M&B work capsule

M&B work capsule

 Our patterns are designed to work together like 1 big capsule wardrobe. Here we've rounded up some of our easy-sew patterns which would make a great mini capsule, and would even be perfect for work!


We've used our Nullarbor Cami, Glebe Pants, Waikerie Shirt, Atrax Top, Whitlam Skirt, Tarlee T-Shirt, Birchgrove Pants for this mini-capsule, and below you can see some of the possible outfit combinations from these 7 pieces!

In addition to each of the tops working with each of the bottoms, you can also layer the patterns. Pop the Atrax or a Nullarbor over your Tarlee turtleneck, layer the Waikerie over your Atrax or a Nullarbor. You could even layer your Waikerie over your Tarlee turtleneck.

Fabrics for workwear

Some easy-wearing natural fibres skew fancy, and make great choices for workwear, or even just slightly elevated garments. We definitely have some fabrics that we love more than others, so here are our easy-wearing 'fancy fabric' suggestions:

For knits, consider Modal/Bamboo Spandex blends which are gorgeously soft and have great drape! We also love merino fabric which looks great and has such lovely qualities (sweat wicking and antibacterial for no stink)! Above, Leila wears a lovely black merino Atrax Top.

For woven fabrics that are a great weight for tops and look fancy we love silk noil, sandwashed silk, silk crepe de chine, tencel, cotton lawn, and even crisp washer cottons. Below, Leila's excellently structured red Torrens is wool which is lined for comfort.

For woven fabrics for pants we love wool suitings, tencel twill, viscose/viscose blends, cupro, rayon/rayon blends. Fabrics with a texture or a visible weave are particularly fun, like twilled fabric, and noiled fabric. Leila's Glebe Pants below are viscose linen noil.

Want more?

Check out Leila's architectural capsule wardrobe on the blog.

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1 comment

I love all your patterns, and in particular the way you put this capsule together. Stylish and edgy as well as comfortable and practical. The perfect work wear capsule in my books. Now to start sewing……


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