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The perfect basic wardrobe | The effortless style #1

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I know you've seen my basic wardrobe many times, but this time I'll go through all the items and tell you WHY I have chosen the ones I have. Enjoy! - FOLLOW ME - Bloglovin': https://www.bloglovin.com/blogs/wwwuselesswardrobedk-13963773 Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/useless_dk/ Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.dk/signeh90/ - LINKS (ADLINKS) - Pls. Note that some of these are just similar items due to availability. Also note that most items linked are eco-friendly alternatives - either straight from an eco-brand or from a brand that is improving qualities (organic cotton, recycled polyester etc.). Pls. read my disclaimer for products linked: http://www.uselesswardrobe.dk/disclaimer/ - SHOP MY CLOSET (ADLINKS) - http://www.uselesswardrobe.dk/my-current-capsule-autumn-2017/ - FAQ – ”Where are your necklaces from?”: https://www.glitter.dk/solvsmykker/forgyldt-solv ”Which colour are you wearing on your nails?”: https://www.opi.com/color/nail-lacquer/cajun-shrimp ”What does your tattoos say?”: http://www.uselesswardrobe.dk/ ”How do you curl your hair?”: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XodnWhuSXtY&t=55s Pls. read my disclaimer for products linked: http://www.uselesswardrobe.dk/disclaimer/
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Use Less (1 year ago)
Nude bra is on my shopping list, haha! Thanks to all, can't believe I haven't thought of this <3
Samantha Barron (14 days ago)
Use Less I was going to recommend this as a bra specialist, I'm glad others beat me to it lol
Jenna Lacaria (1 month ago)
Try a red bra instead of nude. I was told by a bra fitter that red surprisingly shows thru even less than nude.
Yes! I think it's necessary. I narrowed my bras down to around 8. ALL of them are multi-way wear bras.
Igflwi67ami4 (6 months ago)
Use Lessy
atarkhuu soyolkhuu (7 months ago)
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Joanna Luiza (5 days ago)
So cool 😊
Fourier (5 days ago)
Do you have any tips on photographing your clothes? Your wardrobe sheets always look so clean! Whenever I try to take photos of flat-lays or clothing hung up, I always find it hard to get the lighting and color balance to look right. Is there a better way than having a designated/professional light to help with the lighting and then adjusting the color balance/levels/etc. in post?
BROTHER TN (6 days ago)
Beautiful pieces! But you’re missing a pair of light brown leather boots/shoes.
Meredith Bunchwa (6 days ago)
First video I have watched and the easiest video I have found about how to create a basic wardrobe. Thank you!
Suzy Queue (17 days ago)
I like this style and dress somewhat like this myself, but I miss the days when women like to dress like women, feminine and lovely. Much of women's fashion looks like men's clothes with a feminine cut or like a homeless person who get clothes from the local charity store.
Marcela Paskova (24 days ago)
My dear, could you please write me the mark of your favourite substantial fashion? I didnt understand it all. I know only cos and other stories. Greetings from Germany.
Reni (27 days ago)
The V-Nect swetter (jumper) looks absolutely fabulous on you!
Cross Eyed Monkeys (28 days ago)
Hi, could you write up your favourite brands please as I couldn't find some of them? Thanks :)
wonhoptoo (1 month ago)
10:00 those shoes !
wonhoptoo (1 month ago)
7:10 your best outfit - those jeans look FABLOUS on you! live in em!
Rhonda W. (1 month ago)
I really enjoyed this video! I have always loved gray! Recently I have been decluttering and redefining my style. I just found some jeans that fit well, and I have been ordering a few T's and tops online. I need to simplify a lot of areas. Love your ideas. I look forward to watching more of your videos. thank you!
Kate Yare (1 month ago)
The heels she picks up at 3:32 are not shown in her basic wardrobe.
Mouna Burchett (1 month ago)
Definitely the best "basic wardrobe" video I have ever watched.
Alessandra Williams (1 month ago)
Great video also because you think about sustainability!
Kimberly Holt (1 month ago)
I rarely wear pants (I don’t even own any!!), I do have some jeggings, if that counts. I wear dresses 99% of the time. And I love color... I don’t know how to do a “basic wardrobe” with all dresses. 😂
Rosa T (1 month ago)
what do you wear at winter?
I can't for the life of me find the perfect black leather jacket I've been looking for 😭
Ilze Semjonova (1 month ago)
Thank you!
Jenna Lacaria (1 month ago)
I've never tried it but I was told by a bra fitter that a red bra is better to wear under a white shirt than white or even nude. Surprisingly red supposedly doesn't show under white and you don't have to make sure it matches your skin tone like you would with a nude bra.
