Here’s a fun question for today: how often do you declutter your wardrobe? Do you have a “one in, one out” policy? How do you deal if you have a bunch of clothes that will totally fit if you just lose 5 or 10 pounds (and yet you never seem to lose those 5 or … Read More about How Often Do You Declutter Your Wardrobe?
For some reason I’ve been in a big mood to organize our closets, so I thought we’d discuss — what are your biggest pain points when it comes to closet organization? What solutions have you found that you love? What are your best closet organization hacks? Pictured, clockwise: hanging necklace organizer / sweater bins / modular … Read More about Closet Organization Hacks for Sweaters, Jewelry, Shoes, Bags, and More
Whether you’ve got a small apartment closet or yours rivals that of Kim Kardashian’s, reviewing your clothes on a seasonal basis is still a great idea. I’ve always been a fan of seasonal clothes storage, using clear sweater bags to store out-of-season fabrics, colors, and styles — as well as physically moving out-of-season clothing to the back … Read More about Four Reasons to Do a Seasonal Clothing Review
2016 Update: In addition to the below discussion on jewelry organization, you may also want to check out our discussion of jewelry-related closet organization hacks. How do you organize your jewelry (work jewelry and fun jewelry) at home? Reader L wondered: You recently posted about traveling with jewelry, which is really helpful as I’m traveling more … Read More about Jewelry Organization
2018 Update: We still think this is a great discussion of decluttering in general, but you may also want to check out our more recent discussion on how often you should declutter your wardrobe. We are doing a major declutter of our apartment, and I just feel completely scatterbrained because of it. We donated a good chunk … Read More about Decluttering, Selling, Donating, Kondoing, and More
2016 Update: Check out our latest discussion on closet organization hacks. How do you organize your closets? Last week in our conversation of clothes storage for the closet-impaired, some folks started talking about how they kept their work clothes separate from their weekend clothes. Yes! I thought. I do that toooooooooo! But that’s a whole … Read More about A Clean and Well Lighted Space: Your Closet?
2017 Update: We still stand by this advice on how to store seasonal clothes— links have also been updated below. Reader F writes in with a timely question about clothes storage: I am moving to NYC next year and will be leaving my lovely apartment where I have three closets all to myself, including 1 walk-in … Read More about Clothes Storage for the Closet-Impaired