Find your ultimate winter capsule wardrobe, neutral winter outfits, and minimalist clothing to wear this winter season. We’ve compiled our favorite winter capsule wardrobe collections, as well as our favorite sustainable minimalist clothes to help you choose and incorporate with various chic style clothing.
You can select a variety of options if you’ve been planning on transitioning into dressing more minimalist clothing winter capsule wardrobe, and intentionally making some changes in your style, or if you just want to start decluttering your existing clothes and starting with fresh French style neutral outfits.
There is no rule or a set number of minimalist clothing pieces that should be included in your winter capsule wardrobe. When it comes to wearing clothes and selecting the right colors, styles, and fabrics for our body types, we all have different preferences.
Winter Capsule Wardrobe Neutral Winter Outfits: Sustainable Minimalist Clothes
1. Minimalist Long Sleeve T-Shirts Women: Winter Capsule Wardrobe Tops
Below, you’ll find a selection of fitted and relaxed minimalist long sleeve t-shirts for women and long sleeve tops, which are essential tops for layering underneath warm and stylish cardigans or sweaters.
1.1. White Fitted Crewneck Long Sleeve T-Shirts For Women
This white crewneck ribbed long sleeve t-shirt for women is your white winter capsule wardrobe staple made from viscose, spandex, and cotton that’s soft and comfortable against the skin due to its lightweight fabric that stretches to fit your body.
The crisp crewneck will keep you looking chic, professional, and put together at the office or on days when you’re not feeling like wearing a jacket. Pair with your work trousers for an effortless yet stylish look.
This ribbed long-sleeve tee has it all, with just the right amount of stretch to flaunt your curves in the most flattering way possible.
The crewneck cuts a sharp line, while the long sleeves make it suitable for layering under cardigans, sweaters, coats, jackets, and loose tops. Wear it with dressy pants or leggings for an ultra-chic look that’s sure to turn heads wherever you go.
1.2. White Loose Crewneck Long Sleeve T-Shirt For Women
This chic and classic white loose crewneck long-sleeved t-shirt for women is made from cotton and has a relaxed fit, making it comfortable to wear when you need to look smart, and perfect for layering with other pieces this winter.
A simple, classic long sleeve tee is a wardrobe staple, chic, and effortlessly stylish. Lightweight, soft cotton construction cut in a loose-fitting silhouette offers all-day comfort with an effortlessly cool style.
1.3. Beige Rib Knit Square Neck Long Sleeve T-Shirt For Women: Parisian Style Top
A wardrobe staple, the long sleeve Rib Knit Square Neck T-shirt is a versatile addition to your winter capsule wardrobe. Designed with comfort in mind, the soft cotton blend feels light and easy against your skin as you wear it all day long.
With an easy fit, this versatile top can be worn with jeans or pants for the perfect street style casual look, or a work outfit with a skirt to dress up and for your weekend look.
The simple design also looks great on its own, but the long sleeves lend it an extra touch of elegance whenever you need to step things up.
The soft fabric ensures maximum comfort with added stretch for movement. Style with black jeans and ankle boots for a chic everyday look.
The perfect stylish wardrobe capsule long sleeve shirt for winter. The rib knit at the neck and sleeves gives the long sleeve T-shirt a stylish look and smooth comfortable fit. It is perfect for layering and pairing with any bottom to create a simple yet fashionable look.
1.4. Light Beige Classic Crewneck Long Sleeve T-Shirt For Women’s Winter Capsule Wardrobe
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This essential light beige classic crewneck long sleeve t-shirt for women features a slightly oversized fit.
It’s made of 100% cotton, which is extremely soft on the skin, making it a perfect winter capsule wardrobe top to layer and pair with different outfits.
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This long sleeve t-shirt can easily be dressed up for work with chic trousers, or wear it to complete a casual street style look with jeans, pants, leggings, and sneakers this winter season.
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1.5. Long Sleeve Blouse Shirt For Work & Street Style Wear: Stylish Capsule Winter Wardrobe
Take your Parisian style look to the next level with this playful yet polished ensemble.
