DE CLUTTERING- WARDROBE CONFESSIONS
As a Personal Stylist I do wardrobe edits for my others on a regular basis. I am guilty however of not doing a wardrobe edit of my very own. I will out my hands up right now that I am a big hoarder!
After much deliberation I finally decided to let go of those neglected items and forgotten pieces and clear my mind of stress. I know its all hard for us to let go of the rummage in our wardrobes but sometimes the idea of entering Narnia can be a bit overwhelming not too mention stressful!
I am one of those people that do like to get a little something back for all those pieces which took me hours, days, weeks and sometimes months to find. Hours and hours on end from shop to shop trying to look for the perfect top for that date or night out. What about the Christmas party which happened 2 years ago in which I travelled all the way into town and hustled through all the tourists on Oxford Street? Well those items which have not been worn in a year will have to go.
Below are some shops where you can bring your clothing bags into and get vouchers!
H&M give you a £5 voucher for every bag you bring in. They do limit it to 2 bags per person but that’s not to say you cant come back on the same day or a different day and bring another 2 bags!
If you have some Designer goods. I found a great little shop based in Twickenham called Dynasty, They are a great dress agent that take your items for 6 weeks and sell on your behalf. They really do try and give you the best price and you spilt the retail cost 50/50. With some great brands in the shop from Chanel, Victoria Beckham, Peter Pilotto, Chloe and Stella McCartney to name a few.
Paperwork Galore– When you get bank statements, bills and magazine subscriptions. You really need a filling try or something to keep it all tidy. This has to go!
Vanity Station- Who needs that many products? I do and I am sure many of you other women can relate also. This season I will be dedicating one day to go out any find the perfect storage units. The current one I have at present is from Muji. I think another trip there is required ASAP!
Work Space– I do sometimes have to work from home and find that my current space is full of clutter. I do not have inspiration as it is very small and the area is filled with more beauty products! I really do have to go back to Muji.
Clutter– Having limited space in London I have to keep an eye on how many pairs of shoes I purchase. They shoe boxes have now entered into the kitchen which is another reason to cull any footwear not worn within the last 6 months! NOTE: Empty boxes be it shoes, jewellery boxes and nice bags should not be held on to!
Packing all bags and slowly getting there!
Wardrobe Storage- I think I many require a trip to IKEA to get some storage boxes for my top compartment so I can separate all knitwear! Remember knitwear should always be folded never hung up on a hanger as it grows whilst hung.
Again need I say more about going to get storage!
Coat Rack– I own so many Macs, Parkas, Leather and Coats. I would suggest to limit this rack to have 3 key pieces for each season. Other outerwear can be put away.
For autumn I think Ill keep out my leather biker, a heavier mac raincoat and my parka.
Stay tuned for the update of how I went with my clear out and adding more storage back into my life! x