Category Archives: Capsule wardrobe

Personal Style and Capsule Planning 


Daylight savings happened this past weekend, and It’s hitting us hard at the Ullrich home.  Today’s been one of those days that I just can’t seem to get anything to go smoothly, and the running around doesn’t seem to be slowing down. It’s on days like today that COMFORT and UTILITY are both total necessities when it comes to clothing.  

As a momma I’ve come to the realization that heels and delicate clothing just isn’t conducive to my lifestyle right now, and that’s ok.  I’m all about COMFORT, but still want to be PRESENTABLE and feminine—  I’ve come to call that style “comfy chic”.  Knowing this has helped me SO MUCH in planning my capsule wardrobe… when figuring out what pieces to keep or replace, everything is filtered through a ” COMFORT” and then ” utility” lense.  It literally makes my life so much easier!! I used to buy clothing ALL THE TIME that I thought were so cute and thought I’d wear all the time. The reality was if it didn’t work with my daily life, it never got worn. I may have worn it once or twice, but I always reached for what would be the most comfortable and would be functional for bending over and picking up children all day.  

Finding your personal style is absolutely essential to enjoying a capsule wardrobe in my opinion. Without it, you’ll have a mish mosh of items that STILL don’t really go together, and you’ll still be feeling like there’s nothing to wear. 

Pinterest (also known as the adult babysitter) is an amazing place to find inspiration for creative ways to use your pieces that you already have, and find your personal style.  I refer here all the time especially if I start to get “bored” of the same outfits.  There’s always some creative new pairing that sparks my interest.

Let me know if finding your personal style helped you enjoy your capsule wardrobe more 🙂 

follow me on instagram for daily “comfy chic” outfit ideas from my capsule! @jana.ullrich

Thanks for reading!

-Jana 

The Spring Capsule Wardrobe Has Sprung!

Spring is just around the corner and that means transitioning into the warmer weather clothing. I get so excited for spring– I love getting in touch with my super feminine side by sporting skirts and dresses- they’re so easy to style and so comfy!!  I usually go about planning my wardrobe about a month in advance… that way it gives me time to purchase the items I want to add or replace.  

    So far I’m pretty happy with my wardrobe, with a few changes I plan on making.  I’ll be replacing the boots with white sneakers (converse I think?), and the vintage statement ring with a set of stackable silver/gold dainty rings. I’d also like to add a super small link dainty bracelet. As much as I love a statement piece, I’ve come to realize that I never wear them because they usually just get in the way.  Low profile jewelry is the way to go for momma life, and for anyone else that leads a very active life. SO that is my spring wardrobe! I’ll be posting how I pair these pieces together on my instagram: @jana.ullrich

    Let me know if you’re planning a capsule wardrobe!

    Thanks so much for reading! 

    -Jana