Mini Grey Capsule Wardrobe: 13 Pieces & 24 Outfits

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Learn how to create 24 outfits from only 13 pieces (4 tops, 3 bottoms, 1 dress, 2 outerwear, 2 shoes, and 1 bag) in this grey capsule wardrobe!

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What is a Mini Capsule Wardrobe?

A mini capsule wardrobe is a small collection of clothes picked that can be paired with one another to create different outfits. A mini capsule wardrobe generally consists of less than 25 pieces, lesser than the usual capsule wardrobe. 

A small capsule wardrobe is good for travelers (can also be called a travel capsule wardrobe) and minimalists who like to own fewer clothes. 

How to Create a Mini Capsule Wardrobe?

Lifestyle and needs

Consider your lifestyle and needs. Write the activities and your daily tasks. Make sure to include clothes that are suitable for the occasion. You may also create a mini capsule wardrobe to suit your current needs.

For example, if you are going to college, you are pregnant, mini seasonal capsule wardrobe (spring, summer, fall, winter), or if you are creating a mini color capsule wardrobe (teal capsule wardrobe, burgundy capsule wardrobe or blue capsule wardrobe).

Create a color palette

A color palette will help you create cohesive outfits. In this mini capsule wardrobe, the main color would be grey. Pick neutral or complementary colors for the main color. 

Grey would look great with white and black. The combination looks classy and elegant. You can also learn the perfect color palette based on your skin tone, this is your personal colors

If you want to learn how to build a colorful wardrobe, head on to my colorful capsule wardrobe guide here!

Include the basics

Key pieces like t-shirts, shirts, and jeans are some of the key pieces in capsule wardrobes. They are the foundation of most outfits. Basics are timeless and evergreen. They are also easy to pair with other clothing pieces. 

Choose neutral colors for key pieces as they are timeless and easy to pair. 

Grey Capsule Wardrobe Checklist

In this mini grey capsule wardrobe, the pieces can be paired with one another to create outfits for work and for casual days. 

Here are the things in a grey capsule wardrobe:


  • Button-down shirt
  • Blouse
  • T-shirt
  • Sweater


  • Jeans
  • Trouser
  • Midi skirt


  • Maxi dress


  • Blazer
  • Cardigan


  • Sneakers
  • Loafers


  • Handbag
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13 Pieces in Mini Grey Capsule Wardrobe

1. Button-down shirt

Button down shirts are versatile and easy to style. You can dress it up or dress it down. Shirts can be styled for formal events or casual days. 

2. Blouse

Blouse is another piece that can be dressed up or dressed down. It is suitable for work or for a casual day out.

3. T-shirt

T-shirts are one of the versatile layering piece. It is simple and timeless. There is no wrong way to style a t-shirt. It is straightforward and can be worn with jackets, vests and dresses. 

4. Sweater

Sweaters are a must-have piece during the sweater weather season. It is cozy and comfortable. It is also easy to wear and style. 

5. Jeans

Jeans is a staple piece in any capsule wardrobe. It is evergreen and versatile. Choose a suitable design for your own body shapes. Straight fit jeans or wide leg jeans are few of the examples of timeless design. 

6. Trouser

Trousers can elevate and smarten any look. You can wear them to work or during casual days. Pair it with a sweater and white trainers for casual smart look. 

7. Midi skirt

Midi skirts are stylish and look good on most body shapes. It is also suitable for any occasion.Midi skirts are easy and simple piece but can elevate the whole outfit. 

8. Maxi dress

Choose a timeless and versatile maxi dress that can be worn for different events. Solid colors like black, burgundy or dark green are great as you can style it to any occasions. 

9. Blazer

Blazers can be dressed up or dressed down for formal and casual events. You can also achieve a street style look by pairing it with a set of sweat suits and sneakers. 

10. Cardigan

Cardigans are great during chilly weather. They are also stylish and easy to style. Choose neutral colors as they are easy to match with other colors. 

11. Sneakers

Sneakers are easy to wear and comfortable. They are one of the must-have piece in a capsule wardrobe. You can style it with anything. 

12. Loafers

Loafers can elevate a simple outfit. It is classic and timeless. You can wear it for formal or casual events. 

13. Handbag

A timeless and versatile handbag goes a long way. Choose a quality handbag that can last a long time. A black leather handbag is versatile and a classic piece. 

Grey Outfit Ideas

Here are the breakdowns of 24 outfit combinations from this mini grey capsule wardrobe:

Button-down Shirt Outfit Ideas 

button down shirt outfits from grey mini capsule wardrobe

Sweater Outfit Ideas

sweater outfits from grey mini capsule wardrobe

Blouse Outfit Ideas

blouse outfits from grey mini capsule wardrobe

T-shirt Outfit Ideas

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Maxi Dress Outfit Ideas

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