It really is time to purge your closet of those sweatpants and faded t-shirts you’ve been wearing for nearly two years during the Covid lock down, and the beginning of a new year is the perfect time to do it. The world has changed since March 2020, and looks created before Covid, now often feel too formal or irrelevant.
All of our closets contain many things we will never wear again so let’s get going. Ultimately you will want to sort your clothes into three piles:
I suggest starting with those that will go into the dumpster because it’s rather cathartic and will make you feel like you’ve accomplished something. My top five “dumpster” candidates include:
If you’re still confused, ask yourself the following questions.
If you’re still don’t know what to do, bring it to me, and I’ll help you. The end goal is to get rid of what you don’t need to free up space for what you do need.
As far as what you should keep, I recommend the following:
Before you know it, you will have purged your entire closet of all your “unwanted” clothes and accessories. In fact, you’ll actually be able to see what you have, which will make your daily dressing a lot less stressful. As you move forward, keep this final tip in mind.
Less is more: buy less but buy better. Closets don’t have to be full. Buying quality always beats cheap and trendy. That’s not to say that you shouldn’t have a few trendy items for each season but consider quality ready-to-wear or even custom. In the long run, you’ll look better and feel more confident in your clothes. You may even find that you’re spending less on your wardrobe.
I’m Mary from Q. Contrary wishing you a happy and prosperous 2022. Check out my shop in Phoenix at 3168 East Camelback Road or visit my online store. I’d love to help you with your wardrobe needs.