31 Clothing Items That’ll Help You Build The Capsule Wardrobe Of Your Dreams


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This comfy toque with over 20,000 reviews that’s been taking social media by storm. Chances are, you’ve seen someone wearing this hat, and for good reason! The comfy rib knit conforms to your head for a cozy fit, and with 19 neutral colours to choose from, you really can’t go wrong.


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Reviewers are obsessed! They describe this toque as ultra warm, super comfortable, and they love how they keep their shape after repeat wears.

Get it on Amazon Canada for $13.99+ (available in 19 colours).

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A pair of classic Levi’s jeans that’s a bonafide wardrobe staple. The timeless wash will continue to look great, season after season! And they’ll look just as great at the office (if you work in a place with a lax dress code) as they will on the weekend.


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Because these jeans have a hint of stretch, I’d be careful when washing, because excessive heat can damage the elastic fibres. It’s best to wash in cold water and lay flat to dry!

Get a pair on Amazon Canada for $35.54+ (available in seven washes, in sizes 26-34, and in short, regular, and long lengths).

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A semi-casual wrap dress that’ll look just as chic paired with flat sandals as it will at the next summer wedding. The belted waist is universally flattering, while the knee slit makes it easy AND breezy.


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Lightweight cotton is blended with polyester to create a beautiful, drape-y effect.

Get it on Amazon Canada for $29.99+ (available in nine colours, and in sizes XS-XXL).

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These light and easy camisoles that are perfect for layering. They have adjustable straps so you know you’ll always have a perfect fit!


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Camisoles are a quick and easy way to add an extra layer for warmth, adjust the neckline on a top, or even to wear on its own with a pretty pair of shoes once the weather gets a bit warmer.

Get a set of four on Amazon Canada for $24.30+ (available in nine packs, and in sizes XS-XXL).

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A cozy waffle-knit henley that’ll take you from wrapping yourself in a parka to cozying up by a bonfire come summer. The soft fabric acts like a bit of a thermal, making it a really lightweight layer to throw in your bag in case you get chilly.


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The dropped shoulders give it a modern update, while keeping things ultra comfortable.

Get it on Amazon Canada for $23.99+ (available in three colours, and in sizes S-XL).

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A super-soft mock neck top that looks just as good tucked into jeans as it does under a blazer. The higher neck makes it office-appropriate, without being too ~stiff~ to wear out for Saturday night drinks.


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This elevated basic is made of a luxe jersey fabric that drapes over the body without clinging.

Get it on Amazon Canada for $18+ (available in seven colours, and in sizes XS-XXL).

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This classic white tee that’s long enough to wear with leggings. The elongated hem maximizes versatility, so you can wear this top over and over and over again.


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Reviewers say the fabric is comfortable and thin, without being transparent, and holds it shape after multiple washes.

Get it on Amazon Canada for $22 (available in seven colours, and in sizes XS-XXL).

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A comfy oversized sweater that’ll make you feel like you’re wrapped in a cozy blanket while keeping you warm in your frigid office. With just a touch of wool, it won’t irritate your skin.


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The slightly cropped silhouette is perfect for higher-waisted bottoms — perfect for achieving the coveted French tuck.

Get it on Amazon Canada for $38.99+ (available in 15 colours, and in sizes XS-XXL).

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A summer dress that’s an easy one-and-done outfit when the temperatures skyrocket. The flattering silhouette works on all body types, while the adjustable straps ensure a comfortable fit.


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Plus, the delicate floral print is super cute, too!

Get it on Amazon Canada for $28.99+ (available in ten prints, and in sizes S-XXXL).

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A cute graphic T-shirt that you’ll reach for time and time again. It pairs well with brunch, and also casual dates in the park.


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It’s made of 100% cotton, too, so it’s ultra breathable.

Get it on Amazon Canada for $16.99 (available in sizes S-M).

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A long-line cardigan that can also be worn undone for a more relaxed look. The classic knit will never look outdated, and if you ever get bored, give it a quick update with some funky buttons.


