How to Organize Your Wardrobe
1.Begin by making a list of outfits. Choose two or three colors that mix and match. Spend a few days combining different tops with different pants or skirts. Keep the list for quick reference.
2.Make sure you have at least 2 or more hours to devote to cleaning.Closets It’s a lengthy process, but it is very rewarding!
3.Empty out your closet and dresser drawers completely. Wardrobe Lie items down on the bed or some flat surface (the floor; but make sure it is cleaned first) for easier sorting.
4.Label three boxes with a permanent marker: “Charity”, “Throw Away” and “Sew/Repair”.
5.Toss into the “Throw Away” box anything that is severely stained or otherwise ruined beyond repair.Wardrobes
6.Ask yourself: Will I ever wear this? Does it even fit me? Have I worn it in the past year?
7.If the answer to the questions above are no, place the items that either don’t fit or you never wear into the “Charity” box. These have to still be wearable, so no horrible stains or rips/tears.
8.Place any items into the “Sew/Repair” box only if you actually intend on getting them repaired in a reasonable amount of time. Otherwise, toss them into the “Throw Away” box.
9.Seal the “Charity” box with duct tape. Wardrobes & ClosetsThis ensures that you are not tempted to re-open it and change your mind. Be sure and promptly take the “Charity” box to the local charity or call the charity for pickup (if available). You don’t want a box full of clothes that someone else could use just cluttering up your house!
10.Create outfits from whatever clothes that remain. Be sure to include any accessories you’ll use. [This will be easier when you have fewer clothes and can see what you have to work with.]
11.Make a note of any pieces that are missing (for example, a blouse to go with a blazer and slacks) in a notebook. wardrobes Save this list for when you have time to go clothes shopping. You could even snip a very small swatch of the fabric from a hidden hem and attach it in the notebook to make matching items easier.
12.Hang up, fold and put away whatever items remain, and put them in neatly!
13.Later on, take pictures of you wearing the items that you have left in your wardrobe as it will help you save time when choosing what to wear.