Your Winter Capsule Wardrobe To Slay the Winter Blues
As the seasons change, so does our wardrobe vibe. Winter, though, is that time when the weather calls the shots on what we wear. The key is to have a bunch of timeless, classic pieces in your closet. Trust us. They'll make your daily outfit decisions a breeze. Staying stylish in the chilly weather might seem like a puzzle, but with these must-have items for your winter capsule wardrobe, you'll slay the winter blues away.
Should there be a capsule wardrobe for every season?
You've got that year-round go-to's like a tank top, a classic white shirt, and trusty jeans, but then there are these seasonal superstars that dance into your wardrobe as the seasons do their thing. Winter's the time for the heavy-duty players—a snug pair of thermal leggings, a puffer jacket, moisture-wicking base layers, and the like—to amp up your cozy style game for winter.
What's on the winter capsule wardrobe checklist?
Embracing winter style is all about mastering the art of layering and opting for top-notch, sturdy fabrics, without sacrificing style. Baleaf's got this treasure trove of pieces that not only keep you warm but also bring the style game.
Our top picks for your winter wardrobe MVPs? Invest in the classics you'll practically live in – a cozy pullover, a well-tailored coat, and a warm body suit, to name a few. It's the season to be fabric-savvy, so consider upgrading to heat-trapping materials like fleece for a winter capsule collection that stands the test of time. While we're all for classic vibes, don't think it's an all-black affair.
Amidst the sea of neutrals, one fall fashion trend stands out: the dynamic duo of red and grey. Sure, they play well with classic black, but the magic happens when they team up or mingle with other neutrals like navy, white, and cream. Before diving into winter wardrobe splurges (let's face it, they can be pricey), take a peek into your closet and rediscover the fall treasures that still sparkle. It's like a fashion treasure hunt – what's missing, and what's ready for another stylish round.
Ready to curate your winter closet? Keep scrolling for our must-have winter capsule wardrobe picks.
Laureate Crew Neck Baselayer
The Laureate Crew Neck Baselayer is an awesome shirt made with 90% polyester and 10% spandex, giving you that perfect four-way stretch you need for all your moves. It's not just comfortable. It's a breathable, moisture-wicking, and skin-friendly buddy for your activities.
With cool features like a crew neck, loose fit, and a longer back hem for extra coverage, it's got your back during runs, workouts, yoga sessions, hikes, or just casual hangs. Plus, say goodbye to chafing with flatlock seams and a tagless construction. Those reflective elements add a touch of style and safety.
Laureate Brushed Long Sleeve
Step into coziness with the Laureate Brushed Long Sleeve athletic shirt that's not just soft and breathable but also designed to keep you warm. Featuring a comfy crew neck, unique thumb holes to keep sleeves in place and add extra warmth to your hands, and a handy side zipper pocket for your essentials, this shirt nails both function and style.
With its regular fit and a chic short front, long back hem design with split lines, it's perfect for a casual or sporty look that flatters your body shape.
Ideal for running, hiking, jogging, or just everyday wear, this shirt has you covered for any outdoor adventure or gym session.
Thermal Hooded Crop Pullover
Say goodbye to static and hello to comfort with this antistatic and skin-friendly gem, the Thermal Hooded Cropped Pullover. Wrapped in a soft fleece lining that's like a warm hug, this piece is all about that cozy life.
With a relaxed fit, a trendy half-zip and hoodie combo for a touch of style, a clever raglan sleeve design that lets you move freely, and thumbholes to keep those sleeves right where you want them, it's both practical and fashionable. Toss in a kangaroo pocket to keep your hands toasty and stow away essentials, and you've got the perfect partner for leggings and whatever your day throws at you.
