Posts tagged "clothing management"

The Big Flip- Getting Your Closet Ready For Spring

As I cooked dinner last night, I could hear my neighbor making trips up and down to the basement. She was doing her spring closet flip and storing the off season items in her basement storage. I think like the rest of us, she is hoping spring will be here ¬†for good and the weather... Read more »

Breaking Up ( With Clothes) Is Hard To Do

They say that we wear 20% of our wardrobe 80% of the time. I find this is true for most people, myself included. My “uniform” includes black t-shirts/cargo pants for work and layering pieces for casual wear. Last week I “broke” up with my favorite green jacket. It was at least 10 years old, and... Read more »

A Guideline For Purging Your Clothes

This one is always tough. Whether is the guilt of unworn clothing or things that don’t fit, purging your closet can be a big challenge. A stylist once told me that everything in your closet should be your cut, color, and size. It also should be your “A” game. Everything in your closet should be... Read more »

Simple Tips To Organize Your Clothing Closet

A very wise stylist once gave me the best piece of advice for clothing management. She told me that everything in your closet should be your cut, color and your size. This makes getting dressed a lot easier. You don’t have to shuffle through clothes that don’t fit or don’t look good on you. It... Read more »

How To Clean Out Your Clothes Closet

I had a few hours free on Saturday morning and what did I choose to do- clean out my clothes closet. Yes, it was my bi-yearly purge. Don’t hate, it took all of 20 minutes!! I keep my master closet organized by category and color. I am a very visual person and it makes it... Read more »

National Simplify Your Life Week 2014- Clothing Management Made Easy

In the continuing spirit of Simplify Your Life Week, I wanted to chat a little about clothing management. Yup, that is what we call it in the organizing world. I find that paper and clothing management are two of the hardest projects for people to tackle. So lets talk about that closet. In my opinion,... Read more »

Flipping The Closet- Why I Don't Do It

Every year, I spend a lot of time helping people flip their closets seasonally. Is nessessary? In some cases, yes, in others no! I personally don’t flip my clothing and coat closets. Why you ask? The main reason that I don’t flip my closets is because everything fits. I do flip a few shelves though.... Read more »

Simple Tips to Organize a Man's Closet

I am seeing more and more men wanting to have their closets cleaned out and organized. Maybe it’s to impress the ladies? Or their mother is coming for a visit. Whatever the reason, a clean and organized closet is truly a benefit to anyone. As with a women’s closet, you want to organize by category.... Read more »

What's in your closet? It should all be your "A" game or be gone!

A very wise stylist once told me that everything that is in your closet should be your “A” game. It should fit you, be the right color, and make you happy. All other clothes should be banished! We all have what I like to term as “pms” purchases. Things we buy that: 1. I will... Read more »