Giving your wardrobe a new lease of life
Spring is here and the weather is going to change which makes it the perfect time to give your wardrobe a makeover. Winter clothes such as chunky knots and warm leggings can be pushed to one side to make way for lighter clothes that will see you through to the end of summer.
It is not a case of getting rid of the clothes that you wore last spring but it is more of a case of adding more clothes to your wardrobe that will bring you a lot of pleasure over the next six months.
Having a little shake-up is nothing to be ashamed of so go ahead and make a change.
Have a clear out and a change
Sometimes you may look at your wardrobe and feel like you have nothing to wear when in fact your wardrobe suggests otherwise. Use this time to take control because spring is the ideal time to make a change. Perhaps your style has changed or maybe you dislike some of the clothes you have, so remove them to make room for new additions.
Remove your winter clothes and store them away in preparation for next year. However, be aware most winter clothes can still be worn all year round. Making these changes will enable you to have a better understanding of what you have but also what you need. A little bit of forward planning and understanding what events you have coming up will also give you an idea of what you require.
Look for inspiration
To find inspiration take a look around and see what styles are in for the season. Being aware of the looks that you can achieve through researching blogs and magazines will enable you to get creative.
Create an essential wardrobe
Turning a part of your wardrobe into a space that holds key pieces of clothing will really help to define your look and your wardrobe. These essential items can be mixed and matched to create a number of different looks. Start by putting a list together of those items that you will need to add to your wardrobe.
You will find it a lot easier to find what you need and also realise what you need if you organise your wardrobe. Keep similar clothes together such as long dresses, blouses and coats. This will make it a lot easier to put outfits together but it will also prevent you from making a mess when trying to find outfits. This can also prevent certain fabrics from scratching and rubbing on each other, avoiding any rips or tears on delicate fabrics.
Try not to keep everything plain. As part of your essential wardrobe include prints, colours and textures. Using these pieces and allowing them to work together is a great way to create a base from which your personal style can grow. Having key pieces that can be worn in different ways will give you a greater number of outfits.
Looks you can rely on
Find your way around your wardrobe and try different outfits. However, create a number of looks that you can rely on each day. These are looks that are great for every day activities. This will make it easier to find an outfit while also saving time.
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