It’s snowing, and it’s time for spring cleansing. Sure, I do know it’s nonetheless winter, however my New York shoebox condo is bursting on the seams with clothes, and I have to condense. 

See, I'm what some would name a hoarder. I like all my clothes and have such a tough time eliminating items. This can be one of many causes I've a beanstalk of a shoe rack stacked on prime of my closet full of pairs of footwear I've not touched in 5 seasons. It took going residence for Thanksgiving and coming again to essentially take a look at my room with clear eyes and are available to see that that is no option to reside. And thus, spring cleansing commenced earlier than the vacations. 

All through my cleansing course of, I spotted that an important issues are the fundamentals. Whereas I've glittery sneakers and funky, furry coats, I actually solely put on my closet staples: my favourite denims, basic black leggings, a white tank top, and different strong items that make up my day-to-day wardrobe. And as a lot as I like an occasional pop of colour or texture, it’s time to make room for my closet’s fundamentals as a result of these are the garments that I really reside in.

The perfect half about these closet fundamentals is that they'll go together with actually something and be worn any which method. A easy leather jacket can drape over one thing as informal as a denim gown or be thrown over one thing as elegant as a black LBD. And so I moved all of those staples to the entrance of my closet and moved my, say, much less typical items below my mattress. 

Now after I go to my closet to tug an outfit collectively, I see all the fundamentals I do know I really put on, and I can consider at the least 15 methods to put on these helpful closet fundamentals. I’ve rounded up a few of my favourite staples beneath.


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