Give Your Wardrobe A Seasonal Overhaul
As we shift seamlessly into autumn it’s hard to ignore the chill in the air. And difficult as it may be, it might be time to face facts – now’s the time to bring out your winter wardrobe. Warm coats, woolly scarves, hat and gloves – when it comes to the cold weather being warm and toasty is the order of the day.
But if your wardrobe’s a mess and full of clutter it could be time for a closet cleanse. If the thought of a clearout leaves you in a cold sweat, fear not – we have just the solution. What’s more, this wardrobe whisperer comes with impeccable celebrity credentials. According to Grazia Magazine Vicky Silverthorn, author of Start With Your Sock Drawer: The Simple Guide To Living A Less Cluttered Life has “touched more pop stars’ pants than even the most ardent groupie.”
Vicky, a professional declutterer and wardrobe whisperer claims that the simple step of reorganising your underwear will lead to a whole new and streamlined way of living. The go-to girl for closet cleansing, Vicky takes a no-nonsense approach to the mass clearout. Unlike Japanese declutterer Marie Kondo (a big favourite of ours here at Futon Company), Vicky “appreciates that while a black t-shirt might not inspire an outpouring of joy, it’s not practical to throw out all your basics.” So what top tips can be gleaned from this wardrobe wonder? Vicky says:
- Start by reorganising your sock drawer – it’s small and achievable. Ball your socks and tuck the tails in, arrange by colour and type and separate them into drawer dividers
- Fold and pack away anything you don’t use every day, whether that’s seasonal clothing, festival wear or winter coats
- You can fit three times as many clothes in your wardrobe if you use skinny hangers instead of regular ones
Futon Company says: As experts in small space living we’re constantly monitoring the newest trends for decluttering to make the most of small spaces, and what better way to start than by having a wardrobe cull. But there’s more to space saving living than simply having a streamlined wardrobe. Think smart shelving, savvy storage solutions and flexible furniture.