Closet full of clothes and nothing to wear? Feel overwhelmed when you go to get dressed for work or play? Find yourself wearing the same outfits because they are easy to access but hate it? You are not alone and there is an easy solution to help you move in the right direction of your style goals.
We are all fabulous. Our closets are screaming with potential everyday we open them up. When it comes to exploring new possibilities with clothes we already own it can feel like we are charting unfamiliar waters even though we see the same things all the time. With a few organizational tips you’ll be able to combat closet overwhelm and discover some new outfit options that have been in front of you all along.
Purging Notes: If you find yourself making excuses for holding onto items consider the following suggestions.
It still has a lot of wear to it. Great! Then pass it onto someone that can get some use out of it or donate it to a women’s shelter. The recipient will be so grateful to the “like new” item they receive.
It has sentimental value. There is nothing wrong with keeping sentimental items. If you are not wearing these items package them up to preserve them. This will help reduce closet clutter. Note: this should be about the size of a tote or a handful of hangers that can be stored in another closet. Be realistic with yourself about what is truly sentimental.
I’ll wear it again someday. If this is your thought be very deliberate with when “someday” is. Write it on your calendar. If you really plan to wear it again you’ll make it happen otherwise be thankful for the item and how it served you and pass it on. Many people get caught up on this idea when it comes to losing weight. My recommendation is to purge these items and treat yourself to something new when you reach your ideal weight goal. It will make your hard work more rewarding.
Once you implement an organizational system into your closet you’ll begin to see new outfit possibilities jump out right before your eyes.
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