Oprah's-- Adam Glassman's LOVE YOUR CLOSET If the thought of
cleaning out your closet gives you anxiety, use Adam's rules to
help you weed out what you don't wear.
Rule 1: If you haven't worn something for over two years,
get rid of it. "Even if it's pricey," Adam says. "Give it to a
friend who will make good use of it. Sell it, donate it, put it on
Rule 2: If it doesn't fit you anymore, get rid of it. "Hang
it up on the door and call it closet art if you want that for
inspiration," he says. "But truthfully, by the time someone gets
back into a size, it may be out of style."
Rule 3: Don't fantasy dress. Oprah says she bought a lot of
purses she thought would be perfect for a lady who lunches, but she
never had time to go to lunch. If an item fits the lifestyle you
want but not the lifestyle you live, get rid of it.
Rule 4: Everything in your closet should promote joy, beauty
and usefulness. "You should feel pretty in it, and you should be
comfortable in it," Adam says. "And it should be really
Rule 5: If something brings up a bad memory or has a
negative energy around it, purge it. You'll never want to wear
something that reminds you of a bad time, but donate it and hope
somebody else can enjoy it.
Rule 6: Get rid of duplicates. If you have a ton a of things that
look the same, streamline.