Evergreen Lightweight Drape Cardigan
Get ready to wrap yourself in the ultimate comfort with our Evergreen Lightweight Drape Cardigan – it's a warm hug in clothing form, made with 76% polyester, 19% Tencel, and 5% spandex. Not only does it feel like a dream on your skin, but it's also delightfully lightweight and not see-through. The relaxed fit and casual design make it a go-to for any laid-back occasion, and the open front adds a stylish twist, especially when you pair it with a cute cropped vest.
Toss in two handy side pockets for your essentials, and the longer front hem lets you rock that effortlessly fitted look with a playful knot. Whether you're off to the gym, hitting the trails, grabbing coffee, or just lounging at home, this cardigan is your trusty, all-occasion sidekick.
Cardigans also pair well with jeans and a snug fleece-lined white tee, and voilà – you've nailed the perfect combo of style and comfort. It's the ultimate "wear it your way" piece.
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Flyleaf Thermal Suit (Women's)
Dive into winter adventures with the Flyleaf Thermal Suit (Women's), crafted from 65% nylon, 31% spandex, and a touch of 4% polyester magic. They're not just about keeping warm. They've got that quick-dry and anti-bacterial charm.
With high elasticity and abrasion resistance, this thermal suit is like a second skin, ensuring you're comfy and flexible during all your moves. The elastic waistband stays put, and those flatlock seams make sure chafing is a thing of the past.
Perfect for all your chilly escapades—whether it's skiing, cycling, hiking, running, or training, this suit is ready to be your winter sidekick.
Front Quilted Thermal Jacket
Wrap yourself in the ultimate coziness with this 100% polyester wonder, the Front Quilted Thermal Jacket. The quilted panel in the front is like a warm hug, keeping you toasty, while the side and back panels are all about that breathability and moisture-wicking magic. Dive into the soft, brushed fleece lining that traps heat and sends the cold packing.
With a water-resistant front quilted panel, a fleece-lined hood and thumbholes for maximum protection, two zippered pockets to keep your essentials safe, a full zip closure with a zipper garage, and a curve-hugging slim fit, this jacket is your go-to for hiking, running, and any activity that demands freedom of movement. It's not just a jacket. It's your winter adventure buddy.
Water-Resistant Hooded Puffer Jacket
Meet your winter wardrobe hero – the 100% nylon wonder jacket. The Water-Resistant Hooded Puffer Jacket is packed with 90% soft duck down. It's like wearing a cozy hug that keeps you warm without the weight. Not only is it lightweight, comfortable, and packable, but it's also got that water-resistant superpower.
With a full-zip front, hip coverage for that extra warmth, a hood for the ultimate cold protection, quilted panels to keep everything in place, and a stash-friendly four-pocket design (two zippers on the sides and two big inner pockets), this jacket is your go-to for casual strolls or any outdoor adventure in chilly weather. It's not just a jacket. It's your warmth on the go.
Long-Sleeve Quarter Zip Thermal Tunic Dress
Say hello to warmth with the Long-Sleeve Quarter Zip Thermal Tunic Dress, your new favorite cozy companion. Crafted from 100% polyester, it's a no-pilling, antistatic dream that's not just skin-friendly but also incredibly soft and comfortable. The super-soft polar fleece lining ensures you stay warm and snug.
With a high neck, above knee-length for that extra coverage, long sleeves with elastic cuffs to keep the chills at bay, a spacious kangaroo pocket for warming your hands and stashing essentials, and princess seaming for a flattering silhouette, this dress is the epitome of comfort and style.
Whether you're lounging, running, walking, or diving into any outdoor activity, pair it with leggings or jeans, and you're all set for comfort on the move.
Laureate Thermal Pocketed Leggings
Get ready to fall in love with our Laureate Thermal Pocketed Leggings – a best seller for a reason. Crafted from 87% polyester and 13% spandex, these fleece-lined leggings are not only a soft and comfy dream but have also passed the squat test with flying colors, so no worries about see-through mishaps. The soft, brushed fleece lining is like a warm embrace, keeping you cozy in style.