The boxy fit is both stylish and comfortable for work or weekend strolls. Classic safari detailing plus an on-trend balloon sleeve make this blouse shirt the perfect complement to your winter capsule work wardrobe.
Expertly cut for a loose, relaxed fit, this shirt is crafted in our lustrous lightweight twill fabric and designed with chest pockets that flatter your silhouette. The boxy fit, button-down collar, and point sleeves lend it a casual air that’s enhanced by the button-down long sleeves.
1.6 Turtle Neck Ribbed Top For Women: Classic Capsule Winter Wardrobe French Style
A soft and warm, yet cozy, chic, casual, and sophisticated Turtleneck Ribbed Top to add to your street-style winter capsule wardrobe.
Made of soft cotton, polyester, and spandex blend fabric is thin and breathable, so you’ll be able to easily layer, and wear it comfortably all day long.
It’s not too thin that it shows skin when tucked into a pair of jeans, but also not too thick that it won’t layer nicely under a cardigan, sweater, or blazer. The fit is form-fitting without being tight or constricting.
Turtleneck ribbed top is a perfect long sleeve shirt for winter. It’s form-fitting and warm, this perfect long sleeve shirt is easy to wear and pair with sweaters and jackets over, making it the best layering piece for any outfit in your French-style winter closet.
The sleeves aren’t too long, resting at the base of the palm so it doesn’t bother you when you move around, making it perfectly comfortable to wear all day for work, or your weekend Parisian, or New York street style wear.
With a silky smooth feel and a flattering shape, this turtleneck ribbed top is the perfect must-have addition to your capsule winter wardrobe.
The uniquely textured fabric creates a sophisticated look that pairs well with jeans, leggings, and trousers. The fit is relaxed and comfortable while still being form-fitting.
2. Winter Capsule Sweaters
2.1 Banana Republic Italian Merino Cable-Knit Sweater For Winter Capsule Wardrobe
The impeccably soft, Italian merino cable-knit sweater is knitted from yarn that’s rich in color and spun by an Italian mill.
It has a crew neck, relaxed fit, almost oversized sleeves designed to keep you warm through the coldest months. Perfect for layering under oversized knitwear or outerwear coats, and jackets, as it’s incredibly soft and will become one of your favorite sweater wardrobe staples.
The Italian Merino Cable-Knit Sweater is the kind of sweater you’ll want to live in all winter long. The cozy crewneck, relaxed fit, and dropped shoulder cut make it feel like your favorite old sweater, while the wide sleeves and textured pattern give it an updated look.
The Italian Merino Cable-knit Sweater is the ultimate winter wardrobe staple. The sweater is made of fine, soft Italian merino wool that’s luxurious to the touch and designed to keep you warm during the coldest months.
This is the best winter capsule sweater wardrobe as you can easily wear it over a collared shirt with jeans or dress pants for a professional look for work or business meetings, or under a blazer for an elegant evening out.
2.2 Best Cashmere Turtleneck Sweater For Winter Capsule Wardrobe Parisian Style
This winter season, wear the Cashmere Turtleneck Sweater from Banana Republic’s new collection to complete your look with effortless sophistication. Crafted from a luxurious 100% cashmere, this sweater is the epitome of chic.
The timeless style is ideal for cooler weather and can easily be dressed up or down depending on your needs. Perfect for business trips or going out with friends, this versatile sweater is a winter capsule wardrobe staple that will never go out of style!
For an effortlessly chic look, layer it over a long-sleeve t-shirt, blouse, shirt, and pair it with pants, or trousers for formal attire, and jeans, or leggings for a cool and casual street style vibe. It’s expertly cut to maintain its relaxed fit and enhance its comfort, while the soft material keeps you warm without too much bulk.
From the most sought-after fabric in the world, this cashmere turtleneck sweater is a timeless staple for any woman’s wardrobe. Crafted with care and precision by expert hands and made from 100% cashmere, you’ll delight in its supreme softness and luxurious drape that will feel like a second skin.
