“To truly cherish the things that are important to you, you must first discard those that have outlived their purpose.”—Marie Kondo
Inspired by Marie Kondo, the task of spring cleaning becomes a spiritually freeing process. Her advice of letting go of things we no longer need builds an environment that connects us with who we are now, which ties in with our fashion sense. Our fashion style is constantly evolving, and letting go of pieces you no longer use will make room for a new sustainable mindset. Here are some tips on how to cleanse your wardrobe.
Work Through Categories
Start by cleaning things out step by step. First, begin with clothes, jewelry, scarves, and other smaller items. This process will help you stay on task without getting overwhelmed.
Make the Most of Storage Solutions
Finding storage solutions customized to your specific needs is crucial to keeping it clean and organized. When organizing your closet space, consider that and invest in a shoe and jewelry organizer.
Let Go of the Past
“To throw away what you no longer need is neither wasteful nor shameful,” says Kondo. Imagine having a wardrobe that reflects who you are now. Never feel guilty for letting go of pieces you do not need anymore. They will find new homes with someone else.
Imagine Your Ideal Lifestyle
Marie focuses past the decluttering job itself and asks you to consider how positive you will feel when you finish. The motion of cleaning is to help you envision moving towards the ideal version of yourself.
Spring is about inhaling the new and exhaling the old. So cleanse your mind, spirit, and surrounding with an inspired spring cleaning!—Thy X. Phan (Your Daily Cup of Thy)