- Organizing & Decluttering
How to Clean and Organize Your Wardrobe
Do you find yourself spending every morning rummaging through your wardrobe trying to figure pit what to wear and where everything is? If so, learn how to organize your wardrobe and make the most of your clothes. This information is provided based on infographic by Apartment Geeks.
Wooden and padded hangers are the best for maintaining the shape of a garment. Gain extra space in small wardrobes by using slim hangers.
TIP: Remove garments from plastic dry cleaner bags, as they don't allow the fabric to breathe.
Hangers for small spaces
Find your system
A recognizable system means your clothes will always be in reach.
Use a suitcase to store out of season garments, or use boxes and keep them on the top shelf.
TIP: Save on space by placing smaller handbags inside larger ones.
Maximize your wardrobe real estate and use a door rack to hang your belts, scarves and ties.
Clear shoeboxes will protect your shoes whilst letting you see them at a glance. Otherwise, invest in a shoe rack and keep it at the base of your wardrobe.
TIP: You can fit more pairs in by alternating the way the are facing.
Customizable wire drawers are perfect for keeping fiddly things such as socks at bay. Drawer dividers will help keep things even neater. Keep hosiery and socks manageable by folding them together.
Remember, out of sight means out of mind. Keeping things visible will help remind you to wear them and those unworn items will have nowhere to hide.
- a nice dress
- 2 x jackets
- 3 x skirts
- 3 x sweaters
- 2 x dark trousers
- 2 x jeans
- 3 x coats
- 1 white button front shirt
- a few T-shirts
Once you've established a method for yourself, stick to it. Take the few extra seconds to put things back in their rightful place. you will be rewarded a sense of calm the next day.