With spring heading our way in just over a month, spring cleaning is at the top of our to-do list. Not only do the typical house chores fit in this category, but your closet could probably use a little attention, too.
Cleaning out your closet can be stressful, leaving most of us with the question, “where do I even start?!” So, we’ve put together five tips to make this a bit easier for you.
Start with your favorites.
Pull those aside. Your favorites being those go-to pieces in your wardrobe that you wear often. When you’re done with the cleaning, keep these pieces hanging in a section together so they are readily available to you when you’re picking out an outfit.
Make four different piles – keep, throw away, donate, mend – to keep yourself organized when you get the process going. This is the easiest way to tackle the clutter. Having big boxes or bags to put each category in can be helpful, too.
If you haven’t worn it in a year, it needs to go.
Parting with things can sometimes be hard, but if it’s just been hanging there since last year, you probably don’t need it anymore. A good way to keep tabs on this is by starting a ribbon system. Tie a ribbon in a bow on your hangers. If the ribbon is still tied in a bow at the end of the season, toss it in the throw away or donate pile.
Re-stock the basics.
Your basics are the things you always need. Tees, tanks, jeans, bras and whatever else that you keep on repeat, can get a lot of wear and tear. Re-stock these items when the fabric is thinning or you see a hole.
Whether it be by color or styles, keeping your closet in a certain order can help you tremendously when getting dressed or when you have a specific item in mind.
We hope these tips help you out in your wardrobe revamp. Good luck!