WINTER CLOSET QUICK EDIT
January is a perfect time to think about editing and weeding out clothing that doesn’t work and feels old and out-dated. This doesn’t have to be a big ordeal, just a quick re-organize and edit. Invest an hour and reap the benefits of an organized and freshened closet.
Evaluate what is hanging in your closet.
Touch each piece of clothing. Ask, has it been worn, do you like it, does it function in your current life style?
Keep an outgoing black plastic bag or bin for discards.
When something doesn’t work, toss into your discard bag. Remember, if it didn’t work on Tuesday, it won’t on Wednesday.
Re-hang. The right hangers make all the difference.
Make sure your hangers are facing the same direction and they are of the same style. Your clothes will look better and you will love looking at your closet.
Remove and store your holiday clothing.
There is a small window for holiday clothes and just like your Christmas decorations they need to be stored away for next year. This is true any clothing that is seasonal.
Re-think your storage.
Closets get messy when you don’t have enough room to store everything. Think up. Can you stack bins or containers on the shelves of your closet? If so, have a step stool handy.
Organize your sweaters, scarves and blouses by color.
A pop of color can really brighten an outfit. hang your bright colors together. Also, hang your scarves, so they are easy to see and you will be more inclined to wear.
Make new outfits.
Once you are able to see what you have, chances are that your creative juices will kick in and you will be able to create some new looks and outfits.