This cashmere turtleneck sweater is a great staple to add to your capsule winter wardrobe. It’s soft and warm without being too heavy or hot, perfect for layering. Pair it with mid to lower rise jeans or high waisted jeans and boots or sneakers.
The sweater is very soft and warm without feeling heavy or hot, perfectly fitting with fall and winter weather. A little thicker than some cashmere sweaters but not as thick as a typical sweater.
This is the best cashmere turtleneck sweater for winter. This simple and chic cashmere sweater has a loose fit and is incredibly soft, with all-over ribbed stitch detailing and a straight hem. It’s a Parisian style sweater you can wear with everything from your casual outfits to work outfits.
2.3 Sustainable Warm Ribbed Turtleneck Sweater For Capsule Winter Wardrobe Parisian Chic Style
This ribbed turtleneck sweater is the best sustainable sweater for layering with multiple pieces to maintain stylish and warm throughout the winter.
This is crafted with LENZING ECOVERO, an innovative, sustainable, and breathable fiber derived from certified renewable wood sources. That’s produced with eco-friendly in mind using methods that reduce water impact and emissions by up to 50%, as compared to traditional viscose.
This is the best stylish sweater for layering this winter, whether you’re slipping it under a blazer for work or over a collared shirt and jeans on the weekend, or underneath a warm long coat for work, travel, street style wear for colder months.
This Parisian chic sweater is eco-friendly and brings modern minimalist style to your fall to winter neutral outfit wardrobe. Versatile enough for both workwear and casual street style, the Ribbed Turtleneck Sweater is an essential basic.
2.4 Parisian Style Sezane Merino Wool Sweater: Breathable & Lightweight Sweater For Winter
For a refined and ultra-feminine silhouette, slip into the Parisian style Sezane merino wool sweater. This jumper is crafted from a high-quality 100% merino wool which offers a high level of softness and breathability.
With its slightly chic ballooned shape and sophisticated knit style, this lightweight sweater will bring a touch of Parisian charm to your look as well as ensure heat retention over the colder months.
If you’re looking for a versatile and classy piece of winterwear, the Parisian style merino wool is what you need for layering. It has a high-quality knit that gets better with every wear, and it’s lightweight enough to wear over a shirt or under a blazer, a thicker sweater, or a long coat to increase warmth.
The round neckline, a closed-by button placket, long sleeves, and 100% merino wool make it perfect for chilly Parisian, New Yorker, Italian winter days, or wherever you’re living and traveling this winter season.
With a chic slight balloon shape and sophisticated knit style, it will bring a stylish charm to you wherever you go. And the long sleeves and round neckline make it more practical for daily wear while keeping you feeling comfortable and looking chic during the colder months.
A chic, simple, stylish, everyday jumper sweater that will take you seamlessly from the office to dinner. Wear with mid-thigh boots, Chelsea boots, and a scarf for a Parisian chic vibe.
3. Minimalist Coats & Jackets
3.1 Sezane Parisian Wool Coat For Winter: Minimalist Coat For Work, Travel & Street Style
The Sezane Johnson Coat in neutral Camel pairs well with everything you love and everything you own. The elegant silhouette is easy to style; just pair it with a simple long sleeve top and jeans for a casual look or dress it up for work with a long sleeve blouse, cashmere top, and boots.
This wool coat features a chic straight cut with details and a double-breasted closure. Wear over your favorite weekend outfit for an effortless look or pair it with your best work attire for impact. You’ll be looking ready for anything in this stylish coat from Sezane!
This warm and stylish coat is the perfect choice when you need to look polished and professional. The minimalist cut and design elevate any outfit, from a relaxed pair of jeans to a tailored pantsuit.
It features fully lined, mid-length sleeves that create a classic silhouette and it has an elegant straight cut that pairs perfectly with any full range of women’s shirts.
The Sezane Parisian coat is a perfect example of modern elegance. The soft, neutral colors and clean lines are refined and elegant, making it the ideal winter coat for any occasion.
Whether you’re headed to the office, an important meeting or simply need an outfit for your day-to-day life, and a street-style coat, this chic staple will keep you stylish and warm for the winter and fall.
