Clothing plays a major role in identity. Even minimalists who wear the same outfit everyday are saying something about what they believe.
Trends come and go and it’s fun to try new things. But….
- Do you ever feel like you have nothing to wear despite owning lots of stuff?
- Do find yourself in a vicious cycle of organizing, sorting and donating?
The Magic Art of Tidying Up by Marie Kondo created a cult-like following that made readers question WHY they own what they own.
The success of The Magic Art of Tidying Up can be explained by:
Marie Kondo’s method of decluttering works because it starts with why, rather than what and how.
The concept of a minimalist wardrobe sounds perfect and easy. The trouble is it’s more than finding a capsule wardrobe that suits your style and purchasing new garments. To define personal style try Simon Sinek’s recipe for success and Start with Why!
Why you’re buying the clothing you’re buying?
Pinterest is a useful tool that extends beyond the realm of retired crafters. It can save YOU time and money in the future.
Planning a minimalist wardrobe is NOT an easy process. It takes time and effort. Remember you’re in the planning phase NOT the purchasing phase!
- Start with a general definition of personal values. Spend the day using a values card set or find a YOUtuber that sparks connection who has tips for working on this growth skill.
- Use Pinterest. Start to think about planning a personal style. Why are you attracted to certain pinned items?
- Think about a color palate!!! It makes a huge difference.
- Don’t know what a color palate is? No problem. Search YOUtube. This will save so much money and time in the longterm.
- Read the clothing section of the Magic Art of Tidying up
- Pay attention to WHY you keep what you keep.
- DON’T go out and buy new things right away.
- When in doubt search YOUtube.
Stay tuned for more tips to guide the planning process. #MoneybagsMinimalistCloset