Too many clothes? How Many Clothes Do I Need?

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“My wardrobe is so messy!…My wardrobe has no space left!” These are the common words I heard from all my friends especially girls. So why do you have so many clothes? There are different reasons. In this blog, we will be discussing some reasons why so you have so many clothes, and how many clothes do you need? We will be also providing some tips for you to shop wisely to avoid buying excessive amounts of clothes that you are not going to wear.

The first reason why you have some many clothes would definitely be you LOVE to shop and enjoying creating beautiful outfits and then the biggest problem is you don’t have the space for all the clothes you bought. So what are you do? Before buying any clothes think carefully whether you really need or want it? And one important point: peer pressure. There’s a fine line between helpful advice from BFF, mother, sister and friendly sales woman and making you to buy things you don’t like. Who needs to an extra thing in their wardrobe that you don’t like? Yes, sometimes you can say you want to step out and try new things. However the more you can feel self-confident knowing what you like and what you don’t like, the easier it will be to say no instead of buying things you don’t like.

So now you can sit back, and think how many clothes do you actually need?

We have found some guideline on the website for you to get started if you are unsure how many clothes do you actually need.

Women

7-9 work/dressy outfits
5-7 casual outfits
2-3 outfits for relaxing at home
3-4 pairs work shoes (depends on your work. Only 2 if you wear tennis shoes or similar shoes to work)
3 pairs casual shoes

Men

2-3 pairs of “casual” dress pants like Dockers
5 button down “casual” dress shirts
2 pair of jeans
1 pair of grunge jeans
1 pair of sweat pants
3-5 t shirts
2 pair of shorts
1 pair of really nice dress pants
1-2 ties
1 pair each tennis shoes, casual dress shoes and dress shoes

References:

http://www.divinecaroline.com/fashion/whats-hot/style-tip-10-reasons-you-have-too-many-clothes

http://www.livingonadime.com/how-many-clothes-do-i-need/

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Decision process of editing your wardrobe

Our Facebook fans asked us to provide some tips about how to downsize the wardrobe. Today, we are going to offer some detailed tips to let you know how to edit your wardrobe. And we also hope that when you finish reading, you will be motivated to manage your wardrobe.

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Follow this decision tree, we will find what kind of clothes that we don’t have to keep. Firstly, the question is do you absolutely love it? Umm, I know it’s hard to say you actually love or not love one piece of clothes. But here is an advice that demonstrates that you don’t really love those clothes: you bought the clothes when they were on sale and you did not wear them for more than three times after you made the purchase. Follow the decision process, if you say yes, you will be asked if it is fit, damaged or get repaired. Also, you will be asked depends your situation now such as pregnant or postpartum.

Basically, we will get the glue that the clothes worth still staying in your wardrobe are those you wear often and still are in style, special occasion dress, costume, wedding dress, uniform and sentimental clothing items such as the dress you wore when you were proposed before.

Now you are aware that what kind of clothes should be got rid of or should be kept in the wardrobe. Also, when you are editing your wardrobe, you also should know why those clothes are thrown out and won’t buy the same clothes afterwards. Let’s shopping but shopping wisely.