This design offers top-notch quality with a sleek feel and style, combining everything from its chic cut to its flattering style with the materials used: a wool blend and a combination of polyamide, acetate, and viscose that are so soft you’ll never want to take it off.
On top of that, the silhouette was designed with extra warmth in mind, there’s quite a bit of fabric in the back for protection against chilly winds.
3.2 Everlane’s Minimalist Long Puffer Jacket: Stylish Water Resistant Coat
This Everlane long puffer jacket is water-resistant made of 100% recycled fabric, including 60% Renewed Plastics. This jacket is designed to keep you warm and dry with a hidden drawstring waist for a flattering cinched-in look.
The outer shell is water-resistant and the inner shell contains 100% recycled PrimaLoft insulation to keep you warm whether you’re outside or at your desk.
The long design and hood protect from cold winds while the minimalist design and hidden drawstring waist give you an effortless, stylish look. Pair this jacket with jeans, leggings, or even comfy pants for easy weekend wear.
The fully adjustable hood and the cinching drawstring waist allow for the ultimate comfort, making this jacket ideal for long walks in the rain or cozy nights at home curled up on the couch with a good book.
3.3 French Connection Minimalist Faux Shearling Midi Coat For Winter
Featuring a chic and classic design, this midi coat is perfect for any occasion. Crafted from soft and lightweight faux shearling fabric, it has an elegant faux wrap-effect waist, a notch lapel, button front closure, and two spacious side pockets.
Wear it to the office with your fitted pencil skirt or leggings or wear it over jeans with sneakers or boots on a casual day out with friends.
Designed intentionally to be incredibly soft and lightweight, this coat is practically begging to be worn in the fall and winter seasons. And with its sleek silhouette, you’ll look effortlessly stylish no matter where your day takes you.
This chic Parisian coat will give your outfit an extra polished look, and the high-quality faux shearling and polyester lining will keep you toasty warm.
This minimalist teddy fur coat is a stunning piece that’s created for women who want to take their style to a whole new level. Whether you’re dressing for work or going out with friends, this lovely coat has all the styles of designer coats at a fraction of the cost.
This sophisticated faux shearling coat also has a wide range of styling possibilities, allowing it to be worn in so many ways. Wear it open or closed over stylish outfits as you transition from day to night with ease.
4. Comfortable Chic Pants & Jeans For Winter Capsule Wardrobe
4.1 Best Cotton Jeans For Capsule Winter Wardrobe: Parisian Sezane Denim Jeans
Parisian Sezane denim jeans Eco-friendly brutt is so chic, comfortable, and elegant, alternative to your old jeans. The high-quality denim jeans are made of 99% organic cotton, with 1% elastane in Morocco.
This allows the jeans to be more flexible, while retaining their shape over time, keeping wear after wear. You will stand out with this pair of jeans on your legs.
Sezane Eco-Friendly Brutt Denim Jeans are the best basic jeans for a capsule winter wardrobe. It’s a truly versatile piece, comfortable and stylish high-waisted jeans will be a perfect complement to any cool-weather outfit.
Sezane Brutt jeans are the most eco-friendly and sustainable jeans on the market. They are designed and manufactured by Sezane, a French Premium denim brand, in Paris, France. The denim is soft to the touch, has a high-waisted cut for comfort and style.
4.2 Parisian Style High-Waisted Straight Pants Trousers: Neutral Winter Outfits
Be at the peak of fashion in these classy high-waisted straight pants. The perfect pants for a professional yet modern woman. With the Parisian style high-waisted straight pants trousers you can get to work or run errands in style.
They come in a straight design accentuating your curves. The light fabric gives you a comfortable feel and the zipper and one button fastening enable you to easily put them on. Put these stylish pants together with a white beige top sweater and boots for an elegant look, and comfy feel.
The Mango woman is committed, she’s committed to her style, to her family, and her job. She wears high-waisted pants because she knows that they’re the most flattering fit for women who want to look professional yet feminine.
