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Achieve a Working Wardrobe
Now that you know your best colors and the styles
that suit you best you're no doubt dying to go shopping. However,
before you rush out the door to spend money let's go visit your
What's that I hear you say? Scary thought? Don't
worry, I'm here to guide you. And it will be well worth the effort.
A working wardrobe is one that functions well for
your current personality, coloring, body shape, age and activities. It
means you'll always have something just right to wear for every
3 Steps to a Working Wardrobe
The Wardrobe Magic ebook by Diana Pemberton-Sikes brings together all
the elements of how to dress well.
Organize your wardrobe
Get rid of the garments and accessories that are not flattering, that
you’re not wearing or that are worn out. And organize your garments by
type and color.
This step allows you to see exactly what you do
have and makes room for purposefully chosen new items.
For some of you it's also the most painful step! However, it really is
essential to your wardrobe makeover.
the approach detailed here.
Plan your wardrobe
With a detoxed and organized wardrobe it's time to
take stock of what
you have and what new outfits you can make by combining your existing
clothes in new and exciting ways.
As you go through your current wardrobe
auditing and planning you will identify what you need to
complete outfits and what entirely new outfits you could use.
You don't need a lot of clothes, clothing
- Go shopping!
After your wardrobe audit you should have a prioritized list of items
to shop for.
Maximise your shopping efficiency and success
by researching the shops you will visit. You need shops that sell the
items you are looking for and whose clothing styles suit your style
personality. Read more clothes
shopping tips here.
And now, finally, you're fully prepared to go
Don't forget to take your color swatch, style
shopping guide and shopping list with you.
Take control of your shopping!
If you're like many of my clients, you're not good at
shopping! Some signs of a poor shopper include...
- Ending up with "orphans" -- items that don't go with
anything else in your wardrobe
- Finding something that will sort of do, then buying it in
every color available!
- Buying something, but never wearing it (the price tag is
still on). What a waste of money!
These types of problems occur when you don't have a wardrobe
or shopping plan.
Jill Chivers, of Shop
shows you how to take control of your shopping. Sign up to her blog and
receive her free ebooks: "Are you Addicted to Shopping?" and "12 Keys
to Conscious Shopping".
>See my review of Jill's Conscious Shopping Mini-Course
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