Minimization of a client’s closet involves touching every item in a closet. When we do that, we ask the following questions:
1. Do you love it?
2. Does it fit?
3. Do you wear it? (If not – why? Too small, needs repair, etc.)
4. Does it go with 2-3 other pieces in your closet?
5. If it wasn’t there, would you miss it?
6. Does it fit your current lifestyle and activities?
Answering ‘no’ to any of the above questions starts the conversation of whether the item stays or moves out of the closet.
Once a closet is organized it doesn’t stop there. A closet is a dynamic space and with each season should evolve with new purchases and removal of those items not working. I coach my clients to always work with the ‘one in, two out’ rule. Clothes need room to breathe, and you need to see all your clothes to truly be able to wear them and enjoy them. Buy a new pair of jeans... get rid of one or two pairs. That’s the secret to maintaining a great closet.