Clear out, style up
When it comes to pleasures in life, an organised closet has to be right up there with chocolate, holidays and Tom Hiddleston. Time to get sorted!
Does “out of sight, out of mind” best describe your closet? Is your lingerie drawer a black hole where chaos reigns? Have you ever bought an item of clothing only to find that you have something just like it stashed at the back your wardrobe? Clutter is inconvenient and “it has an emotional impact, too,” notes pro organiser Linda Koopersmith. Get ready, then, for a mid-year spring clean that will clear away cobwebs on every level.
Neatness has become an almost therapeutic, phenomenon. Hypnotic images of perfectly arranged objects dominate Instagram and Pinterest. Marie Kondo,
Sort your shoes To save space, put your shoes in pairs with one toe facing out and the other facing in. Save something You’ve tossed out so much stuff that your drawers are anaemic. Congratulations? Not quite. “This is a trap,” writes Marie, who sees too much drawer space as an invitation to accumulate more clothing. “The rule is 90%, so your drawers look full, but not engorged.