Tag: College Capsule Wardrobe

Packing for Scotland: My Capsule Wardrobe for Abroad

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Let the study abroad content begin! I finished packing last night and managed to squeeze five months-worth of clothing into just a carry-on suitcase and my backpack. For those of you who don’t know, I will be studying abroad at the University of Glasgow in Scotland for the upcoming semester, from January to May. My long-time followers know what a saga it has been to get to this point… I originally started the study abroad process in 2019 and was supposed to go to Scotland in the fall of 2020. Obviously, Covid had different plans. A few re-applications and a whole lotta disappointment later, it looks like this dream will finally come true! I, of course, won’t fully believe it until I’m kissing the Scottish ground, but I otherwise have my plane tickets booked, housing contract signed, and bags packed. Glasgow, here I come! Continue reading “Packing for Scotland: My Capsule Wardrobe for Abroad”

My College Capsule Wardrobe: Reflections, Lessons Learned, and 38 Capsule Outfits

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If you’ve been following me the last couple of months, you’ve probably heard me talk about my capsule wardrobe countless times. The story goes like this: I am a junior in college, and due to the coronavirus pandemic, the university told us to pack as light as possible in the event that we would have to move back home suddenly (which, to my surprise, didn’t end up happening). Naturally, as a fashion and shoe lover, most of the things I bring with me to school are pieces I wear on my person (boxes and boxes of clothes and shoes). I knew I really needed to pare down my packing list this school year—and thus, my first capsule wardrobe was born. Continue reading “My College Capsule Wardrobe: Reflections, Lessons Learned, and 38 Capsule Outfits”