If your problem could be solved just buying new pants, you would have solved it by now.

Before You Buy: reserve your judgement until you try on clothes

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When it’s hanging on the hanger, or you’re scrolling through photos, it’s super easy to think that you love a piece of clothing or hate an item of clothing or will always wear something. But try clothes on before you buy them, or make a snap judgement on them – when you try it on, […]

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When Your Spring Cleaning Goes Awry… 5 steps to get back on track and finish strong

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Spring cleaning your closet is a fantastic refresh. But it also has the potential to go awry.  So if you’re in the middle of (or procrastinating on) giving your wardrobe a good airing out, keep these steps in mind to get yourself back on track after a hiccup. Step 1: Name where you are in […]

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Money: 9 Things Your Clothing Budget Should Cover (in addition to new clothes)

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Building a wardrobe you love means more than just buying new clothes. It also means taking care of the clothes you want to keep around. But the items you need to take care of your clothes can be easy to forget when you’re setting up your clothing budget. If nothing else, your clothing budget should cover […]

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But does it spark joy? 2 Ways to Declutter When You Don’t Know What Sparks Joy

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Cleaning out our closets is something that seems like it “should” be easy. And while it might not be rocket science, it’s certainly easier said than done. There are tons of criteria you can use for deciding what pieces of clothing you keep and what you don’t keep. An incredibly popular criteria is, of course, the […]

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Purchasing hope. Why do we buy clothes?

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In the New York Times I was reading The Dress Promised Me Something the Doctors Couldn’t. The subtitle is what caught my eye: “My obsessive online shopping wasn’t really about the clothes.” Basically the essay is one woman’s journey of health uncertainty and searching for a diagnosis. And intertwined is the rise of her accompanying shopping […]

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