Posted at 9:09 am , on August 31, 2017
It’s kind of a quiet day for me, just a few errands and then driving to the shore (yes the Jersey Shore, no not like the TV show). Perfect day to wear some of my favorite clothes. I really love my leggings. They are literally the most comfortable pants I have ever worn. My daughters gave them to me for Christmas this past year and I wear them whenever I have a chance, and I also went out and bought myself another pair because they are THAT comfortable. The next one is a BP twist front tee that I got at the Nordstrom Anniversary sale. I love this one because it’s a tee with some style. The twist front is right on point and it’s long enough to cover in back. Win, win. My shoes are retro Steve Madden Wedge slides. I loved these in the 90’s and I love them now. When they brought them back I had to get them! It may not be the most fabulous outfit, but I am so comfortable and still have a bit of fashion going on.
Here are the links for everything (and no one pays me for this–just things I like)
Lululemon Align Pants
BP Twist Front Tee
Steve Madden Platforms
Posted at 3:46 pm , on August 29, 2017
I have two situations working against each other. First, I have way too many clothes. I know, I know, my fault, but I am trying to simplify. Second, my closet is far too small. Take your standard door and that is how wide and deep it is. My closet was stressing me out.
So last week I took these issues on and started working on getting rid of clothes that I never wear or that don’t make me happy. I made two exit piles. One pile went in a bag to be donated, I am working on selling the other clothes in Facebook groups.
As I was assessing my clothes, I made sure that each item that went back into the closet worked with most of the other items. Since we are at the end of summer, I also removed most of my warm weather and vacation clothes as well as winter clothes. In essence, I created a fall wardrobe capsule of about 60 pieces, not including accessories and shoes.
The last thing I did was to buy these hangers. They literally made all the difference in the world. My clothes hang better and I have more space in my closet. I still have my dresser to go through and my second closet (in another room) with all of my summer and winter clothes in it. But for the start of school next week (I’m a teacher), I will at least have peace of mind about my clothes!