3 Steps to the Perfect Capsule Wardrobe

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A few weeks ago, I created an Instagram poll to see if anyone would be interested in learning how to create a Capsule Wardrobe. 97% of those who responded said yes. So here we are. And if you were one of the 97%, then here you go… A Capsule Wardrobe broadly refers to a small collection of clothes that can be mixed and matched to create a wider variety of outfits and looks. The theory is that you have a limited number of staples and classic pieces that you augment with seasonal and trendier pieces as required. So why bother creating or having a Capsule Wardrobe? Well, I’ve heard it said that we typically only wear 20% of our clothing 80% of the…

The #1 Must-Do to Get Style-Ready for the Season

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Whether you’re working from home, self isolating, or home with the kids, home is definitely where most of us are. So whether you’re in the Northern Hemisphere and Spring has sprung or you’re in the South and Autumn is upon you, what better time to get style-ready for the season than right now. And what does that entail? Cleaning out your wardrobe! Because we both know that once we’re given the go-ahead, life will become super fast paced once again. So do it while you can! If you’re unsure of how to go through your wardrobe and decide what to keep and what to donate, here’s how to get through it easily and effortlessly…   Go through every single item (all your clothes, shoes, handbags, etc.) and answer the following…

My Top 10 Ways to Make the Most of Your Closet

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Being a Stylist, I’ve been in quite a few closets. Some of them total disasters. Even the organized ones had wasted space, stuff all over the place and clothes getting ruined because of improper storage. (Mine included!) But over the years I’ve learned of numerous ways to maximize, organize and store. So whether your closet’s super small, you aren’t sure how to put things away or you’re just looking for ideas, here are 10 tips to to make the most of your space. Tip #1 Invest in the right hangers – they can make your life easier and be better for your clothes. Flocked hangers are great for tops that slide off easily; hangers with hooks are perfect for spaghetti straps and narrow hangers save space in…

How Much Does a New Wardrobe REALLY Cost? 3 Things You Need to Consider

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I had great plans for my I’m-back-but-I-haven’t-REALLY-been-gone post, but a potential client asked me a question that I often get, so I thought I’d share my answer, with the hope that it might help you as well, and now this is the longest run-on sentence I’ve ever written.   THE QUESTION How Much Money Should I Set Aside for a New Wardrobe?   THE ANSWER It Depends (keep reading)   When you’re interested in revamping your closet or creating a whole new wardrobe, there are certain factors that determine how much money you should set aside (or save) to do so.   1. Where You Shop   Where you shop and how much you spend per piece will determine how far your dollar goes and consequently how much you’ll need…