Month: August 2013

First Wardrobe Edit: A Complicated Guide For A Complicated Closet

Edit Your Closet Aug 7, 2013 2017 update: I’ve made big changes to the R&F guide to cleaning out your closet and building a better wardrobe. You can find the new version here!   Realizing I’ve spent most of this season in neutral colors, I took time to cull out pieces that have gone unworn for some time, and ended up with a embarrassingly large pile. Even though I’ve given away or donated around half my wardrobe annually, for the past few years, I’ve still been holding onto way too much that I don’t like, doesn’t fit, and doesn’t make sense any longer. I have also shopped more than I would like to admit in transitioning from college, to corporate, to working for a non-profit (office-wide “Tevas are not business casual” memo, anyone?). So this is my closet almost a year ago: More recently, [1] I have thought much more about what I like and buy, and why. [2] I have also tried to be more thoughtful of where my clothes come from, what they’re …