It is a wonder that I am posting this morning as I have a pulled muscle in my neck. I’m learning not to make sudden movements to one side buuut, it’s still annoying. How did I do it? I stood in the subway holding my bag awkwardly in the crowd. So essentially doing nothing. Ahhhh, you know your body is aging when…
But enough of my whining, as we approach the last long weekend of the summer (sniff, sniff), I am gearing up for some organizing. Maybe it’s that whole back-to-school mentality from when I was a kid, but September just makes me want to get my shizzz together. Which is why this post is part of my series…
The first task up? Sorting the clothes in my closet. As you may recall, last fall/winter I organized my closet so I’m not actually changing the closet itself, but really going through my clothes and determine what I actually wear, what I need, and what actually goes with what. I wear dresses 98% of the time because choosing separates that I like and that go together is daunting for me. If I’m choosing separates by the time I decide, my room and I look like this (minus the cigarette)….
If any of you have read the September Instyle mag from this month you will have seen that in addition to it having 716 pages of great fall fashion, it has a whole section called “conquer your closet” which gives you step by step instructions on how to do it. What I also learned is that, not shockingly, there are apps for that! They provide 2 apps and 2 websites where you can document what you have, make shopping lists, etc. I haven’t decided which one I’m going to use, but I’m excited.
Do you have any rules about what you keep or get rid of from your closet after each season?