In a world where clothes are available to buy at the touch of a button at any hour of the day, it feels like a relentless battle not to want more. While I’m still pulled towards the ‘new in’ section of ASOS on an every-other-daily basis, I have spent some time working with what I have. The result? I’ve fallen back in love with my wardrobe.
So, how does a self-confessed shopaholic cut back and actually wear what’s hanging in her wardrobe? Here’s how:
Every girl’s best friend. Pinterest is a fabulous source of inspiration, with outfit and style inspo galore. Be it autumn cosies, workwear or your holiday wardrobe, head to Pinterest and check out the thousands of pins on offer.
Another great way to use Pinterest is by typing in a specific item of clothing and looking at different ways to style it. As an example, I have a camel coat and just haven’t worn it for a while. I turned to Pinterest and found the four looks below that I really want to recreate!
Photo credit: Pinterest
My most useful tool has been creating a catalogue of my outfits. Just snap a pic every time you wear something you love and create an album on your phone or private board on Pinterest. It sounds simple, but it has honestly made the world of difference. Now when I open my wardrobe doors and feeling uninspired, I simply look at my catalogue and am reminded of some of my favourite pieces and ways to wear them.
Possibly the most obvious of tips, but repurposing your clothes is both fun and useful. That oversized tee you’d set aside for the gym; why not crop it and wear with jeans?! Or those jeans that you just don’t wear anymore; hello new raw edge denim shorts! There really are endless possibilities for turning something you’re close to throwing out into something that fits more with your current style.