I Found a Hole!

I found a hole as I was editing or auditing my wardrobe, moving my winter clothes out and my spring things into my bedroom closet. But it wasn’t a hole in a piece of clothing. Rather I have a huge hole in my fall/winter shoe wardrobe! When I edit my closet, I take the old season’s clothes (in this case fall/winter) and put them into storage. Then I move the current (spring/summer) clothes into my working closet. I edit the items as they go out of closet A and the items coming into closet A. Essentially, I am analyzing my [..] read more

6 Things to Purge from your Wardrobe

As we start to approach spring (yay!) it can be a good time to start thinking about your wardrobe/closet. “Should it stay or should it go?” What clothing should you purge from your closet?? I actually edit my closet fairly continually. That way when I actually get to the point when I’m ready to pull the past season out completely and get ready to put the exciting new season, it’s a quicker, easier process. If you’d like to do these interim edits or even if you’d rather wait and purge all at once. Here are 6 guidelines for what to [..] read more

A simple tip for taking the stress out of getting dressed

To truly have a wardrobe that let’s you get dressed without any stress, you need to be able to open your every day and be able to pull out any item and wear it at a moments notice. Doesn’t that make sense? Why would you want clothes in your closet that you can’t wear? Here’s the thing—getting dressed can be stressful enough for most women. When you don’t have to qualify the pieces before deciding whether to wear them or not, you’ve taken a big part of the stress out of the equation. There are a lot of factors that [..] read more

5 Steps for Successful Closet Cleaning

  It’s that time of year again; time to give your closet a good cleaning now that the seasons appear to have officially changed (she says with her fingers and toes crossed.) I have to make an aside before we go on…I think it’s funny that so many women refer to closet editing as closet cleaning. I mean, I do clean my closet as in vacuuming and dusting. But actually moving the clothes around and deciding what should stay or go I typically think of as a closet edit, organizing, swapping my closet out. So today I’m not going to [..] read more

2 Easy Closet Editing and Shopping Tips

Yesterday, a friend of mine from out of state mentioned she’d spent all weekend on a her closet edit and that she had loads of things going out. Then she mentioned she was going to start using the backward hanger technique to keep her closet from getting crazy like that again. Do you know the backwards hanger technique? At the beginning of the spring or fall season or after you have edited your closet, you hang all of your hangers backwards, (where the hook is on the back side of the bar.) Then when you wear an item, you turn [..] read more