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Decluttering Your Clothes After Each Season *

*This is a collaborative post.

Most people find that when they go to pick out an outfit for a day their wardrobe practically bursts open. It is very easy to overcrowd a wardrobe when you are constantly buying new clothes but rarely getting rid of everything.

Assessing Your Clothing Situation

The best solution to this problem is to spend some time at the end of each season and work through your wardrobe working out what you should keep and what you can get rid of. This creates plenty of space for new items in your wardrobe for the upcoming season so that you can take advantage of any new trends and create a fresh new look for yourself with each season.

Did You Wear It?

The best way to decide what to keep and what to get rid of is to get everything out of the wardrobe and ask yourself whether or not you wore that item this season or last. If the answer is no, you can then look to either recycle, give to charity or simply bin the item. Additionally, you need to make sure that you have the wardrobe basics sorted for each season and then you can simply add new stylish items when the appropriate season comes around.

One In, One Out

Another effective way to stop overloading your wardrobe is to employ the rule of one item in, one item out where you throw something away every time that you buy something new. This should help you to keep a manageable wardrobe and stop you from holding onto old clothes that you no longer wear. People are often guilty of keeping hold of clothes even if they do not wear them but when you are strict with this rule it should help you to get greater control over your wardrobe.

Having a High-Quality Wardrobe

You also need to make sure that you have a spacious, high-quality wardrobe that will be a suitable space to store your clothes. You can find beautiful wardrobes which are both practical and stylish online and this is a good way to start fresh at the beginning of a new season. Old wardrobes start to fall apart and can be magnets for dust and even moths so investing in a new wardrobe is a great way to start new habits. You can then clean this wardrobe when you take everything out at the end of one season and the beginning of another.

It is very easy for a wardrobe to become a chaotic place particularly if you are not getting rid of items when you add to the wardrobe. The key is to assess your clothing situation at the end of each season so that you can free up space for the season ahead and get rid of items that you no longer like, need or wear.

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