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Shop Your Own Wardrobe.

Saturday, 25 June 2016

Shopping in your own wardrobe sounds a bit weird doesn't it, but its actually amazing at the treasures you can find in the back of your wardrobe. I have a clothing rail in my room then a couple of boxes that I keep stored away. Every now and again I dig around in the boxes to see what I can find to add to my rail of current clothing. 

So, how do you do it? First gather every single bit of clothing you have, from the back your wardrobe, storage and even the wonky old draw chest that is crammed with clutter (we all have one don't worry haha). Once everything is together create 3 piles:
Pile 1. The things you currently wear.
Pile 2. Stuff you don't want anymore that can be sold or given away.
Pile 3. The hidden gems that you forgot about. 
(I'd put the radio on and grab some snacks whilst doing this because it could take a while!)

Now, its time to bag up those old clothes and throw them out of the way! And then there was two... hang up/fold the clothes that you currently wear or that are new. With the 'treasure pile' (as I like to call it) try them on, style them with things you kept from the previous pile and see if they work or not. If not throw them with the rubbish pile, if they look amaze hang them up with the rest of the pieces. You will be so surprised at the things that you can find. See the jeans above? I have had those things lurking in the darkness for years. I bought them not knowing how to style them so they got pushed to the back. When I came back to them a year later they where too tight, so again they got pushed to the back. This summer I dug them out once again, styled them with some of the newer pieces from my wardrobe and hey presto! I had a chic new look for the cooler summer days. 

It is a little mission to get through this process, but it is something you will not regret!
Do you ever shop through your own wardrobe?
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16 comments on "Shop Your Own Wardrobe."
  1. Great post and Oh my! You have the cutest cat ^^ xx

  2. Beaut photos x

    Morgan |

  3. I'm trying out this new thing at the moment to help me find out what clothes I actually like. I'm going through all my clothing (tops at the moment) and choosing a new one each time until I get through them all, so if there's one that I really don't like, I have no excuse to keep it!
    Aleeha xXx

  4. This is a really great idea - I think I might do this today! It's always good to have a clear out every season and rediscover gems that you forgot about along the way :)
    Ambar | Her Little Loves

    1. Thank you, Ambar! Let me know how you get on!

  5. I do that from time to time, however it has been a while! I need to do major cleaning then see what I am left with, then choosing what to wear would be much easier!

    Ela BellaWorld

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  7. Why have I never done this before?! Such a good idea, fab post lovely! x

  8. I didn't know other people did this! I do this every time my "I'll wear this later" section in my closet gets too big, so I also put them in three piles as you do! Shopping in our own closet is the best, I am so happy to learn you do it, too!

    xx |

    1. Great minds think a like, haha!! x