Closet Confessions #FashionFriday

I am shamelessly borrowing this idea from InStyle magazine — one of my guilty pleasures! I just got my April copy in the mail and I thought this was fun. I hope you’ll join me! Leave your answers in the comments, or write your own post and link up!

Closet Confessions Poll

Can your shoes usually be found:

  1. stacked in their original boxes
  2. piled in a heap
  3. neatly arranged on a rack

Unfortunately, I will have to go with number 2.

While I do save the shoe boxes to my nicer shoes, and thanks to EasyClosets I have shelves to line them up on, more often than not there is a huge pile of frequently worn shoes in a heap on the floor of my closet . . . and scattered about my bedroom . . . and bathroom . . . and kitchen and family room and lined up on the stairs ready to be taken up. I’m a bit of a slob.

Which shades rule your wardrobe?

  1. mostly neutrals
  2. black, black and more black
  3. lots of bold hues

Hm… a few years ago I’d have said mostly black, but right now, I think my closet is pretty colorful. Tell me what you think.

How are your clothes organized?

  1. organized? uh, define organized.
  2. by color
  3. by occasion

It’s not that I don’t have a system; it’s just that I can’t seem to use it. Every once in a blue moon, I will organize everything by type and then by color. And I do have formal stuff separate. But then I often end up with a hodge-podge. Thanks to the way my rods are positioned, I do keep pants together, dresses together, and tops together. I guess my answer would be “all of the above”.

The dream addition to your collection is:

  1. an edgy leather jacket
  2. a gorgeous evening gown
  3. a timeless designer handbag
  4. other: you name it!

It’s not very dreamy, but I’d love to find the perfect feminine versatile blazer. It’s a piece that is definitely missing from my wardrobe.

Think fast! You can only keep one of your beloved wardrobe staples. What stays? 

  1. my favorite jeans
  2. my hottest dress
  3. a killer pair of shoes

If you know me, I don’t need to bother answering this one! You will have to pry my favorite jeans out of my cold, dead hands.

Fess up — whose closet is neater? You or your guys?

I’d say it’s a draw. We are both pretty sloppy people. I guess that’s good, right? Cuts down on the nagging.

Your biggest closet goal this spring is:

  1. purge the pieces I don’t wear
  2. find ways to use the things I already own
  3. create an organizational system and stick to it

I am always good about getting rid of things. We switch our closets out with every season, and I use that opportunity to donate the pieces I don’t think I’ll wear anymore. And I have an organizational system; I just need to stick to it. SO. I will go with #2 — I want to get better about using things I already own. Although I have to say, I’m doing better with that thanks to my Daily Mom Style posts. They might seem repetitive as it is, but I’d be wearing the same 3 outfits over and over if I didn’t have to show them to the world.

What about you??? Dish!!

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