These high-waisted pants are comfy, stylish, and practical. Perfect for your ultimate capsule winter wardrobe on the go, for formal wear, and office work. They’re made of light fabric so you can move freely with total comfort.
Made from high-quality fabric in a luxe, neutral tone, these tapered pants are designed to last for years. Keep them in your winter work wardrobe to pair with everything from classic tees to printed blouses.
4.3 Mango Black Belt Straight-Fit Trousers: Sustainable Minimalist Clothing
These elegant, smooth black high-waisted pants are a timeless staple of any wardrobe. The straight cut combined with the adjustable belt ensures an elegant fit that works for women of all shapes and sizes. The deep side pockets allow you to store your items safely while the loop detail on the back makes them easily accessible.
The Mango Straight-Fit Pants are an elegant, neutral piece that can be worn in many different ways. Wear them with a beige top and black boots to the office or with a floral top on your next vacation. Must-have black trousers for every woman’s winter capsule closet!
What’s not to love about the Mango Straight-Fit Pants? They’re super comfortable, functional for work, travel, street style, or weekend pants for winter, and easy to match with pretty much anything.
These are truly versatile pieces that will get you through seasons after seasons of outfits you love, outfits that feel good on your body, outfits that are designed to last without sacrificing style.
Be sharp and elegant in these black high-waisted pants. These pants feature adjustable belt loops, two sides pockets, and a belt that can be worn straight or at the waist length. Combined with one of our recommended winter tops above, this pair of black pants will have you looking your best to impress on any occasion.
You’re off to an important business meeting or date with your significant other, so you want to look your very best. That’s why it’s time to throw out those old black pants you’ve been wearing and buy these straight-fit black pants instead.
These pants are chic, sleek, stylish, and sure to impress on any occasion, at work, or while traveling and sightseeing. The high rise adds a flattering touch, while the belt loops give you some extra room if needed. They may be basic pants, but they are made of durable fabric that will last for years or more wearings.
As a bonus, they’re made from sustainable fibers produced using environmentally-conscious practices, making these stylish black pants an investment you can feel good about for your ultimate capsule winter wardrobe.
Mango is the outcome of a meeting between professionals, experts, and casual street style wear in an international context, whose objective is to manufacture clothing with the highest quality standards, offering impeccable design and comfort.
Mango draws its inspiration from simplicity, functionality, and elegance which are key elements of their collections. They put great value on sustainability both in manufacturing processes as well as in eco-consciousness, selecting materials that are produced using sustainable fibers or processes.
4.4 Best Tummy Control Leggings For Capsule Winter Wardrobe
These tummy control leggings for capsule winter wardrobe are so buttery soft. With their compression waist over the belly button, high-waisted leggings, hidden waistband pocket, and supportive design, they’ll take you everywhere, from walking around the city to your favorite café to the yoga studio.
Plus, they’re so comfortable that you’ll feel like wearing them every day. These high-quality leggings are lightweight and breathable and will keep you protected during every pose and movement.
These are our favorite pair of leggings. They fit well and they stay put, no matter what kind of exercise you do or how many times you go to the bathroom. The waistband is comfortable and won’t dig in or leave marks on your skin.
The fabric feels buttery soft and smooth with just the right amount of stretch. There are four-way stretch, sweat-wicking fabric that moves with you, even during your toughest workouts (and also keeps your butt dry while sitting on public transportation).
Get your sleek on. These tummy control leggings and butt-lifting leggings are capsule winter wardrobe essentials designed to keep you looking fresh, even when the temps drop.
These supportive, buttery soft leggings stay put that will give you coverage and comfort as you move during your movements or throughout your day. Whether it’s for yoga, pilates, barre, or other athletic activities- these leggings are perfect for them all. And don’t worry about overworking yourself with this pair because they have sweat-wicking material that will keep you cool and dry when the heat is on.
The great thing about wearing leggings during the winter is that they’re so versatile and so much easier to layer and wear underneath any pants for more warmth so you can wear them all day.
