A Quick Guide On How To Declutter Your Wardrobe

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Decluttering your wardrobe is the best gift to yourself as well as your clothes. Your wardrobe should be full of clothes that you love and have a desire to wear, instead of just saying that someday you might wear them. Ahead is our quick guide on how to declutter your wardrobe.


Take your entire wardrobe and put it either on your floor or on your bed. Go through each article of clothing and ask yourself: 


Do you love it?

Do you feel confident wearing it?

Do you wear it regularly? 

If you answered yes to all of these questions then keep that article of clothing in a KEEP pile. 


Create four other piles labeled repurpose, donate, maybe, and customize (you can do boxes if you have them). Here are what they are meant for: 


Repurpose: These are any clothes that are severely stained, ripped, or way too worn. Instead of tossing them straight into the trash try cutting them up and turning them into reusable rags for cleaning. 


Donate: These are any clothes that are in a good condition but you no longer wear them or you haven’t worn them at all. Please donate them to your local thrift store or donation center. Even though they may not be your style anymore they may be perfect for someone else or someone in need would love to receive them. 


Maybe: These are clothes that you really can’t make a decision on. Store them in whatever you may have that you can tuck away. If you don’t retrieve them after some time then odds are they aren’t needed in your wardrobe. If you actually pull things out to wear, then add them into your closet. 


Customize: These are clothes that you still love but don’t wear or are sentimental. There are multiple ways to DIY these old favorites. Try bleaching your graphic tees or cutting your old jeans into new summer shorts. 


After you have gone through all of your clothing and put them into their correct piles you can grab your KEEP pile and put them away. Either put them away by hanging them up or folding them nicely. Everyone is different with how they like to put their clothes away but we suggest doing it by color making your clothing easy to find. Grab your other piles and do as described above. 


After all of this is done, you need to set your goals on how you will maintain a clutter-free wardrobe. This can be anything like going through your wardrobe twice a year, making more decisive purchases or setting a budget for future purchases so you aren’t bringing in more than you are taking out. Either way, find what works for you. 


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