There are many benefits to a streamlined wardrobe
simplifying, fewer decisions to make when getting dressed, more quality clothing, reducing carbon footprint ...
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~Marie Kondo's best-selling book The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up offers a de-cluttering process that starts with clothing.
~In her article entitled How To Give Your Closet The Ultimate Minimalist Makeover the author Anuschka Rees says "It's not about owning or doing as little as possible. It's about owning and doing the right things, things that add value to your life."
~Rebecca Shern in her Minimal Wardrobe blog entry lists what is in her minimalist wardrobe. You may be tempted to start emptying out your closet after checking out her list!
~MindShift.Money looks at clothing purchases from a personal finances viewpoint saying "Many financial advisors suggest spending 3 to 5 percent of your income on clothing. So if you take home $4,000 a month, that’s $120 to $200 a month." They also talk about curbing our addiction to excess.
~The article Why We Buy More Than We Need lists 7 very compelling reasons and we recommend you check those out on your way to a minimalist wardrobe.