The even better thing? These yoga leggings are so versatile, they’re perfect for a full array of activities, from doing yoga to simply hanging out at home. The ultra-soft material and high-waisted design will keep your tummy tucked in tight without having to worry about whether or not your pants are going to fall.
These high-waisted leggings, invisible waistband, and supportive material will keep you feeling put together for any occasion without the awkwardness of a constricting belt around the midsection.
These buttery soft leggings are also the perfect foundation for any outfit in your closet. Wear them with a sleek blouse and boots or with a loose sweater and sneakers for more of a casual street style.
You’ll feel confident and comfortable, no matter what you wear them with. The bonus? They’re super breathable, sweat-wicking, and squat-proof (phew!).
Enhance your curves with these comfortable and stylish leggings. The buttery soft fabric offers the most flattering fit and gives you a chic and polished silhouette.
5. Minimalist Winter Capsule Shoes
5.1 Minimalist & Classic Black High Shaft Riding Boots For Winter & Fall
With a passion for fashion, these classic and minimalist knee-high shaft riding boots in Black are the perfect choice for an elegant, polished look. These are your must-have high boots for layering leggings or skinner jeans underneath to keep you warm all day long.
These French style boots are crafted from breathable waterproof leather or suede uppers and a round toe. To keep your feet warm and dry, they’ve designed them with a microfiber lining that breathes and wicks moisture away.
Also, constructed with a TPR rubber outsole offering a flexible and durable fit, memory foam insole for cushioning, providing all-day cushioning to soothe tired feet, as well as an inside zipper that allows you to easily slip them on.
The block heel design also provides stability and comfort as you walk, they’re guaranteed to be your new favorite boots.
Whether you’re headed off to the office or out with friends, they pair perfectly with your favorite skinny jeans and street style outfits.
These are designed with a minimalistic silhouette with all the details. The waterproof leather or suede uppers and microfiber lining ensure an optimal fit, comfort, and breathability all day long.
5.2 Minimalist & Stylish Ankle Boots For Fall & Winter
A sleek and simple ankle bootie with a chic, ultra-minimalist silhouette. This versatile ankle boot features a round toe and a sleek silhouette that transitions effortlessly from work to weekend to after-dark events.
With inside zip for easy entry and exit, this eye-catching boot is crafted with leather or suede uppers, a stacked heel, and a leather pull tab at the back.
These are your go-to, stylish, and sophisticated ankle boots. Pair them with your favorite jeans and a blazer for work or dress them up with a cocktail dress for an evening out. The Addie Booties by Cole Haan is the perfect pairing of style and comfort, making them ideal for casual or formal wear.
The Addie is sure to become your go-to shoe in no time. Pair it with jeans, leggings, or tights for comfortable style wherever you go.
5.3 Minimalist White Sneakers: Cole Haan GrandPrø Tennis Sneakers
The Cole Haan GrandPrø tennis sneakers are sleek and stylish for travel, everyday casual wear, and work. These comfortable and lightweight sneakers offer a versatile style that is perfect for the office or days on the go.
In a refined white, they’re made from buttery smooth upper leather, and suede and feature a simple lace-up fastening. With an insole made from soft textile material, it provides cushioning and comfort with every step.
The rubber outsole offers excellent traction, while the signature Grand.ØS technology offers flexibility, cushioning, and a lightweight feel during even long walks.
They also feature an EVA footbed and rubber pods on the heel so they’re comfortable to walk in. The midsole is crafted with Grand.ØS technology, meaning they stay soft and pliable while offering support and cushioning.
Wear them with everything from jeans to dresses to elevate your all-year-round fashion favorites! Think of it as a more sophisticated take on the white sneaker trend. The French-inspired sneakers are casually elegant and pair beautifully with everything from pencil skirts to denim to cropped pants.
These clean and classic tennis sneakers are a closet staple. Combined with the sleek look and streamlined design, these stylish white sneakers are ideal for travel to Europe, America, or everyday wear.
So whether you’re walking through the city, sightseeing, traveling, or walking to work, you’ll have the comfort and style to remain comfortable all day with Cole Haan’s comfortable white sneakers.
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