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5 Tips for Closet Spring Cleaning

I think its finally safe enough to say…

Spring is finally here!

I’m sure a lot of you are familiar with the daunting task of cleaning out your closet. You know, the time when you find the clothes you never knew you had and pants you still hold on to even though they’re too small. Well I don’t know about you guys but the warmer spring weather always puts me in a better mood… the perfect time to clean my closet! Getting rid of clothes is something that I still dread, but in the end, having a clean closet and more space for the clothes I will wear is so much better!

 So here are some tips on how to tackle your closet spring cleaning:


picture1. Grab a friend and blast your favorite tunes.

Cleaning and organizing goes so much better when you have a pal helping you out. Why not grab a bottle of wine to share while your at it?

Photo: Nordstrom



b2d1a290eb207b7df5f6437ab3d42b312. Take absolutely everything out of your closet… I mean everything.

Being able to see a clean closet and bare walls will make sure that you don’t forget about that shirt that’s jammed in the back of the top shelf.



3. When going through your b18149c76cd6e2f0ccefc826bac04e44items, ask yourself these questions:

  • Does it still fit?
  • Have I worn it in the past six months?
  • If I saw it in a store now, would I buy it?
  • Do I like how it looks on me?
  • Is it damaged?




4. Fold your heavy i0ea57fd59a7b6065c3a1d259418249a5tems to maintain their shape and create more hanger space.

By folding your heavy sweaters, they will maintain their shape so much better! Also, Just fold your jeans. (Remember… more hanger space!)

Photo: Jenny Norris/ 



5. Invest in good hangers.x12562

This is a tip that almost every organizer, stylist, and pinterest-ers alike recommend. Slim hangers are perfect because they’ll keep everything looking uniform and will also allow for more hanging items.

Photo: Jenny Norris/ 




Still not sure on whether you should get rid of an item?  

   Check out this short quiz  from WhoWhatWear to help you conquer your closet woes.

Take the Quiz!




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