What does everyone who cleans out closets tell you?
If you haven’t worn it in a year, get rid of it.
There were four items in my closet that I hadn’t worn in over a year, but I couldn’t bring myself to get rid of them. So this week I challenged myself to wear each item at least once, and then I would have to make a decision to either start wearing it or get rid of it.
I should have taken pictures. But I was in a hurry to get to work, and when I get home I move so quickly to get into my sweatpants that I’m blurry. Lucky for you, I have a junior starter water color kit. So I’ve documented each of the outfits in my own special way. Let’s discuss.
Monday: Statement necklace
I wore it with a navy blue turtle neck and some leopard flats.
Has your life ever gotten so intensely complicated that you simply could not find time to blog about leggings? Same here. Apologies for the long absense, and I’m back with some musings on my own inability to Let Shit Go.
I recently was invited to help Lydia clean out her closet. Continue reading
I conducted my first closet audit for my dear friend, Lisa, about 8 years ago. I will never forget our heated debate over a silver dress with the snake silkscreened up the thigh. She fought valiantly for that dress, which is why I love her. Since then, I’ve audited Tamie, Cheryl, Jessica, Jessica, and Eric’s closets too. So when Erin said,
“Debbie, can you help me clean out my closet?”
I said HELL YES.
You don’t have to throw away all of them. I know that some of them are like old friends that hold your hair when you barf. So you can keep some. But those other ones have got to go.
I’m talking about your underpants.