Tips to help you streamline the wardrobe
Plan your wardrobe by making a list of what
you need to buy rather just buying something on a whim and regretting it later.
Stick to neutral colours for basic items: black, camel, navy. Use colour as a
highlight. Smaller inexpensive pieces such as a T-shirt, scarf will brighten up
an outfit and add personality.
simple classic lines. You will get more wear from
a shift dress, a pair of flat fronted
trousers and a white shirt rather than from than from fashion led styles
that date easily.
and prints are hard to wear, so keep them to a minimum. If you have a large
frame avoid these as they will make you look bigger and instead of make can make
you look frumpy.
one colour creates a vertical line and makes you look taller and slimmer.
Varying shades and textures will add interest.
is important as well. Throw away old gray or ill fitting underwear and invest in
some well fitting bra and pants.
Take your time when you are shopping. Don't rush
into buying the first thing you see, if you are not sure, don't buy!
after your clothes
some good coat hangers. Wooden hangers are the best for coats and jackets, while
the type, with clips are good crease-free way of storing skirts and trousers.
some of the costs by taking good quality items
to dress agencies that will either buy them or sell them on your behalf.
leather handbags inside cloth bags to protect them and treat them ocassionally
with a nourishing cream to keep them looking good. Stuffing them with
scrunched-up tissue paper helps to maintain their shape.
fasten zips and buttons after you have hung up hung up your clothes.
have bought an expensive hat, then store it in a box to keep its condition.
treat suede and leather clothing before wearing it because once it is dirty it
is impossible to clean. Any waterproof or scotch guard spray will do. Cobblers
and shoe shops supply this.
your shoes buy buying shoe trees to
help them stay in shape. Wooden ones are better than plastic ones
and last longer.
your sock drawer and get rid of all
the odd socks.