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This neat cardi will keep you from freezing your bum off now, and can be tossed over your fave sundress later. It might pill a little bit, so make sure you have a fabric shaver on hand, just in case.

Get it on Amazon Canada for $42.99 (available in 12 colours, and in sizes XS-XXL).

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A black turtleneck that’ll serve you for many years to come. Wear it under a blazer for an easy polished look, or layer it over a skirt with some knee boots to give it some extra ~zhuzh~. No closet is complete without it.


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It has a slightly looser fit, so you can layer it with ease. Reviewers say this guy is great quality at an awesome price, too!

Get it on Amazon Canada for $29.99+ (available in nine colours, and in sizes XS-XXL).

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A quintessential LBD (that’s “Little Black Dress,” if you were wondering) that’ll make getting dressed in the morning even easier. It looks great over tights, with booties, paired with heels, or even a pair of sneakers, and can be transformed from casual to chic with just a few accessories.


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You can also throw on a patterned belt if you want to cinch the waist a bit.

Get it on Amazon Canada for $25.99+ (available in 31 colours and prints, and in sizes XXS-XXXXXL).

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A sharp blazer that’ll keep you looking polished when you’re feeling anything but. It’ll even jazz up a plain T-shirt!


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The longer hem means you can even wear it with a tunic or a dress. Is there anything this blazer CAN’T do?

Get it on Amazon Canada for $15.99 (available in eight colours, and in sizes XS-XXXXXL).

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A pair of crisp trousers that’ll help you feel comfortable but polished at your next interview or office function. The stretchy fabric means you won’t feel cramped or squished while sitting at your desk, either.


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Reviewers LOVE the fit! Many of them have returned to purchase multiple pairs after trying them.

Get a pair on Amazon Canada for $7.86+ (available in 19 colours, and in sizes 2-20, and in short, petite, long, and medium lengths).

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A comfy sweatshirt that’ll be the cherry on top of your loungewear ensemble. Each one is made of recycled plastic water bottles, too, so you can feel good knowing you’re helping the environment.


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The special pill-resistant fabric ensures that this sweatshirt will keep looking great, no matter how many cottage weekends, lazy Sundays, or casual brunches you wear it to.

Get it on Amazon Canada for $12.50+ (available in 17 colours, in sizes S-XXXXXL, and in two multi-pack options).

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A plaid flannel shirt that’ll take you from brunch to hiking to casual drinks at the bar. This true flannel is brushed and ultra soft — just avoid popping this in the dryer!


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My favourite feature is the chambray lining at the cuffs and collar, which elevates this shirt from lumberjack chic to just chic.

Get it on Amazon Canada for $29.98 (available in seven patterns, and in sizes S-XXL).

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Some touchscreen leather gloves, so your fingers won’t freeze while you’re surfing the ‘gram at the bus station. Plus, these are way more stylish than the mittens your grandmother knit you last year for Christmas (sorry, Nana).


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The Nappa leather is buttery soft, too!

Get a pair on Amazon Canada for $39.99 (available in sizes S-XXL, two colours and two styles).

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These classic wire-framed sunglasses that’ll block out harmful UVA and UVB rays and filter out sunlight glare. Winter sun may be scarce, but don’t be fooled!


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Reviewers have been pleasantly surprised by these, saying the quality and comfort rivals higher-end eyewear.

Get a pair on Amazon Canada for $18.99+ (available in five colours).

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This classic denim jacket that’ll complete your Canadian tuxedo. You can wear it as a mid-layer now, and as a jacket come springtime.


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Its slightly tapered fit creates a more flattering silhouette, and with just a hint of spandex, you’ll never feel restricted or confined.

Get it on Amazon Canada for $38.99+ (available in sizes S-XL, and in two colours).

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This oversized sweatshirt tunic dress that’s great for those days when just the thought of getting out of bed is exhausting, or when you want to be comfortable but still put together. And it has pockets!!!


