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Summer Goal: Shop My Own Closet

Summer Goal: Shop My Own Closet

I am really trying to cut down on the amount of shopping that I have been doing lately. My goal for this Summer is to refind fabulous pieces that are already in my closet. I recently bought a jumpsuit and I realize it looked a bit familiar – I already had a very similar one hanging in my closet. I decided to do a big closet purge and start pulling everything I had not worn in the last 6 months to a year. I essentially tried to Marie Kondo my closet. This also let me find quite a few pieces I had forgotten about.

 

TIPS TO SHOP YOUR OWN CLOSET

 

      1. Audit Your Closet – Go through and pull out everything you have not worn in 6 months to a year or no longer fits. Separate your clothes into piles: donation, sales or family and friends.
      2. Organize Your Closet – I like to organize my closet by garment type: blazers, top, skirts, pants – this allows me to better see all the options depending on what style I am going for: work wear, casual etc
      3.  Mix and Match – Get creative with your style and try to make as many different outfit combinations as possible with tops, pants, and skirts. Change up the styles with different shoes or accessories.

 

CLOTHING DONATION RECOMMENDATIONS

Donation Recommendations: GoodWill, Salvation Army Seattle 

Local Donation Recommendations: Plato’s Closet & Mary’s Place

 

SHOP THE LOOK

 

So for the rest of June and July, you will see pieces that I have featured before on the blog but I will be styling them in new ways. Part of having a fashion blog is all about finding creative ways to re-use your wardrobe. I shared my Summer goal on Instagram and quite a few you wanted to join and start a #nobuyjuneandjuly.

 

If you are looking to switch up your style and save some money – join my Summer Goal to only shop your own closet. This summer dress is from Revolve and it’s by The Faithful Brand. I love the color and the print so much! This dress also comes in a skirt form too!

Happy Friday!

 

 

  

Outfit Details: The Faithful Brand Dress, Hat via Nordstrom,

 

Photography by Sarah Wolfe

 

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