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Minimalist Wardrobe

It's easy for items to pile up, I totally get it! That's why I have something called the "one in, one out" rule. You've probably figured it out already, it's pretty self-explanatory; when I buy a new clothing item, I have to get rid of one item in my wardrobe. Whether that be to charity, or perhaps putting it in the bin if it's beyond repair, one item must go. It's how I keep my wardrobe "minimalist". For a more detailed post on the benefits of minimalism, check out my post 'The Benefits of  a Minimalist Wardrobe".  However here are just a

"Wearing clothes created by bloody, overworked fingers is too high a cost to save money on clothes that we will need to replace repeatedly." Carolyn Bailey   Fast fashion, a phenomena of the past ten years, is not something I believe, or take part, in. Consequentially, a minimalist size wardrobe is something I believe passionately in, and an offset of that is believing that as a culture we have developed a habit of extreme wastage in all elements of life, least of all fashion. As a culture, we are constantly hounded with messages encouraging us to want 'more'. We shop on a whim

I've had a lot of questions of late about the size of my minimalist wardrobe. I want to start off by saying that there is no magic number of clothing items that constitutes a minimalist wardrobe. Instead, the number reflects YOUR lifestyle; basically what you do on a day to day basis. I have three aspects to my current life. Firstly, I need items for my vocation as a teacher. Secondly, items for my singing career, and thirdly, clothes for my casual life. Fortunately, there is some crossover between all three. It's also important to note that you will most likely have a

Good fit vs bad fit. Sometimes it can be hard to tell what looks good and what looks bad on us. We put on a garment and perhaps we're 70% happy with it, but there's just something that's not quite right and we can't put our finger on it. Sometimes all it takes is a little adjusting to make it your dream piece of clothing. But how can we figure out what needs tweaking? Here are some practical pointers to help you identify what needs to change, and whether or not it's worth it! Because life is way too short for

Creating your signature style is the epitome of lifelong style. It will save you time, anguish and moments of “I don’t have anything to wear!” For wardrobe minimalists it's the perfect way to keep your capsule wardrobe to a small size without losing style credit. For those of you wondering, a signature look (or uniform if you will), is the cornerstone of your own particular style. You signature look is the essence of your style, all that is you, and brings your style down to one, or a couple, of key outfits, which is perfect for wardrobe minimalists! If you’re still stuck