As the new year and new decade starts, you might be looking for a fresh start, and for many people, that is to clear out their wardrobe, update their wardrobe and get themselves organized for the new year ahead. At times this can feel like a mammoth task, but if take a few of these simple tips, you should have your wardrobe sorted out in no time and what’s more, is you’ll be able to keep it organized for the decade ahead:
Clear Out And Reorganise
The first step is to have a clear out. Get rid of those items you’re holding onto ‘just in case,’ stop wasting space in your wardrobe that could be used in better ways. Whether you sell them online, pass them on to friends and family, or take some bags down the charity shop, you need to set aside some time and get some boxes or bags and then take everything out of your wardrobe, everything!
Make Some Tough Decisions
Nobody likes throwing things away; it can sometimes mean letting go of memories, but at the same time, you can’t keep everything you’ve ever loved. If there’s something you really can’t bear to part with then, you could put it on trial for six months to see how many times you wear it.
Re-Think and Plan Ahead
Sort all of your clothing into three piles, one to keep, the next to throw, and another pile for the maybes, which can go on trial for six months. You want to really put some thought into the items you want to keep, the things you really love and actually use.
Know Your Wardrobe Inside Out
It’s easy to forget what’s hanging in your wardrobe; you will likely have some fantastic pieces hidden away. So, before you go and buy something new, make sure that you know what is in your wardrobe already.
Invest in Wardrobe Staples
A classic wardrobe is a timeless wardrobe, so from now on, when you shop, go for timeless items, make sure you have a great pair of jeans that fit and can be worn all year round. Go for colors that suit you, and you know you will wear, searchbycolors.com is a great place to find things in your favorite colors.
Once you have done the clear-out and you know what you have, then you need to look ahead to how you can keep your wardrobe in tiptop shape for the rest of the year and even the decade.
To get the most out of your wardrobe all year round, invest in items that can be wearable throughout all seasons. Achieve this by selecting clothing that can be layered. Layering up with coats, cardigans, and jumpers throughout the colder months, then embrace the item on its own throughout the warmer seasons.
Don’t Buy On A Whim
Don’t buy something for just one occasion, don’t buy something that doesn’t fit or something that doesn’t suit you and doesn’t buy something just because it’s a bargain.
One In One Out
An excellent way to keep your wardrobe from becoming overloaded and to keep on top of what it is in it, try the one-in, one-out policy so that every time you add something new, take something out and either sell it or donate it to charity.