Jane Eyre (1 month ago)
Great ideas.
uncle bob (1 month ago)
you look best in the v neck sweater, it adds up to your femininity.
Quality over quantity...
Cherie Ladkin (2 months ago)
After weeks of research and hesitating I've made a break through after watching your videos - I just basically grabbed the best clothes that I love to wear and moved them to a spare wardrobe, creating a basic sectioned capsule wardrobe. Stage one! Thanks Signe.
Petra Kiefer (2 months ago)
Leatherjacket? Are you really komfortable wearing dead animals? Please think about what you are promoting 😪😪😪
Nonna Dee (2 months ago)
I think these ideas could work for someone in their late sixties...with the exception of the ripped blue jeans...and maybe with a darker finish on the jeans..you really have to maintain a certain dignity when you are older or you risk looking silly...trying too hard to look young backfires...but I do think these other things could work...I think also, when you’re older...nearing 70, I mean...you have be a little dressier..that’s my opinion...I also think that the pink shade that has been so popular lately is a good choice for older skin too...seems to flatter
Yesim Aytekin (2 months ago)
I am transforming everything in my life to be more minimal. I gave away 4 of my pants during this 15min video 😂
Veronica (2 months ago)
this video got me hooked; just subscribed! i really appreciate seeing a style that's got more of a classic unisex vibe that's still flattering for women, which suits me better than a lot of ultra-femme looks out there. i'm also a college student so comfort and practicality are SO important to how i dress, but i still want to look put together. thanks so much for this helpful series!
Aisha Christa (2 months ago)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vC0xtilvBok
kjp551 (3 months ago)
32 pieces?!? Holy Crap! I have like 3200 pieces. I think I need to downsize. Lol
Health & Safety (3 months ago)
I just want your wardrobe!!! It is exactly my style!!! Hope we are same size and shape :) , How much you want for it?
BeccaK (3 months ago)
Love your breton T with that wider white stripe. Can you say where you bought it?
Chantel * (3 months ago)
The only place i ever found clothes that were consistently opaque was in kuwait, the quality was much better. If the clothes were transparent they wouldn’t sell there!
M.S. (3 months ago)
My leather jacket is 14 years old and I don’t consider it old 😂
Greta Lamfel (3 months ago)
If you want a better overview there is an app called My Closet.
MissHeresy (3 months ago)
Did you mention COS as a quality brand?
KatsLife (3 months ago)
Where did you get your biker jacket from? I have a hard time finding a pretty one! 😊
AmishNinjaMaster (3 months ago)
YouTube's algorithm recently recommended this video, so THANK YOU to YouTube - - I may not be the most 'stylish' heterosexual guy on the planet, but your capsule wardrobe in this video was ... On-Point Girl!!! - - Your style PERFECTLY suits your personality ( ... your significant other is truly fortunate; definitely, share this video comment) ... You could make a burlap bag look stylish!!!
Nina Agro (3 months ago)
New subbie here! I know this video is a bit older, but I realllly need to know where to find the jeans you’re wearing in this video. I need all three! I’m very thankful for your tips and have recently been working on building a capsule wardrobe. Thanks again!
bts is kkaepjjang (4 months ago)
Talk less..
June Sketches (4 months ago)
This will definitely help me for when I continue to cull my closet. Thank you!
Bernadette Teaches Music (4 months ago)
you worked so hard on this video! Thank you :) new subbie here!
idalynge (4 months ago)
Er du dansk?
MSN (4 months ago)
happy to see a fashion YouTuber who gives importance to comfort 👍
MsLouisV (4 months ago)
Way too masculine vibes here. Are you saying that awful black dress is feminine? Maybe you’re too cool 😎
Merima Smajic (1 month ago)
MsLouisV I love that black dress. It’s so understated, it’s cool!!
nicole stewart (4 months ago)
I absolutely love this video. Your soooo awesome love you 😘
Annika Yasmin (5 months ago)
thank you so much for this video! ♥️
mrcynthiag mrcynthiag (5 months ago)
What brand jeans are you wearing in this video? I don't see it in your description and they are the type that I've been looking for and can't seem to find. I know this is an older video but hopefully you will check your comments. I'd appreciate it if you would let us know
mrcynthiag mrcynthiag (2 months ago)
+powersv848 thank you, it's unfortunate that she doesn't read or respond to her viewers comments.
mrcynthiag mrcynthiag (3 months ago)
+powersv848 okay thank you. I think she responded back on another video saying they're Levi 501 jeans. So I guess there's some confusion. That's what happens when the owner of the channel doesn't respond to her viewers. Thanks for the tip I'll look at both.
powersv848 (3 months ago)
If you go into the description box, there's a link that says shop my look. Then you can click on each item and it will take you to shop. Light blue Jean's are from Asos.
