardrobe

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The power of the boring
Good wardrobe patterns for a core wardrobe (2012)
Patterns for a core wardrobe (2017)

Classic style
My reactions to classics – sections on patterns and techniques
‘Dressmaking’ book – classic styles

Kate Mathews’ wardrobe plans
Tunic wardrobe
The dreaded black blazer

Wardrobe based on the Sew Over It patterns city-break capsule, 2016

Sewing Workshop layering wardrobe
My ideal SWAP wardrobe 2009

Classics s/s 2011 – shirt, dress, skirt, pants
Classics s/s 2011 – jacket, accessories
Classics winter 2010 – skirt, dress, pants, shirt
Classics winter 2010 – vest, blazer, coat
Trendy autumn capsule 2012 – expands to wardrobe at end

Wardrobe plan October 2009
Wardrobe plan November 2009

My favourite books – Style and wardrobe

See Index page 3 for posts on wardrobe pattern books.

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Links to other sections of this index at top of right hand menu.

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One Comment on “4. Wardrobe plans”

  1. Harvey Lee Says:

    Very nice! I really like this article. Thanks a lot for sharing.

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