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8 Piece Summer Capsule from Gap Factory

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I take an unorthodox approach to capsule dressing.

Instead of my wardrobe being ONE capsule, I think of it as a series of smaller capsules for various occasions, with each unique capsule having mix-and-match opportunities within and across others.

As I perused the new arrivals at Gap Factory, a small casual summer capsule began to take shape.

I’m excited to share eight pieces that are not only sporty and fun, but also incredibly affordable. These items will not only create summer-ready outfits but also expand your existing wardrobe, all from one of our favorite brands. And you can shop now save 40-70% Off Sitewide + Extra 10% Off Your Purchase! Plus an Extra 45% Off Clearance!

For reference I am 5’10 and am currently wearing a size 8/medium.

8 Piece Summer Capsule from Gap Factory

Sleeveless Splitneck Mini Dress, $22 | Crewneck Cardigan, $18 | 4″ High Rise Easy Utility Shorts, $20 | Favorite Tank Top, $6.80 | Relaxed Crochet V-Neck Sweater, $28 | 4″ High 
Rise Denim Utility Shorts, $22 | Ribbed Sleeveless Polo Shirt, $20.99 | Relaxed Graphic T-Shirt, $24.49

Sleeveless Splitneck Mini Dress

Sleeveless Splitneck Mini Dress, $22 | Crewneck Cardigan, $18

Let’s start strong with this versatile sleeveless splitneck mini dress, available in regular, tall, and petite sizes, XS—XXL.

While they call this a mini dress, I am 5’10 and wearing the “regular” medium (not tall), and it’s a great length for me.

It’s available in various prints, but I went with the solid black option because of its versatility. 

It’s a travel essential, as it’s easy to pack, doesn’t easily wrinkle, and can be effortlessly dressed up or down. 

I’m showing it two ways, first with elevated sandals that could take you to drinks and dinner.

I also took their 100% cotton Crewneck Cardigan in “Shirting Blue” and draped it over my shoulder for a pop of color. With a crisp pair of white low-profile sneakers you’re set  for a day of sightseeing. 

4″ High Rise Easy Utility Shorts

4″ High Rise Easy Utility Shorts, $20 | Crewneck Cardigan, $18 | Favorite Tank Top, $6.80 | Relaxed Crochet V-Neck Sweater, $28 |  Ribbed Sleeveless Polo Shirt, $20.99

I ordered the Tan Chino (in the medium), but they are also available in Olive, Black, and Brown in sizes XS – XXL. 

I love the flat front and elastic in the back for extra comfort. 

Within the capsule, I was able to create three looks. 

First, I layered their best-selling Favorite Tank Top under the Crewneck Cardigan, which is available in ten other colors for under $20. 

Note that the tank is also available in the same blue as the cardigan if you like the look of a matching “set.” 

With the tank still on, I added this Relaxed Crochet V-neck sweater.

I ADORE this sweater. It’s lightweight, 100% cotton, and has the beachy, relaxed, yet polished feel I love. This sweater is perfect for the beach or a more formal setting. It is also available in XS – XXL, also in blue or olive. 

The ivory option, paired with light tan shorts, gives you a sophisticated monochromatic outfit.

You can also wear it with their Baby Bootcut Jeans in white. 

Finally, for a sporty look, you can pick up their Ribbed Sleeveless Polo Shirt

This was the last outfit we shot, and I wore it for the rest of the day. My teenagers kept telling me how cute I looked- the ultimate compliment.

Available in four other colors, including black, in sizes XS -XXL. I took the medium. 

4” High Rise Denim Utility Shorts

4″ High Rise Denim Utility Shorts, $22 Relaxed Crochet V-Neck Sweater, $28 | | Relaxed Graphic T-Shirt, $24.49

Finally, I paired the 4″ High-Rise Denim Utility Shorts we featured last month with a couple of new tops.

They are adorable with the relaxed crochet v-neck sweater and updated sandals. 
And, we’ve been discussing mixing graphic tees into our summer wardrobe, so I couldn’t pass up this one featuring Fleetwood Mac.

I also like this Dolly Parton; it’s perfect for a weekend in Nashville.

Happy Shopping!

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Megan Kristel

Megan Kristel is an entrepreneur, working mom, and former personal stylist. Tired of the one-dimensional portrayal of women online, she founded The Well Dressed Life as a resource for other professional women.

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