Maja P (3 months ago)
Me too i want to know but it seems like she’s busy to pay attention to our request
Nina Agro (3 months ago)
mrcynthiag I need to know too! I’ve also been searching for the exact ones! There have been A LOT of returns 😞 I hope she tells us.
А А (5 months ago)
I really really felt in love with Boyfriend jeans!OMG
Emily Brook (6 months ago)
so this is what a quality video looks like!
Deliberately Belinda (6 months ago)
Just came across your video! New subie :) Nice style.
Eu Nice (6 months ago)
I'm like 13 yrs. old only
cherry maniego (6 months ago)
New sub. Helpful 👍
ChristacheLaPistache (6 months ago)
Blah. Too bland.
Maria B (6 months ago)
White t-shirts from Banana Republic are not transparent or shirts from COS either, happy shopping!
G Mos (6 months ago)
It's always easier when you're model thin.
Hannah Gerbing (3 days ago)
What do you want her to do, lol? Become plus sized and remake the video?
uncle bob (1 month ago)
+yeah boi yeah lol true ass
yeah boi (1 month ago)
Bob yeah it is, I'm glad I'm not the only one who cant help feel a little jealous when these thin women talk about their wardrobe. Everything drapes nicely and they can pull off loose and comfy look. Ugh better move on I guess
uncle bob (1 month ago)
it is.
Alison H (6 months ago)
As a 42 yr old white woman Ive had to shy away from wearing grey & white. Both favorite wardrobe colors btw 😔😔But due to the changes in my complexion that has come with age I sadly have had to do myself a favor and stop wearing white and grey. Especially any heathered grey. Ya it’s something that no one really tells you about aging,that my skin tone started to just look really...I dunno...pasty? Washed out maybe? Hard to find the perfect descriptive word. But ya white & grey have become very unflattering on my complexion. Makes me look even MORE pale, flat,full and older. I’ve had to shift to warmer colors that reflect a bit onto my face. Pinks,corals,etc. Anyway my point is this collection of yours is definitely aimed towards a younger woman or darker skin tones)who still have a lil color in their cheeks! ☺️☺️
uncle bob (1 month ago)
That sucks then. One more thing not to look forward to while aging lol.
Wendy Singleton (1 month ago)
uncle bob for me yes even with make up
uncle bob (1 month ago)
ok ladies, are you saying that not even when you wear make up cant you wear those colors anymore?
Wendy Singleton (2 months ago)
Alison H me too ! I'm 47 and things weren't looking too good any more it was when I was trying on a top 1 in blue and 1 in white and the white just washed me out completely. I try and stick to black, dark grey, navy blue as a basic theses days x
lilli (3 months ago)
same thing happened to me with ageing!
Ems Roche (6 months ago)
I am not a dress kind of girl. And I am so happy I found your channel! Cheers from the Philippines!
Meg Jones (6 months ago)
THIS WAS SO HELPFUL!
Brinea Lewis (6 months ago)
Hey! Where do you get your oxfords and black crop pants?
Faye Shi (6 months ago)
I love your necklace at 3:50! What brand is it?!
Symbolic Living (6 months ago)
The thumbnail is totally the 90s look.
Kaydee (6 months ago)
https://www.sexymodest.com/products/brigitte-favorite-v-neck-basic-tee this brand makes white tee shirts with a nude lining under them!
Sumida Ryogoku (7 months ago)
You are gorgeous...
Red Pill Science (7 months ago)
Plain white t shirts that aren't see through: Massimo Dutti.
RA Samaniego (7 months ago)
I tried to make a simulacrum of an online shopping, based on this video, and I found 54 clothing items ^_^ , this kind of video is very useful to me, I wish you can do videos like this based on the seasons...including home clothing, bath clothing too :)
rtm12252 (7 months ago)
You’re very pretty- More feminine the better 👍
Evy Courtney (7 months ago)
Very good about quality versus quantity ....Good tips re eg well fitting....neutral colours can match easily...and accessories can add the colour....I find on the 1st two jackets , the sleeves were too long...half way down your hands....The biker jacket looked nice and the whole outfit gave you a nice shape, too
rhoobie (7 months ago)
So classy ilove it gnx signe😘
Julz Ortega (7 months ago)
This is such a good video and I got some really good ideas from it! Love it! ❤
Judy Ajifu (7 months ago)
I just started watching your videos and love your "pared down" concept of fashion and comfort being a priority! Now I want to go through my closet and get rid of at least 75% of what I haven't touched or worn in years and stick to quality basics. By the way, you'd look great in ANYTHING! Most of us have challenges and your tips are very helpful.
Alysia Van Camp (7 months ago)
Fabulous!
