My closet is now reduced to 60% of what it once was, but there still remains clothes that I don’t wear because they are meant for special occasions, or a number of other reasons. It is frustrating to see them linger in my closet, taking up space, getting in the way of what I wear all the time. So I’ve decided to do a little downsizing experiment. I’m going to remove all the items that haven’t been worn in the past year and stow them away out of sight. I want to know what it feels like to work with a closet that only contains my essentials and pretend for a while that this is my entire wardrobe. After 3 months, I will re-assess what I’ve stowed away with the idea that the experience of having less will help me decide what really can be removed permanently.
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Edit: Just want to add that after I wrote this post, I found some other bloggers who are using this same technique. People are so clever. What a great community of people.