Streamline Your Closet in 2017

Here’s how it works.

I challenge you to streamline your closet in 2017.  Pick a day that’s coming up soon that you’ll remember like New Years, Presidents’ Day, April Fool’s Day, or your birthday. When that day arrives, turn all your hangers backward in your closet. There, that’s it.

Well, not quite. Each time you wear something, hang it back up the right way – not backwards. And voila! After 12 months you can tell at a glance what you haven’t worn for a whole year. Look at all those backward hangers. Then be brutally honest. If you haven’t worn it the past year, do you really think you’ll wear it the next year? Probably not, so pass it along to your local charity and let someone in need enjoy it.

Of course, this doesn’t work with those few things that you need, but not often. For example, you might have a few party clothes such as an evening gown or a tuxedo. You know that you may wear only them once every few years, but they are handy to have when the need arises.

For the rest of your clothes, if the hanger is still backward after a full year, it’s a good bet that it’s time to pass the garment along. There, wasn’t that painless?

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Stylish Wednesday: Resale + Vintage Shopping

Stylish Wednesday Resale + Vintage shopping can be overwhelming for many, especially if you haven’t explored the world of resale. In an effort to assist our newbies and some of our die-hard-diggers to get a better understanding of “How to Thrift”, please list your favorite “word of wisdom” below in the comments, email or Tweet us.

Our goal is to create a little style booklet to distribute to Style Mavens on future style tours and your resale advice will be quoted accordingly. Now, how fab is that?!

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EVENT ALERT | MODAGE STYLE | GOODWILL SUMMER SHOPPING BUS TOUR

Attention eco-chic shoppers, secure your seat on June 1, 2014.  We are excited to partner with Goodwill of Greater Washington for the first-ever Summer shopping bus tour in the Nation’s Capital.  Insert {happy dance here}!

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Tickets on SALE on Sunday, June 1st.  Spread the love and see you on the style tour! xo