I removed 31 items from my wardrobe in January — What’s Out There
Welcome to I’ve been trying it for a month, where we will publish new fashion, beauty or health The January daily article offers a first-person description of breaking old habits, getting out of your comfort zone, or simply trying something new. Follow up with 31 days of storytelling, covering everything from going 40-day cell phone-free to trying out the polarizing low-rise pants trend.
There was a time at the end of last year where I felt nervous every time I looked at it wardrobe. It’s a constant reminder of one more thing on my to-do list that I still haven’t worked through. Moreover, I feel sorry to see my corner of the house in such a mess because this kind of mess is not “me”. You see, I’m a little out of control when it comes to cleaning—even with a 2-year-old toddler, where my expectations are very low. Somehow, I always try to clean up all the toys and most of the clutter in our common area every night before I go to bed. (Otherwise, I can’t sleep.)
As a fashion editor, buyer, PR recipient, and often surrounded by so many new clothes, brands, models, etc., I end up just throwing everything in my closet without much thought. about the problem. And while I usually do Clean out the closet, juggling mom goes to work tasks plus a general drop in energy and morale in a COVID world last year meant I left my closet in a state of disarray that I couldn’t face on my own. — until now, that is.