Spring is here! Time to put away our winter clothes and start using some lighter fabric again. This is the perfect time for a real clean out – out with the old & in with the new. Here’s our how-to-guide.
Sometimes you just feel you’ve got nothing to wear, even though your whole closet is full of pants, blouses, shirts and skirts. Maybe you’ve got too many of the”I need something fast” garments that you used once? Or maybe you realized that this wasn’t your style at all?
First of all, take out all of your clothes in your closet, and we mean all of them. You will find things you forgot you had and that old university t-shirt that should have been thrown out months, even years, ago.
Before you start deciding what to keep vs. toss, take a mental note when you come across the following. These are generally what you want in your closet:
1. Wardrobe basics. These include your best winter jacket, favorite blazer & basic T-shirts that still fit & are in good condition.
2. Key statement pieces. Sure, special occasions don’t happen all the time, but you should always have a stunning dress or elegant top/pant combo on-hand.
3. Current trends. These are the fun pieces that give your wardrobe personality—a faux-fur collared cardigan, mustard-yellow pants or a graphic-printed skirt. Just keep only the seasonally-appropriate & currently trending pieces in your closet.
4. Investment items. We all have one (or maybe two or three!) pieces we’ve splurged on. Whether it’s the shoes you impulse bought after a breakup or the leather jacket you purchased post-promotion, keep your confidence-boosting items handy—just in case.
5. Timeless sentimentals. These include your grandma’s camel car coat or vintage YSL flats—they’ll always be in style & have a great story, too.
By: Victoria Thoors / Image source