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Open Thread: What Are You Purging From Your Closet Right Now?

Open Thread: What Are You Purging From Your Closet Right Now?

About a week ago, I moved into my own place in Brooklyn. It felt both monumental (the first place I could call my own since my high school bedroom!) and scary (financially, maybe idiotic!). Most of all, it showed me that I simply have too much shit. 

Say it with me: Too! Much! Shit!

The “too much shit” mantra applies to virtually every aspect of my life—random papers, half-stamped loyalty cards, a metric ton of tote bags, face mists I was sure I would bring to the beach someday. But, of course, I also have too much clothing. I brought trash bags stuffed with sweaters, garment bags by the baker’s dozen, shoes stacked up to my chin. 

I’m not good at shedding. But I’m ready for The Purge. (No, not the 2013 dystopian thriller with a 39% Rotten Tomatoes rating. We’re already living in that.)

So, what am I purging? Coats that feel redundant. I don’t need a second fleece. Those pink Balenciaga pumps I bought for $80 from The RealReal that I probably won’t wear ever again (read: more than once). That puffy green headband I can’t seem to figure out how to wear.

I’m nixing the pieces in my closet that are “doubles”—items whose function and style are served by another item in my closet that pretty much has the same purpose. I’m eliminating clothing I haven’t worn in the past year (pre-pandemic, that is). And I’m cutting the things that don’t feel like…

https://repeller.com/fall-closet-cleanout/

Open Thread: What Are You Purging From Your Closet Right Now?

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