Victoria Greenroyd (7 months ago)
I'm inspired to clean my closet out... after watching this episode. Thanks so much. I'm with you on your color palette and casual preference but not the crew neck..i prefer the boatneck or V- neck. You had both so we aren't far off. Thanks again. Victoria
Veggie Lexa (8 months ago)
Hanes men's white shirts! Just get a small! They come in packs of 3
Ploy Samranjit (8 months ago)
Will you make a video of how to cuffs your jeans?
3menandalady (8 months ago)
great vid! where do you find your feminine button down/button up shirts?
EmtronVenger (8 months ago)
There's always a striped t'shirt 🤷‍♀️
Diane Brennan (8 months ago)
This video was amazing. I finally found someone who has my sense of style you're so helpful in giving ideas and now I can start my capsule wardrobe
Ciliana A (8 months ago)
I just decluttered my whole wardrobe down to basics only while watching this video! Thank you so much for the motivation! I have so much I need to donate now!
Jacqui Whitehouse (8 months ago)
Marks&Spencers T-shirts are not see through I’ve got different styles in them there great quality.
TheProGamer 8567 (8 months ago)
hi . good tips thank you.
delia tee (8 months ago)
I moved to Norway a few years ago and while I love the "effortless" style popular in scandinavian countries, I hate that it seems to ignore women have different body shapes. Most of the items you mention here would make me (an inverted triangle petite) look like I am wearing a garbage bag. My biggest heartache are the winter coats that are just straight and waaay too long... scandinavian women are so lucky to be tall and often have model sizes.
uncle bob (1 month ago)
scandinavian women are more masculine than other european women. they are often heavier built and taller, but of course everyone is different. so i dont know where you live when you see all these "models", scandinavian women have challanges just like women everywhere else.
Chourouk A. (8 months ago)
Great pieces. 😍😍
Pragathi Achar (8 months ago)
Your video and it's content have quality! Pretty amazing!
Vicki Zimmerman (8 months ago)
I just found you and now, even at my ageless age, I’m a huge fan girl and have shared your link with friends. I just bought a white pinstriped blazer, because I love your style so much. I want to see all your videos and also the KonMari decluttering ones you did. So, is Use Less your official name? I’ll look for you on Ig and other platforms. Comfort and style, that’s what I like as I move toward a paired-down minimalist style like yours. You’ve intrigued me as much as Angie Cox at youlookfab.com. Thanks!
Maria elissa Sader (8 months ago)
Where can i find a good button down white shirt
gina bancos (8 months ago)
Great video!
Laura Croft (8 months ago)
All your clothes look like a snuggie.
Wendy S. King (8 months ago)
You would look much nicer and more elegant if your skirts came to the knee or just below. Also your blouses should be out and not tucked in. THis longer line will accentuate your slimness and your height. Now you are making yourself look chunky and awkward. You are too old for this eighteen year old style.
Andrea Scannapieco (8 months ago)
Hi there. I'm so happy I've found your channel. I love your style and I feel that I have finally found someone I can relate too. Thank you so very much. I've just subscrived and looking forward to watch the other videos and go through my own items to start building my basics as well. big kiss.
Deborah Sauter (8 months ago)
Black lace camisole over a white T shirt is a NO go.
Gwendy S (1 month ago)
Deborah Sauter In Scandinavia it’s common and very chic.
thunderbird vg (8 months ago)
Your little black dress isn't little, its a bag...
Morgan Lechner (8 months ago)
Loved this! im finally transitioning over and it helped so much!
32Anya (8 months ago)
Uniqlo t-shirts from men department are great and not see through. Subscribed).
Fashion Diva (8 months ago)
For ladies with more well endowed busts, a crewneck is often the wrong way to go. They actually make everything appear larger and are not particularly flattering in general. A v neck is much better and doesn’t make you look like a large, lumpy wall.
Merima Smajic (1 month ago)
Lumpy wall 😀😃😃😂😂😂
uncle bob (1 month ago)
im d cup and i love v necks. but i think v necks pretty much look great on everyone, except maybe when you have wide shoulders.
L. A. McDonough (8 months ago)
I use neutrals on bottom, colors on top are denim, blues, grays and green shades. Blouses are solids with several plaids..
Leah Tackles Disney (8 months ago)
Absolutely love this! Subbed!!! As far as undergarments, I LOVE Soma vanishing edge undies & bras
1105pitbull (9 months ago)
What is the annoying hum in the back ground???
MissCielle101 (9 months ago)
I'm so glad I found your channel, because your style is pretty much exactly how I love to dress myself. And I really need to clear out my closet and build a basic and more manageable wardrobe. So this is really helpful. Thank you! Hilsen fra Oslo. xx
Ilhem Bou (9 months ago)
Very helpful thank's a lot a lot

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