Have you heard of a capsule wardrobe? Caroline is a style genius and breaks down how to capsule wardrobe on her blog. Let me sum it up real quick for you though.. basically go through all your clothes and decide whether you love it enough to keep it or to donate it. From there try and keep around 37 pieces for each season that you'd rotate. Sounds exhilarating right? I think the hardest part of it is getting rid of clothes you "might wear someday".
I can't begin to tell you how much I just LOVE this concept. I mean for heaven's sake I still have clothes (& shoes!) from high school. There's this really great chunky knit cardigan I have from *gasp* Hollister sitting in my closet. And while I probably still won't get rid of that (serious obsession with chunky knit over here) I'll do everything to cover up that little flying bird on the front ;)
Since reading all the posts on how to create a capsule wardrobe I've tackled my closet getting rid of all the out dated pieces of clothing and things I just really never wore. Some of it was hard to let go of because again, "I could probably wear this someday.." there were several pieces of clothing that my mom's bought that I just didn't love and made it's way into the Goodwill pile (sorry, mom!)
I've never really had an issue with overspending when it came to shopping for myself, the girls are a different story but now that I've cleared my closet I can pay more attention to what I'm buying. Instead of picking trendy items I notice I pay more attention to how many different ways I can wear that piece of clothing. I'm excited for the temperature to drop so I can start looking for the perfect black leather jacket.
aaaaand that's my random Thursday post for the week. Has anyone else done this before?