• Jen Bedard

Love it - Hate it - Donate it!

Updated: Dec 6, 2019


It may sound hard to believe, but there will be a time when you look at your closet and you see, well, anything but your closet. You have amassed so much clothing that you not only have nowhere to store most of it, you have no clear idea of how much clothing you have. Oh, and on top of that, you can’t remember the last time you wore much of it. Those are signs that it is now time to sort through it all and get rid of some, if not most of it. Here’s how you do that.

1 – The First Sort

When you do your initial clothing sort, there is one thing you must do first. If you find any clothes that are either soiled, torn, or damaged in some way – these are the first to get tossed. You may have none or you may have some. Either way, the first sort gives you an idea of what you have to work with.

2 – The Second Sort

The second trip through your clothes will be a little more interesting. This time around you will sort everything – one piece at a time – into one of five different piles. Separating your clothing into piles will provide you with a better visual of what you have and what category the clothing items fall under.

3 – The Categories Explained

Love It – These are items you like because of how you look in them and you wear these items often.

Hate It – These items don’t fit you, y