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Get it on Amazon Canada for $19.37+ (available in sizes S-XXXL, in 13 colours, and in v-neck or crew neck options).

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Some plain T-shirts that’ll help create a solid foundation for your next outfit. The colours are neutral enough to pair with virtually anything, while the sleek fit won’t look bulky or sloppy.


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Reviewers say these tees are long enough to fully cover the belly, without being so long as to bunch up. Some reviewers have also mentioned they may shrink a bit in the wash, so just keep that mind.

Get a pack of five on Amazon Canada for $19.99+ (available in two colour packs, and in sizes S-XXL).

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A pair of skinny black jeans that’ll go with literally every outfit. These ones are ultra stretchy, which means they won’t pinch, roll, or bag at the knees.


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Plus, they have specially contoured pockets to give your booty extra bounce.

Get a pair on Amazon Canada for $35.03+ (available in 35 colours, and in sizes 1-24), or check out a men’s version here.

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This packable down coat that’s one of the most versatile items to have in your closet, especially if you live in a place with all four seasons. It’s great for travel, or as an emergency layer to keep in your bag for when the afternoon weather turns unexpectedly gross.


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It’s water-repellant, and has zip pockets so you never have to worry about losing your keys or your phone. It also has stretch tape inside the cuffs and hem to keep that pesky winter wind out.

Get it on Amazon Canada for $79.39+ (available in sizes XS-XXXL, and in eight colours).

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This oversized scarf that you can wrap around your neck during the chilly months, and reuse later as a shawl. The peachy-pink shade is exceptionally flattering, too!


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Plus, it looks comfy as heck.

Get it on Amazon Canada for $23.99.

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A pleated A-line skirt that’ll help add some polish to a simple top. The silhouette is universally flattering, extremely breezy, and works with just about any shoe.


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The elastic waistband will keep you feeling comfortable all day long! And reviewers say it’s an excellent dupe for higher-end brands.

Get it on Amazon Canada for $34.99+ (available in 15 colours, and in sizes S-XXL).

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A suede moto jacket that can act as a cooler alternative to a blazer on the days you’re feeling rebellious, and will look awesome layered over graphic tees once the weather starts warming up.


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I’m very moto-vated to get one of these for myself!

Get it on Amazon Canada for $61.18+ (available in eight colours, and in sizes XS-L).

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A classic cashmere sweater that’ll last you for years and years. The two-ply cable knit resists pilling, and keeps you feeling ultra cozy.


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Reviewers say the fit is very generous, and feels great against the skin. And cashmere is naturally hypoallergenic!

Get it on Amazon Canada for $78+ (available in seven colours, and in sizes S-XL).

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A pair of simple black leggings that you can wear to your next Barre class, or just under an oversized sweater with a pair of knee-high boots when regular pants are just…no.


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The dense fabric is specially designed for maximum coverage, so you won’t have to worry about flashing someone your undies the next time you’re in downward dog. Plus, the wide waistband won’t bunch or slip down, either!

Get a pair on Amazon Canada for $24.99+ (available in 21 styles, and in sizes XS-XXL).

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This easy-breezy white button-down shirt that you can style as an oversized tunic, a bathing suit cover-up, or even wear it to bed. The airy fabric makes it great for all seasons — whether you’re layering it under a sweater in the winter, or tossing it over a pair of denim shorts in the summer.


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If you’re looking for a more tailored fit, you can find a great option here.

Get it on Amazon Canada for $27.99+ (available in four colours, and in sizes S-XL).

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And lastly, this bestselling and super warm down coat that basically guarantees endless compliments all winter long. The oversized fit means there’s plenty of room for bulky sweaters, and it’s long enough to cover your butt and prevent that icy breeze from creeping up.


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Reviewers love the details of this coat: the side zippers make sitting comfortable and easy, and the sherpa-lined hood keep your head protected from the elements. Be sure to check out BuzzFeed’s full review of this jacket here.

Get it on Amazon Canada for $186.99+ (available in six colours, and sizes XXS-XXL).

Say hello to your new look, darlings!

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