It’s easy to trick yourself into thinking that maybe one day you will want to wear that dress again, but if your closet is full of clothes you are not going to wear this year, it’s time to purge your closet today. Since getting rid of old clothes is not an easy task for many of us, keep on reading for the 6 reasons to say goodbye to your old clothes to help you purging your closet.
- Your old clothes don’t fit you anymore.
If some of your pieces of clothing don’t fit you, it’s the best time to say goodbye to them. Remember, your current wardrobe must fit your current body, so you don’t need those ill-fitting clothes. Though we all face some body changes year by year by putting on weight or dropping pounds, don’t keep your favorite but old pieces of clothing in your closet if you think you wouldn’t want to gain pounds for the next few months.
- Your old clothes don’t suit your current lifestyle.
Look for clothes that don’t suit your current lifestyle and toss them away. Also, if you already stop pursuing your hobby like swimming, dancing, jogging, or working out at the gym, you probably don’t need swimwear, sportswear, or dance wear. Even if you will swim or dance in future, you are more likely to purchase a new wear. If you are changing your job, you may think of buying new pieces of clothing that will suit your current lifestyle and work.
- You have too many clothes.
Do you really need all those 30 dresses, 10 pairs of jeans, 10 sweaters, 15 blouses and 20 skirts? While owning a lot of clothes has its benefits, there are also many disadvantages. First, it’s a waste of space and money. Second, you keep pieces of clothing that don’t serve you well. By purging your closet, you’ll realize that less is more.
- You’re not happy with your old clothes so you can’t wear them.
No matter how hard you try, you can’t keep your favorite piece of clothing looking new all the time. It fits you, makes you look slimmer, and boosts your confidence, but it’s very old, chances are you’re not happy with them anymore. Remember, every woman has that one piece in her closet that she doesn’t want to throw away or give away. So, if you’re tired of wearing them over and over again, maybe it’s time to go shopping.
- Your clothes have permanent damages.
If your favorite pieces of clothing have some serious stains and any other permanent damages, it’s a crucial reason to say goodbye to those pieces. There’s no sense in keeping them in your closet. If you can’t get rid of those damages, try to get rid of those pieces so you’ll have a roomier closet that can store the clothes that serve you well.
- Your old clothes look outdated.
Having some throwback outfits like a vintage dress, Victorian inspired top, flared pants, retro pants and such may be nice but if all your clothes look outdated, maybe it’s time to let them go. Remember, matching old pieces of clothing with old ones is a hard work, unless you have a few trendy pieces that can refresh their overall look. By heeding our tricks, you’ll be able to get a timeless and functional wardrobe that will serve you for more years to come.