With a high-rise style, a wide waistband for maximum coverage, an inner drawstring to keep things in place, three handy pockets (two on the sides and a sneaky one in the waistband), flatlock seams to keep chafing at bay, and body-contouring seams that feel like a comforting hug, these leggings are perfect for layering or solo wear.
Whether you're into yoga, running, hiking, cycling, skiing, or ice skating, these leggings are designed to be your go-to for all your active adventures.
Evergreen Fleece-Lined Wide Leg Sweatpants
Meet your winter comfort essential – the Evergreen Fleece-Lined Wide Leg Sweatpants. Crafted with 58% polyester and 42% cotton, these pants are not just warm, they're also super breathable.
Designed for all body shapes with a flattering high-rise style, they come with deep side pockets to fit your essentials and a trendy side slit design for that extra flair, making them a perfect match for fall and winter shoes and boots or as one of your comfortable WFH outfits.
With flatlock seams to keep chafing away, these pants are versatile for running, hiking, cycling, skiing, workouts, yoga, or just rocking them on your everyday adventures. Plus, they make an excellent base layer under ski pants or other trousers. It's comfortable with a side of style, ready for any occasion.
Workleisure Bootcut Pants
Welcome to the ultimate blend of comfort and style with our Workleisure Bootcut Pants from the Workleisure Collection – where athleisure meets work attire in perfect harmony.
Crafted with 87% nylon and 13% spandex, these pants bring the magic of stretch, breathability, and moisture-wicking to your everyday hustle. With a mid-rise fit, four convenient pockets (two on the sides and two at the back), and a flattering bootcut design, these pants are your go-to for business casual vibes, work, travel, interviews, or even a day on the golf course. It's not just a pair of pants. It's your ticket to comfort and style wherever the day takes you.
What else should be in the capsule winter wardrobe?
Curating your minimalist winter capsule wardrobe won't be complete without these other essentials and accessories to brave the winter chills in style.
A cozy and gorgeous coat is a winter wardrobe investment for your comfort and style. The longer and more oversized, the merrier. It's like wrapping yourself in a warm fashion hug that'll have you ready to conquer winter in the chicest way possible.
Winter layers meet their perfect match with wide-leg jeans – the ultimate cozy-chic combo. For that structured silhouette, we suggest going for some snazzy rigid denim. It's a stylish ticket to both comfort and flair during the chilly season.
When it comes to the basics we reach for daily, the trend is all about oversized and boxy silhouettes, especially during winter, when playing with layers and proportions is key.
The comeback of maxi skirts in recent seasons has us thrilled, and we're especially loving how they pair effortlessly with the Evergreen Cotton Half-Zip Pullover. It's a winter-style match made in fashion heaven.
Creating a cozy and stylish winter capsule? It's all about mastering the art of layering and paying attention to accessories.
An oversized scarf is more than just a want. It's a bona fide winter wardrobe essential, seamlessly blending elegance with warmth. Facing the winter weather without it will feel like something's missing. Don't underestimate the power of a stylish, oversized scarf in your seasonal ensemble.
Black Leather Shoulder Bag
No minimalist capsule wardrobe is complete without a reliable handbag that goes with everything, and let's talk about a classic choice— the black leather shoulder bag. It's that timeless companion you'll be rocking all year long. It's the kind of bag that effortlessly fits into any outfit and any season.
#slay the Winter Blues in Baleaf Style
Embarking on a journey of minimalism or just want to declutter? Start with a capsule wardrobe—it's like giving your closet a refreshing makeover and making space for what truly matters. Here's to simplicity and intentional living.
And for the ultimate winter survival tip, don yourself with our All Fleece-Lined collection, the absolute game-changer.
Whether you're hitting the gym, busting out some yoga moves, or braving the chill for an early morning hike, the right thermal wear is your secret weapon.
We've got you covered with everything from fleece-lined leggings and comfy sweatpants to toasty thermal jackets and base layers. These top picks are your ticket to extra coziness and warmth all season long.