If you're looking to cut back on your spending but don't want those budget cuts reflected in your wardrobe, this book is a must-read. Focused on women's clothing, the author explains how you can organize your closet to find hidden outfits, make the most of what you already have, and shop your own closet before hitting the mall. The final section of the book equips readers with every tool they need to be savvy shoppers, never again buying things they won't actually wear.
For example, the book opens with a quick way to get your closet under control: empty it of everything you don't use NOW, on a regular basis. If it doesn't fit or doesn't make you feel good, or is out of season, move it elsewhere in your home or dump it. Just don't let it distract you from the clothes you do wear on a daily basis. Next, organize your clothes by type: blouses, pants, skirts, tee shirts, suits, etc. should all have a place in your closet.
Now you're ready to shop your own closet. Without the distraction of things you won't wear anyway, you can match outfits, break up suits, accessorize, etc. The professional tips generously shared by the author give you insider tips on proportion, fit, colors, and coordination of different fabrics and styles. You may find that you don't need anything after all. Or, you may decide to buy a few pieces to complete your current wardrobe. Chances are, you'll end up spending much, much less than you would have by just hitting the mall without tackling your current clothing collection first, and you'll be well dressed every single day.
With the economy the way it is, some women are hiring wardrobe consultants to help them make the most of what they already have. That alone, though, is an expense. By reading this book, you become your own very knowledgeable wardrobe consultant. Pick it up for under $20 at your bookstore or online at www.DressingWell.com.
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